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Old 10-23-2020, 01:20 PM   #3608 (permalink)
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wire wheels

Originally Posted by sgtlethargic View Post
I thought that maybe you thought the body looked old. I like this shot of that car, I like vintage design, and I like the looks of some wire wheels. Wire wheels do seem like an odd choice on this. I'm guessing they're motorcycle wheels.
Since it's a 'race car', windage effects and compromised aerodynamics of the wire wheel may be offset by 'quick-change' capability of 'knock-off' spindle nuts, if encountering a flat tire during competition. Some races are won in the 'pits.' Or in this case, on the roadside, by an accompanying team repair crew.
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