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    Just in time for spring, well at least for some of you :P New shipment of GC360 Silverstone II alloy wheels in gunmetal with satin lip to mimic the appearance of the magnesium original.
    Originally produced by American Racing in 1962 for the sports car market the original silverstone wheel was discontinued in the mid 70's.
    Optional equipment (dealer item) for the TR250. The GC360 version is 15x6 & is available with an optional spinner kit.
    gc360enterprises.com


    Custom fit Triumph logo attached to 2 bar spinner (unique idea provided by customer):








  • #2
    I had a set of the real magnesium ones for 32 years on my 73 TR6 . I sold the car. Your wheels are the way to go. It is a full time job keeping the mag wheels shiny. I probably spent $1000,00 on Mag cleaner and rags over the years. Thanks for bringing them back. I think it isthe best looking wheel for a triumph. Not to mention they are period correct.

    Mike

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    • #3
      Are you located in Canada. Those are what i want to put on my car, Is a spacer required for a 73 tr6

      Thanks Jordan

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      • #4
        No spacers required for the TR2-6 range. I'm in Canada on the wet coast :P

        Here's a recent customer's TR6 with gunmetal & satin lip Silverstone II wheels:

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        • #5
          Great looking car. What is that color?

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          • #6
            Jasmine
            72 Pimento w/overdrive

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            • #7
              Those were also a dealer option for the '69 TR6 - at least.

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              • #8
                These look like really nice wheels. Way better appearance than the various Minilite reproductions and Panasports.

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                • #9
                  I believe I?m gonna have some Cosmics becoming available. They?ll need blasting.

                  Pm me if interested

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                  • #10
                    I believe I?m gonna have some Cosmics becoming available. They?ll need blasting.

                    Pm me if interested
                    Just sent you a PM
                    CF1634U+O Pimento/Chestnut
                    2nd owner, since 1975
                    Soon to be in Fair Oaks, CA

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                    • #11
                      I believe I?m gonna have some Cosmics becoming available. They?ll need blasting.

                      Pm me if interested
                      I've got some, too - but not ready to let go of 'em. Have you ever mounted them on a TR? Long ago I asked Derek Graham about the ones on his car, and he said you need spacers and longer studs to get the offset right.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Steve View Post
                        Those were also a dealer option for the '69 TR6 - at least.
                        I also put GC360 wheels on my 1969 TR6 and I love em. I included a 1977 picture of my TR4 with its original American Silverstones. My TR4 was at least second or third-hand so I had no documentation. Yes, the 1969 US brochure listed the 8-spoke wheel as an option but I don't know how many were actually sold with these wheels. Does anyone have an invoice that has the 8-spoke wheels included? Including any 60's Triumphs? I know the TR250 and TR5 spare parts catalog included the 8-spoke "cast road wheel" (P/N 308304) but even the initial TR6 spare parts catalog (the Stanpart one) did not list it. Of course you could also get them through the competition parts list but I'm more wanting to know if any 1969 TR6s actually left the dealership on those wheels.

                        Sorry for such an OCD question but, hey, if I don't ask I'll never get an answer.

                        Thanks- Jim

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                        • #13
                          Total guess here but as the wheels were made by American Racing they were likely a US dealer option vs something you might find in a Stanpart Catalog. That said, they were the wheels of choice for the factory (works) TR4 rally cars so the factory was aware of them.
                          Dealer options listed on an invoice in 1969? More likely a swap in the dealer lot but it would be cool to see if anyone has the paperwork.
                          That they show in the brochure is enough for me to make the American Racing wheels OK for concours (on a '69) but I'm no judge so I'm not aware of all of the rules.

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                          • #14
                            I found an original dealer option document for the 69 TR6, dated 6 of 69 it lists 8 spoke wheels in either aluminum or magnesium. I'll see if I can get it scanned in the next few days and post an image. This is a one pager, printed on both sides - not the tri-fold that we are all familiar with of the Jasmine TR6.

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