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Some used vintage shoes( tires) for our project...


jrkoupe

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We may be using lightly used Dunlop vintage race tires( the one on the rt., the one on the left is only avail new and is $$$$))...a very cool looking old school tire....13"...w/an 8 ' wheel. The model on the left was developed for later historics when they went to wider wheels...so the tread foot print is wider being able to take advantage of a wider wheel. It would be more appropriate for the 02, but they are just too much $$$.

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yup ! ......CR-65 is the correct tyre for yer car :

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But for street - I'm more of a fan of the CN 36 (on the right )

- EXCELLENT Tyre

sorry to say it's become available again only in 15" and 16 "

175/70x15 for SAAB 99 Turbo/EMS, VW Super Beatle, PORSCHE 356,

and some others

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and then there's MICHELIN " XAS " 'vintage' - anything is available-

just takes MONEY.

Here's a great catalog with tons of tyre history :

http://www.michelin.com/corporate/front/templates/document.DocumentRepositoryServlet?codeDocument=6749&codeRepository=MICHCORP&codeRubrique=CORP_COMPET

'86 R65 650cc #6128390 22,000m
'64 R27 250cc #383851 18,000m
'11 FORD Transit #T058971 28,000m "Truckette"
'13 500 ABARTH #DT600282 6,666m "TAZIO"

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Those tyres look very cool. I'm guessing they are bias ply. Have you ever driven a car with wide bias ply tyres? Better keep a good grip on the steering wheel. What is the end result width? I too think that 13's look the part on an o2. I have 235/45/13 Kuhmo V700's on my 13X8's. Sumatumo has a 215/50/13 that is CHEEP at Tire Rack.

John

By the way, this 510 has those 215's on 13X8 wheels.

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Fresh squeezed horseshoes and hand grenades

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