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Offline Steve Rinaldo

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1937 -60 Tires
« on: May 28, 2015, 04:57:55 PM »
Gentlemen:

I am about to replace the ancient tires on my 1937 60 series sedan. I have some questions Here that I'm sure you guys can answer. Here goes:

1. Did the car come with whitewalls?

2 Radials or Bias ply?

3. Tubes with flaps or tubeless?

4. Normal inflation PSI.?

I know this is a lot but I have no experience with tires in this car. Thanks, Steve.

Offline Steve Passmore

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  • Name: Steve Passmore - Sadly Deceased
Re: 1937 -60 Tires
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2015, 05:26:40 PM »
I presume your asking about originally?

Whitewalls were an option.
Radial tyres were in their infancy and not available on automobiles in 37.
No tubeless tyres then either.
Around 28psi
Steve

Present
1937 60 convertible coupe
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1941 62 coupe

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1936 70 Sport coupe
1937 85 series V12 sedan
1938 60 coupe
1938 50 coupe
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1941 62 sedan x2
1947 62 sedan
1959 62 coupe

Offline bumpercarguy

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  • Name: peter foster
Re: 1937 -60 Tires
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2015, 07:25:00 PM »
Steve also radial tires have better handling  they don't fallow the road problems, smooth ride,easier to steer,no tubes required. just a thought..p foster

 

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