Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

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Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

Post by Kevbuts » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:46 pm

Hi All,

I would like to replaced the chrome wire wheels on my 289 cobra with a set of FIA 289, Halibrand or similar alloy type centre locking wheels. My car is a Mk1 BRA 289 running MGB splined centre lock type hubs, so the wheels would need to fit these hubs.

Does anyone have a set they're interested in selling? If so I would be very pleased to hear from you.

Many thanks,

Kevin

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Re: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

Post by nikbj68 » Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:18 am

Hi Kev. One difficulty you will have buying a ‘set’ of FiA Halibrands is that the rear pair are wider. You would need to get 4 ‘front’ wheels to fit a ‘Street’ Cobra.
It’s a good look though, especially the ‘Kidneybean’, which is appropriate for an early racing 260/289!
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Re: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

Post by Kevbuts » Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:06 pm

Thanks for the reply and advice.

Are repro kidney bean style wheels available to fit MGB hubs? The do look good I agree.

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Re: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

Post by Migge » Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:25 am

You can use every wheel you want as long as you fit spline drive adapters to them. Don't waste your time surching wheels that will fit. There is such no market for those wheels. Decide what wheels you want, buy adapters and mount them to the wheels. That's it.
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Re: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

Post by peterc » Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:06 pm

There speaks the man who has experience of kidney bean wheels so has been there, done that and got the T shirt!
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Re: Wanted: FIA or Halibrand Centrelock Wheels for MGB Splined Hubs

Post by Migge » Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:04 pm

Here is your alternative Kevin.

Adapters for your MGB hubs to bolt on Jag or Chevy pattern wheels:
https://www.performancewheeladapters.co ... pair-of-2/

And here is your chance to get a very rare wheel set:

https://www.ebay.de/itm/AC-Shelby-Cobra ... Swvl1fcgDN

Wheel belong to me.

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