1966 Corvette coupe 3 speed

Q & A with Kit Foster: January 14, 2016

Q. Thanks for publishing my letter [about stock wheels with tube-type tires, Oct. 1]. As far as safety is concerned, this is the situation: The typical rim section used in tube-type tire days [had] the rim riveted to the wheel center. A deep area of cross section [made] tire installation easy....