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Old December 23rd, 2012, 01:31 PM
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What wheel is this?

I am looking to buy a spare wheel that is identical to the wheel I have, but it seems that this wheel is a bit different than what I have been looking at. Can someone help me out with the style wheel, part number, or something!

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Old December 23rd, 2012, 02:16 PM
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Looks like a painted/PCd freestyle?
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 02:30 PM
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Not sure what it is, but definitely doesn't look like a freestyle wheel to me. Almost looks like a Porsche wheel.

It may be some sort of Land Rover wheel, judging by the center cap, but I'll bet there's a spacer under it to make it fit the defender bolt pattern.
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 02:36 PM
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Isn't that a TWR found on Classics?
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 02:40 PM
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Isn't that a TWR found on Classics?
Maybe, I though the ends were more pointed..
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 02:51 PM
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I was thinking TWR painted black but it almost looks like the ones he posted have an angle to them?

Black TWR
http://forum.roversclub.org/forum/sh...loy-wheels-300

Silver TWR
http://www.lrrforums.com/showthread....TWR-Wheels-300
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 03:04 PM
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I was thinking TWR painted black but it almost looks like the ones he posted have an angle to them?

Black TWR
http://forum.roversclub.org/forum/sh...loy-wheels-300

Silver TWR
http://www.lrrforums.com/showthread....TWR-Wheels-300
Not quite the same. The OP's wheels have a slight twist to the spokes.
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 03:17 PM
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Agreed, look like the twr but with an angle on the spoke unless it is the light playing tricks on us?

Just went through a few UK rover mags looking at the aftermarket wheels and found some that look like the TWR but nothing with a twist / angle

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Old December 23rd, 2012, 03:20 PM
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Agreed, look like the twr but with an angle on the spoke unless it is the light playing tricks on us?

Just went through a few UK rover mags looking at the aftermarket wheels and found some that look like the TWR but nothing with a twist / angle

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There is definitely a twist to the wheel, which is why I knew these were not freestyles
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 04:26 PM
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It's not the TWR or the RRC propeller style. Unless its a d2 with adapter I'd say some kind of aftermarket unit.
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1998 1999 Disco?

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/berke...els/1009682885
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 04:38 PM
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Do you happen to know if the D2 wheels have a twist in the spokes or are they just straight?
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Those look like them. One straight edge, then curves to the back like the original black ones posted.
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Do you happen to know if the D2 wheels have a twist in the spokes or are they just straight?
The wheel in the image has a twist. I've found several examples of the same wheel for sale on the Internet and they all say disco. I've all seen some images of trucks with that wheel. Or I should say inthinknot is that wheel.

It might be an ROW part because I don't recall It from the US. I can post some more images if you want.

Sorry I couldn't give you more assurance.
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Sorry about the typos. iPhone typing.

The powder coat on your rim softens the edges and xteates reflections making it difficult to be sure. But it looks right.

Another clue, Rivermike has more trucks on his site with that wheel.
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Those look like them. One straight edge, then curves to the back like the original black ones posted.
These are definitely the wheels. Thank you!
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 05:29 PM
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Now I guess the question becomes, where can you find one state side?
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 06:06 PM
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Definitely the wheel but I wonder if it is misidentified on that for sale post. That wheel look very much like the ALY72153U10 so the poster might have made a mistake. That's a more common original - no twist.

I'm away from my desk but when I get back I will look through my file.
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Sorry about the typos. iPhone typing.

The powder coat on your rim softens the edges and xteates reflections making it difficult to be sure. But it looks right.

Another clue, Rivermike has more trucks on his site with that wheel.

Here is another picture for your reference. A part number would be fantastic. Also, it's funny you mention rivermike, this happens to be one of his creations! I have emailed him about the wheels, but I don't anticipate a response until the new year.
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Another step closer to the U.S. http://www.totalparts.co.uk/defender...nger-16x7.html

------ Follow up post added December 23rd, 2012 06:27 PM ------

Start with http://www.dap-inc.com/ They are BearMach's U.S. distributor. That's all I've got.
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