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 Post subject: original au xr rims ??
Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 4:06 pm 
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i have a set of au xr8/6 rims on ebay and a buyer asked if they were original, he said originals have the tickford logo stamped in them. i doubt that is true. but how can i tell if they are original. btw they are AU offset. (so thats rules them out of being e series copies)

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Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:33 pm 
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Do the wheels have a Ford Logo and part number on the inside?
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Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:51 pm 
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No ford logo but there is a few numbers

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:23 am 
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my au1 xr6 16" rims have no tickford on them

even the centre caps are "ford"


the 17" have a tickford cap

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:26 am 
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Mine are 17's and have the tickford cap, but still don't know if there original, did they even make a copy ?

 

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My old man has au 2 tickford wheels and they do have tickford wings stamped inside them.

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:16 am 
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listen to Papa Smurf. they'd have a Ford logo in them somewhere. if not they are copies

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:30 am 
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Yeah no ford logo

 

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we have a set of what i beleive are series1 xr6 17" rims these are the ones with the alloy centre cap, and they also have tickford wings cast on the inside of the rims..
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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:54 am 
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Are they the star rim with the thin spokes? The shiney metal finish?
Mine are au3 xr rims with the thick spoke.

 

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Here are my rims, I believe they are au 2 or 3 xr rims. Maybe they don't have the cast tickford wings . Possibly only au 1 do??


post1209823.html

 

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Those wheels should have the tickford stamp if they are genuine.

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:39 pm 
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I'll have another look but I'm pretty sure they have no tickford wing

 

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What numbers are stamped on the inside of the wheels?
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17x8 JJ
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ET+36
can't find tickford wings anywhere

 

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