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I can not and will not dispute the above quote, I do believe it.All CUCV's had Flat Black wheels when they were assembled at GM Truck in Flint.
There are always exceptions! This one looks white though.Nobody here is wrong, unless someone tries to say their Combat Scout Company had silver spoke rims on theirs !
For future people who stumble across this thread, here's a pic of a track of the era clearly showing wheel color matching what's above it as a virtual continuation of the pattern, as it's supposed to be per the Reg. I realize this is a CUCV category and have learned from all your posts that when it comes to subdued wheel color on a CUCV, almost anything goes! But in the mid-1970's-late 80's, the IG inspections I experienced that came down to us from Brigade level were anal about the colors. Mickey Mouse crap.....called MERDC. It's a 4-color scheme with a proportion of 45% / 45% / 5% / 5% in color fill, which allowed the rims to be only one of the two dominant (largest percentage) color shades, whichever shade was directly on the body above. This rule applied to all sizes/types of tactical vehicles, wheeled and tracked. It was pretty much standard to see different-colored rims (and wheels on armor) on the same side of a vehicle in the MERDC era.
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