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New Peterbuilt truck #3: Wheels and tires

04-30-2018 04:49 PM by HotRod1 | 11 comments »

I am still working on getting the bugs out of the suspension, so I thought I would make the tires and wheels. I thought I would try making my own this time. Since this is going to be a heavy hauler, I chose to make super singles. I have seen several fantastic ways to make tires and wheels on this site, but thought I might try another way. I cut out (5) 2 3/4” walnut blanks with a hole saw for each tire, sanded the rough edges down and made a tire. Then put a 1/4” bolt through to put in a drill and run against the disk sander. Also cut center grooves and side profile. I needed to cut out the wheel, so I drilled a 1 1/2” hole 1/4” deep for the front a...

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