Would the real OEM rims please stand up? (1 Viewer)

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The wider one is a GM rim. Those clips will not work with OEM hub caps. Most likely has had the center hole widen if it fits a Land Cruiser axle.
 
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First and last pics is 4.5" wide and look like vw wheels with small clips
Second pic is


Interesting those the VW had a four bolt pattern. Had a rim similar to that with only three clips as I remember. Hole had been hacked to widen. The OEM rim is the early drum brake with rivets.
 
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First and last pics is 4.5" wide and look like vw wheels with small clips
Second and third pic is 5.5" and look like factory steelies
Yes, sorry I didn't offer more explanation, but you are on it! Thank you for your information.
 
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The wider one is a GM rim. Those clips will not work with OEM hub caps. Most likely has had the center hole widen if it fits a Land Cruiser axle.
The plot thickens..... Thanks for your information. I am blown away by the knowledge base in this forum! Here is an inset photo of the imposter rims with GM stamp.

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Also, no aforementioned stamped number on the imposter rim. But sure as shootin, they are 6 lug, and they don't look like they were machined. They are taller, narrower, riveted but different than the OEM rims. The OEM rims had 31x10.5x15"s on them and I threw all the tires away bc they were just roller tires and I assumed both front and back were same size. Why? I don't know perhaps it was sniffing too much paint thinner that day. Not sure.

OK, well, at this point I'm looking for a support group of old fj40 brethren that can calm the addiction and the suffering. What the hell do I do with the imposter rims? Also, am I going to find another set of "OEM" rims that are the same width, height, diameter? Or should I sell them both and start over? Sheesh! It would be so much easier if I didn't give a schnizzle about OEM.
 

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