1943 MB Jeep Tires and Wheels


Had to buy 1 more Combat wheel and new tires.

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Sandblasting wheels. Thanks Terry !!!

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Found I had to replace 2 bolts on the Combat Wheels

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Bought new rubber & one combat wheel from Kaiser Willys Auto Supply, LLC      http://www.kaiserwillys.com/ 

Combat Wheel            $259.99    Free shipping when I bought it.

Tubes                           $17.99 x 5 = $89.95

Tires                             $110.99x5 =$554.85

Flaps                            $15.99x5 = $79.95

Sub Total                     $984.84

Shipping            +            $163.43

Total                            $1148.27


Mounting Tubes, Liners (or Flaps) & Tires onto Combat Wheels 

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I found it takes a little hand strength to work the tubes & liners into new tires.

I put Anti Seize on the studs that hold the wheel halves together