As some may know I went to 15" wheels on my 63 Galaxie. In doing so I needed 15" wheel covers. I found a set on Ebay for $575 advertised as 406/427 wheel covers. Since there was another add with a price of $3000 for a new nos set I figured I could live with a few dents. The add said they were show quality. The add also stated no refunds, no returns. Both sellers were from Michigan. One from Kalamazoo and the other doesn't disclose his exact location. When I got them they were dented up past my standards for a rusted out piece of junk, much less a restored car. The wheel covers were 1956 Mercury and he'd used an electical box cover for backing plates. One was so bent up there's no possibility of it staying on a wheel. Since then I have bought two nice 56 Mercury wheel covers for $30 bucks each and drilled my own holes to hold the spinner on. I use the backing rings off my 14" set so it works out well. I'm still looking for a couple of nicer 56 wheel covers. Just to let you know if you put them on newer wheels you have to cut the Mercury emblem out of the wheel cover because the wheel covers are too shallow to clear the front hubs. Works out well. The guy selling the 406/427 wheel covers has since changed his add to read " looks nos 406/427". His handle is stang54321.
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