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Old 01-18-2013, 10:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I see their repopping 69 rim blow wheels. whats the diff in a 70 besides the center trim. I mean I know it will fit a 70 but is there any other differences that wont make it correct?
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Won't fit. The base of the wheel is completely different as 70's have the key on the column. 69's is still on the dash.
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ha yu thunk after all this time that i shudda known that lol.
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Yeah, I'm really hoping someone will start re-popping the '70 rimblow wheel. I've seen some lackluster restorations of late and I'd rather not fight with that.
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I had my 70 rim blow retored years ago by perogies. Perogie Enterprises . They did a fanstastic job. It still looks brand new 16 yrs later. You either send them yours and they will restore it or they have some already restored ( I think ). It will cost you , but you will retain an original rimblow.
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^^ Thanks. I've heard of Perogie. But I didn't know they did rimblow restorations.
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If you look underneath a rimblow for a 69 there are no slots in the base/ring like the 70 has for the steering wheel keyed lock pin.
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I sent my original rimblowoff my car so perogie could restore it. I bought the cheapest grant steering and put it on so i could drive my car until I got my original back. Then I sold the grant on e-bay.
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