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Aluminum Fenton Wheels

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Hello everyone I just got my new wheels ....aluminum Fentons from Jim at Micro Nitro and they are freaking awesome . Here are some pics check them out.

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What is the link and price? Jody

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;):D :D :D :D :D :D

Great looking wheels!

I have seen some on ebay, are these the same vendor?

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Thank you! I keep seeing these aluminum wheels and sure do love them! But still way out of my legue! Someday hopefully I can afford a lather! For now, I will settle with doing my resin copies and painting them aluminum etc. Drats! LOL. Jody

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Wow, Beautiful wheels! Do the wheels come with lug nuts and front center caps? The 2 best aftermarket wheels I ever loved, Ansen's ( similar to Fenton's) and Cragar SS! I wonder how good machined aluminum Cragar SS wheels look in 1/25th scale? or could it be ever done? Thanks for sharing it with us!

~ Jeff

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Hi Jeff they do come with center caps for the front but no lugnuts, it would be almost impossible to cnc them I think.

thanks Chuck

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One would also have to mill them! That would cost far more I am sure then it would cost to buy either resin or PE nuts and bolts! I got a set from detail master through scale detail, and waiting on some resin ones from Mas resins once I get my order. Thanks. Jody

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Thanks Chuck and Jody! I had notice no lug nuts and was trying to figure out what do you use for that and plus, just had to check that beautiful pic of the Fenton's again! Its almost like a model kit itself! <_<

I'am always on the hunt for resin Cragar SS and Fenton/Ansen wheels and had no idea that someone actually machined Fentons! I understand the high price cause of the effort needed to do it.

To me, its the wheels that make or break a model car/truck besides just the paint and how well its done. After 40+ years of building models, those kit wheels are just not cutting it anymore. Always have to sand them on the outside edges which messes up the chrome. I love those ARll slotted rims but are hard to find now.

Thaks!

~ Jeff

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Thanks for all the nice words about my wheels. If I could find very small hex stock making the lug nuts would not be a problem. I have been trying to find small hex stock for a few years with out any luck. Rb motion makes some nice lug nuts and other bolts and fittings.

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I just want to see how they look on mussel cars! :lol::P

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Beautiful wheels!

I suggest using RB motion lugnuts, his new website has paypal now so its easier than ever to order from him.

Another alternative is using nuts from grandtline or tichytrain group.

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ya that is pricey but i think its no to bad i mean if u done great work on ur kit why not top it off??

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I have had Robert (RB Motion) make me several different types of machined aluminum lug nuts. I send him the specifications and he gives me a qoute. Always very reasonable.

I just recently had some long 7/8" lug nuts like those found on 4X4 trucks to use on the Weld Super singles I machined and cast into resin.

Robert has also produced different sizes of acorn lug nuts for my semi truck wheels.

I really like these Fenton wheels and will be ordering a set! Jim, I sent you an email asking if you would be interested in making some specific wheels for me.

Please let me know if you do not recieve it.

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I just want to see how they look on mussel cars! :lol::o

Now your just being shellfish! LOL

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