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Post by Porousblock » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:38 pm

Could members please advise on the most suitable tyres for the L/C now? Back in the 1970's I ran on 185/70x13 which performed much better than the original 165x13's. I have a set of wheels fitted with 185/60x13 but they do not look quite right with such small tyres!
Some cars have been fitted with 15" diameter wheels but I prefer to stick to 13". I see that you can get 195 and 205 section tyres now in 13" diameter but I guess that you would need power steering........!
What do you use? Cheers, Cliff.

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Re: Tyres

Post by Keith Halstead » Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:56 pm

175/70/13. :)
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Re: Tyres

Post by Pete G » Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:47 pm

I had 165 s in the 70 s but now have 185/70/13 Goodyears.

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Re: Tyres

Post by Bruce Miles » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:40 pm

Who still try's to hang the tail out.For originality I chose Michelin XAS 165x13 from Vintage tyres at New Forest

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