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 Post subject: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:01 pm 
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I saw these today while at the exhaust shop. They were on a Celica parked out back for some exhaust work. What are they?

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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:04 pm 
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I believe they are OEM Starion wheels?


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:09 pm 
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After looking at the Hollander book, yes they are OEM '84-85 Starion wheels. :tu:

Only pic I could find of them on a Starion.
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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:15 pm 
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Cool! It looks like the little scoop things are meant for cooling the disks. Very interesting and purpose built rims.

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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:12 pm 

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We affectionately refer to those as "cowbell" wheels. Not that common but not impossible to find.

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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:03 pm 
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we definitely do not need more cowbell..


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:44 pm 

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they do look interesting. Nice Celica too


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:47 pm 
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dont forget in europe they can be found on several Lotus (exige?) and some Ferraris


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:04 pm 
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Who would put Starion wheels on a Ferrari?!?


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:03 pm 
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I dont think theyre Mitsubishi exclusive :wink:

or better said iam sure Italy had them first


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:24 pm 
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Need pics. 8)

And yes, quite often Japan copied the Euros. :P


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting wheels
PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:49 pm 
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i have seen wheels like that on lamborghini from back in the late 60's early 70's -in 5 lug/spoke form...

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