Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

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Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

Post by LesAlderson » Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:54 am

Needing 2 split rims for 600/20 tires.

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Re: Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

Post by Henry K. Lee » Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:16 am

I have some Chevy split rims if you can not find them, let me know.

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Re: Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

Post by Adam » Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:23 am

TT 23” rims are split rims.

TT 20” rims are solid rims with a removable lock ring.

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Re: Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

Post by TWrenn » Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:47 pm

From past experience I'm gonna chime in with my 2 cents FWIW...usually not much..😂...but..the 600x20 are also referred to as the "widow maker" due to the danger of the lock ring. Whatever you do if you buy a used set, be DARNED SURE of their integrity. Much rust, and if the lock ring shows any kind of wear or bend, you should pass up. Gotta remember they may be very old and tired and not worth the risk. I ended up buying brand new ones from Universal Vintage tire in Hershey PA, and was glad I did. I searched extensively for used ones and they all were just too rusty and tired looking for me as well as my installer. Just saying. Do what you are comfortable with. And of course inflate them in a CAGE....my late grandparents owned a tire store and one employee got in a hurry and inflated one without the cage and had an arm tore completely off when the ring cut loose.

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Re: Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

Post by Henry K. Lee » Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:36 pm

That’s why I have replaced them with Chevy’s. Safe way to go!

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Re: Wanted TT 20" Split Rims

Post by LesAlderson » Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:41 am

Thanks for all you input, it is much appreciated.
I am a new to Model T,s and started the fire truck build with just the frame and motor.


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