Rocket Racing Wheels Fire Wheel, 18x6, 5 on 4.5, 2.875 Backspace
Universal Fit, 18 Inch Wheel Diameter, Aluminum, 6" Width, 5x4.5 in. Wheel Bolt Pattern (in.)
These Rocket Fire wheels are designed after the 6 pin drive magnesium wheels that the Indy Roadsters of the 50s and 60s dominated the track with. The Rocket Fire features the same classic six pin ribbed design, durable high-tech construction, and are precision-crafted from A356 aluminum. Originally, six pin wheels were held on by a pressure plate and knockoff. The Rocket Fire re-creates the original pressure plate and knockoff attachment but with the capability of a 5-lug bolt on and utilize conical seat open end lug nuts.
- Available in painted gray center with machined rib and outer or full As-Cast finish
- Precision-crafted from A356 aluminum
- 5-lug bolt on and utilizes conical seat open end lug nuts
- 18 x Inch Diameter
- 5 x 4.5 Inch Bolt Pattern
- 2.875 Inch Backspace
- Lug Nuts NOT INCLUDED with wheel
- Lug Nut Cover/Knockoff NOT INCLUDED with wheel
- GRY (Gray Painted) - Gray painted center (color similar to as-cast aluminum) with a machined outer lip
- PLN (As Cast) - As-cast aluminum center with a machined outer lip
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