where would hubs like this come from,, ??  https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1963-CADILLAC-...

are they original to 63 ?

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Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on June 25, 2017 at 12:26pm
You are very right about the difference which is about 1,000 --1,500 dollar range

Comment by Clovis on June 24, 2017 at 2:54pm
Those are spoked rims on that car, NOT hub caps. That's a big difference.
Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on June 24, 2017 at 2:23pm
The spoke hub caps from the 80's fleetwood will fit the 64 rims as i have them on my car
You can see them on my convert on my page

Comment by Kim K Kaiser on June 24, 2017 at 2:22pm

ok,, thanks,, i see the help page,, will refer there for some of tis stuff from now on,

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on June 24, 2017 at 2:20pm
You do need to have the correct stock rims for the 63-64 cars for the stock hub caps to fit
The rim year is stamped on the inside of the rim with the tire off
The car in the picture above could have different rims so those hubcaps are the ones that fit those year rims
Not sure what year those caps in the picture are from myself

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on June 24, 2017 at 2:15pm
Spoke rims and spoke hubcaps are not stock items for 63-64 cars

Hub caps come off a newer fleetwood ( like around the 80's)
Comment by Clovis on June 24, 2017 at 7:54am
Spoked rims are just like a bicycles rims. Spoked hubcaps are fake.
Comment by Jason Edge on June 24, 2017 at 3:33am

Hi Kim, A lot of the questions you are asking are on our Help Page. For tires and whitewall widths click on this Help Page link:

- Tires: Original Tires and Wheels used on 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs   

Comment by Kim K Kaiser on June 24, 2017 at 12:37am

what s diff between spoked rims and hubcaps?

what is the widest whitewall that was stock or original,,

Comment by Clovis on June 23, 2017 at 8:40pm
They are not wheel covers,they are spoked rims.


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