I am a huge fan of all the old cool wheels you’d see on rally cars and touring cars racing from the ‘70s through the ‘90s, and I just assumed that they we all out of production, like all the BMW E30s in heaven right now. I was extremely wrong!

As it turns out, Compomotive in the UK is still selling all of its cool old wheels.

This all started when I was trying to identify some big center locks (centre locks) on a 1990s BTCC Toyota. At first I thought they were OZ wheels, but then that brought me to the Compomotive, which produces the TH series of wheels, probably the best rally wheel of its era.

But then!

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More rally wheels. Dig these STR Stratos coffins.

And these TH2s ready for a Lancia Delta Integrale.

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And these classic five-spoke MO5s.

The only thing I have trouble figuring out is how to buy these in America, as the Compomotive website alludes to dealers in the USA, but the last post I can find about anything like that is fifteen52 distributing them. Now fifteen52 sells a number of wheels that look like Compos, but are not.

I may have to restrict myself to dreaming of Methods and Braids for my American rally wheel dreams, which is probably fine. Will I keep dreaming about Compomotives? Yes. Extremely yes. That these things are available is tearing my brain apart.

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Why did nobody tell me this? What did I do to you? If I did something wrong, just let me know. Don’t hide these things from me. Don’t torture me. I don’t deserve this.