[DeTomaso] Tire Question
MikeLDrew at aol.com
Wed Sep 23 01:53:50 EDT 2015
Fwiw, the original pre-L sizes are available from Coker Tire (Michelin XWX). They are obscenely expensive as they are just being made to satisfy vintage Ferrari market demands.
The L-model used larger tires, equivalent to 205-60 and 255-60.
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On Sep 22, 2015, at 20:26, Michael Shortt <michaelsavga at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm going to buy tires for my newly acquired set of campy single slots
> in 7" & 8". These will be primarily for serious shoes,and not for any
> kinds of spirited driving.
> There seem to be ZERO tires which are available in both stock sizes,
> 185-70-15 Front and 215-70-15 Rear.
> Even Coker offers nothing.
> So the question is, what are others using?
> BF GOODRICH Radial TA'S
> are offered in 205-60-15, would these rub in the front?
> Rears are offered in 215-65/215-70
> If the front is supposed to be 185-70 and you have to go +20 at 205/70,
> then does one maintain proportion by adding +20 to the stock spec of
> 215-70 in the rear, thus 235-70.
> Or simply use the called for 215-70.
> What say you all?
> Michael Shortt
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