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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Speed Star Wheel

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Categories: Parts Suppliers | Wheel And Tire

Speed Star Racing (SSR) wheels from Speed Star Co., Ltd. Speed Star was purchased in 2005 by Tanabe Co. Ltd. and is now doing business as "SSR Wheels".

Also see: Super Star Racing (of the famous Super Star wheels)

Contents

Overview

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Also see:

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By caps, lug nuts, and other SSR parts from Upgrade Motoring
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Mark I

SSR's first wheel: The 1971 MK.1.

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Mark II

The classic square-spoke wheel @ JNC | SS
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MK-II 14-inch wheels on Datsun 1200
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13x7
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13 x 6.5
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Mark III

Speed Star MK.3 (similar to Topy Jovite)

MK III
* 8-spoke: double 4-spoke (thick 4-spoke + thin 4-spoke)
* have a ridge surrounding the lug holes
* Six rivets (early)
* Ten rivets (late)

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TOPY Jovite lug holes are not separated from the spoke as they are on Mk III (don't have a ridge surround the lug holes)

  • Six rivets

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Conc

1986 Speed Star Conc (aka Flying Dragon)
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Dori 2

double 10-ray (Simmons#OM is double 8-ray)
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Jilba

Jilba Racing (no discernable hub area; Colin Star Shark II has round hub; Rims#Equip_03 has semi-round hub)

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Long Champ

Long Champ brand of wheels by Suzuka. Although designed and marketed by Suzuka, some were originally manufactured by Speed Star. Later version have no SSR markings.

See Main Article: Long Champ

Long Champ XR4
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Long Champ M-1
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Mesh

  • Reverse Mesh (SSR-RM)
  • Formula Mesh (SSR-FM)

Formula Mesh 16"
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The difference between Reverse Mesh and Formula Mesh is that one has a staggered lip and one is completely flat. 13 and 14 inch meshies are hard to find in reverse but not in formula.

Type A
Type B
Type C
Type FM

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Star Bright

Bright Speed Racing

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Star Formula

6-point star

13x10 SSR Star Formula
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14x7
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Star Shark

Colin Star Shark manufactured by SSR

See Main Article: Colin wheels

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Super Star

See: Super Star Racing

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