YearOne is now offering 17-inch aluminum Mopar Rallye Wheels in 8- and 9-inch widths.
We’re convinced something is in the water at YearOne. They’ve got a bonafide case of Mopar fever, first releasing the classic Magnum wheel earlier this year in 17-inch sizes, and now a 17-inch alloy version of the iconic Rallye wheels, which graced millions of Mopes back in the muscle car heyday. Introduced in 1970, the wheel was an instant hit and became so popular it was a mainstay on Dodge and Plymouth performance cars for years. Of course, as cool as the original wheel was, YearOne has improved it by casting it in aluminum (the originals were stamped steel) and offering it in a modern 17-inch diameter with both 8- and 9-inch widths. Moreover, the YearOne Rallye is offered in two different backspacings for proper fit on a number of different vehicles. (The backspace on the 9-inch wheel is 5 inches, while the 8-inch version has a 4.5-inch backspace.)
Updating the material to aluminum saves unsprung weight while increasing the size allows the use of modern tires and adds room for bigger brakes used by today’s builders. The wheels feature a silver powdercoated center accented by a machined lip, and accept original center caps and lug nuts for an authentic yet modern look.