<VV> Tires--Can you top this??
J R Read_HML
Wed, 26 May 2004 23:25:49 -0500
As I recall aircraft tires of the era (probably still), they were rounded -
like motorcycle ties. Is that what you were using. Of course ModelA tires
were not real wide, so maybe it didn't matter?
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Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 11:00 PM
Subject: <VV> Tires--Can you top this??
> In the late 30s, my friends used to go to North Island NAS and get FREE
> Grumman (I think)fighter tires for out Model As. They had to get some 15
> inch wheels (as I recall spoked) but the streamed line 'ballons' locked
> SHARP (not COOL, cause that wasnt invented back then) but not too good
> racing. . Yeah my Cabrolet with 6 wire wheels , rumble seat and a flat
> crank/burned valve, cost $ 145 After that I wiszed up and got my ragtop
> $20 bucks less. Ted (bragging in AZ)
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