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Old 06-19-2017, 03:44 PM   #1
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Hello everyone , I'm looking for a modern 225 /70/r15 with a whitewall possibly a narrow width half inch or less
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Coker tire..... has Goodrich silver town radial 3/8 inch whitewall for 272 a tire any thoughts on better prices or better options . For 1088 dollars I imagine I can get new 17 inch wheels and tires. . Thanks in advance.
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I ordered red line tires from Summit Racing as they have free shipping. Just beware of the date codes of when the tire was produced.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/***-579764/overview/
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Coker radial tires are known to be out of round
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Coker radial tires are known to be out of round
There's a fix for that

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I'm starting to think Summit Racing is being used as an outlet for old and factory second tire stock. Had bad luck with tires from them.
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I'm starting to think Summit Racing is being used as an outlet for old and factory second tire stock. Had bad luck with tires from them.
The red lines I purchased from them were 6 months old and I've had no problem with them. All balanced and drive smooth.
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I've checked out Db tires and basically they take a bf Goodrich and vulcanize a whitewall in my case 5/16 250 dollar a tire. Yikes.
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I wanted white walls also on my 70 but they are hard to find and real pricey, I'm going with the white lettering

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It's tough to find a thin white wall without going to one of the specialty tire makers.

How about a black wall tire and you "add" the thin white wall yourself with one of the numerous razzle-dazzle tire kits?
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Good idea thanks everyone
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I've checked out Db tires and basically they take a bf Goodrich and vulcanize a whitewall in my case 5/16 250 dollar a tire. Yikes.
Pricey! For sure but no issues and you do get what you pay for. No part of the car effects your safety more than tires. Might want to put the best 4 contact patches your budget will tolerate there.
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Perhaps call you local Firestone or GoodYear shop and ask? I am about to do the same thing for our 65 4-4-2 survivor. It has raised white letters; I hate 'em. Needs a thin white stripe for the 14" wheels and dog dish caps. Good luck.
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