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Reo Truck wheels wanted 07 Nov 2021 18:44 #227769

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Looking for at least 3 20” truck wheels for a 37/38 Reo 2 ton model, i have seen the same wheels on an earlier 35 model Reo, the truck i have is fairly complete apart from the rusted out wheels and rear section of the chassis
these Reo wheels are quiet distintive picture below of the style
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Reo Truck wheels wanted 07 Nov 2021 21:48 #227782

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blastermike I have one wheel (I know I had two but cannot find the other one) 20 inch five stud but the shape of the "hand" holes might be slightly different. PM me your phone number and I will send you a picture. It/they have old tyres gone hard so I do not want any money for them. Located near Phillip Island, Victoria.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!
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Reo Truck wheels wanted 07 Nov 2021 22:58 #227796

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If the centres are still good then cut them out anddddddd weld them b ack into new/er rims
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Reo Truck wheels wanted 07 Nov 2021 23:17 #227803

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The holes are one brand of wheel,used also by Federal........however ,any 5stud Budd wheel will fit...........the wheels shown have the odd solid lockring,also used on some WW2 GMCs......no Inter wheel ever had the solid lockring...............I d be inclined to soak them in molasses for a month,and get rid of the heavy rust,maybe the lockrings will come off,then fill all the wasted away metal with weld
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Reo Truck wheels wanted 08 Nov 2021 05:38 #227809

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Thanks for the help, now i know that that type was used on federals and maybe other brands, im going to strip the tyres of and blast the rims and locking rings to see just what ive got
or not??
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Reo Truck wheels wanted 15 Nov 2021 20:00 #228208

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Striped the tyres off the rims and its only looking like ive only got 2 decent rims and maybe another 1 could be repaired??
the other 3 including their centres are too far gone, so if anyone can help ? drop me a line please,
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