They put combat wheels on M37s in Korea, I have pictures in my collection, it was probably out of convenience not policy, but it did happen and I have them for my 52' M37. They are just better wheels, who wants to deal with split rims anyway.
But they used combat wheels in Korea, there were probably a lot more of those laying around than the M37 stock Budd wheels so they threw them on. I have a huge M37 picture collection and I have found a few examples of them wearing those wheels. I have a 1943 set myself actually.
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