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Old 02-12-2009, 04:35 PM
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Well, my Cobra was purchased from the person that you built it for - my understand is that he may have purchased the original Halibrands after receiving the Cobra from you.

So, you are stating that you have them - could you post a URL - I'm buying?
The wheel itself doesn't matter, the caps go on the hub of the car, which can vary by make.

Comp cars and S/Cs had no rear caps, as there was nothing to "protect" (i.e. bearing underneath). As stated above, most street cars were fitting with them to look more finished.

I like the look of no caps on the rear, but then again I also like the comp look.

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Old 02-12-2009, 05:14 PM
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The wheel itself doesn't matter, the caps go on the hub of the car, which can vary by make.
...and they're a little more complicated than just a press-fit chunk 'o metal. Getting them from ERA is definately the way to go.

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Front only, be it SC, Comp cars, or street cars.

The cap is a "dust shield/cap"

The rears don't have bearings that need to be protected.
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Old 02-13-2009, 12:20 PM
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Got it, thanks for all the input!
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