I own a nice collection of 1/12 RC cars that I'm going to transform into masterpiece model lowriders. 
The thing that sets a lowrider apart from many other custom cars, besides the hydraulics, are the ofcourse the wire wheels like Dayton and Zenith.
Since there are no aftermarket 1/12 scale wire wheels I decided to create my own set of rims and wires. In the early days I used a PVC pipe fitting as rim, cut the wires from a 1/10 Pegasus wire wheel and used sticky vinyl to give em a chrome or gold  look. Later on I used a combination by cutting the wheels that came with the model car and stacking the wires and rim to create the final wire wheel.

 
 

In 2006 I was creating a '57 Chevy Bel Air sample model for Boulevard toys to be showcased in Hong Kong. For this model I created my first resin casted wire wheels and had them professionaly chromed at the Ken Toys factory in China.
The cheesy name Jayton was stamped on the wheels.

 
 

In 2008 I created a new and better looking
Dayton style wire wheel using the rim of a 1/28 scale stadium truck and the wires of the Pegasus wheels. After searching for a long time for the right size and style tires I came up with using RC plane tires. Although not perfectly detailed they resamble the look of the OG 5.20 tires aka Skinny tires that are still used on many lowrider cars today.

 

Silicone molds were created to duplicate these nice looking wheels using strong urethane resin. For the tires I used a very durable black urethane rubber.

 

These wheels will soon be shipped out to
Chrome Tech USA to receive the best looking chrome job possible.
Keep an eye open because these wheels will be available soon on Jevries Blog&Store.