Yeah, $250 is a killer no doubt. Looks like I'm in the minority, but I really like it, especially if it were all polished. I think its because I'm a bit more of the "blockier" style. While I really like Torque Thrusts and the sort (smoother rolling spokes) I'm still a sucker for a blockier look like the Convo Pros, or the wheels on 33hitman33's car.
I think the cap would still flow fine with Torque wheels, but if the car were all smoothed out and really lowered, then no, I don't think the cap would fit. But for me, I like it. I guess I always thought the 66-67 cars needed something on the side. Like an emblem or something. With nothing (like the passenger side) it can sometimes look too plain without something there. Just depends on the overall theme of the car.
You know what would really be slick (of course, I'm the oddball on this gas cap thing, so you might think its stupid). They should lose the bolts, and weld studs to the underside of the outer ring. The studs would act just like the allen bolts and extend into the wheel tub for the nuts to tighten to. That way the outer ring would be smooth (instead of having the allen heads showing) and might help it flow a bit better. It would kinda lose that jet fuel gas cap look, but might help it out?
I dunno! I guess I'm in the minority when it comes to the cap! I like it but not mounted on the quarter. I got one from AirRide so I'm gonna mount it on top of the tank Ricks Hot Rods fabbed for the '66.
painted cap,no chrome,or boat cap,250.00 for a piece of alum. that sticks out like a sore thumb,looks RICER BIG TIME:yes:,imo caps look better painted and blended in with the rest of the paint,even chrome caps stick out on the qrts.
I may have missed the gas cap you were looking at but I loved the mazda cover I saw in your link. Reminded me of my honda cover... Keeps the gas guzzlers from looking for my fuel and its a remote opening switch from the inside of the car, Umm, just like my honda LOL Oh, and it allowed me to have a nice fuel cell without having to open the trunk to filler-up JR
I got tired of the gasoline spilling down the side of my fender. So I moved the filler neck into the trunk. I mounted an unlead type filler neck into the wheel well. The new style nozzels stay hooked into the filler neck and I don't have to hold it in place.