<VV> Supply of 13" Tire Question

Bryan Blackwell bryan@skiblack.com
Wed, 26 May 2004 09:37:23 -0400

On Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at 07:02 AM, 
virtualvairs-request@corvair.org wrote:

> At our last meeting a club member that is working at a tire shop asked
> a question.  He says that the 13" tires are going to a thing of the
> past.  That there is not much of a need for this size any more.  He
> owns early models and says you can't go and buy a set of rims like you
> can a late model to go to a 14".  What has been the experience of other
> members.  Is this just his thoughts?
Well, he's wrong about not being able to get early 14" wheels, they are 
easily available and I would contend easier to source than late wheels 
(which generally have the wrong backspace).  Short answer:  buy a set 
of Datsun 240Z wheels.  Long answer:  

Bryan Blackwell bryan@skiblack.com
   Corvairs: '61 Lakewood, '64 Greenbrier, '65 Corsa, '66 Corsa
   '69 Road Runner, '97 Ford F-150, '99 Neon R/T
"Why do something if you're not going to obsess about it?"