<VV> Tires--Can you top this??

J R Read_HML hmlinc@sbcglobal.net
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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Later, JR
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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
for drag
> 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
Spyder for
> $20 bucks less. Ted (bragging in AZ)
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