<VV> Re: Original tire brand

aircooled6 at prodigy.net aircooled6 at prodigy.net
Tue Mar 8 21:40:16 EST 2005

I have an original spare in the garage.  No good, but its a Uniroyal Laredo
7.00-13 Dynacor rayon with a 5/8" white stripe.  It came with one of my 69

Everett Wilson
North Richland Hills TX
67 500 4dr 110/pg/ac
64 Greenbrier 110/PG

> From: NOSVAIR at aol.com
> Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 13:50:24 EST
> To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> Subject: <VV> Re: Original tire brand
> In a message dated 3/8/2005 12:26:43 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> virtualvairs-request at corvair.org writes:
>> If I remember correctly, the LM orvair came originally with 8.00X13 bias ply
>> tires with a 1/2" whitewall.  Am I correct on the original whitewall width
>> or was is 5/8"?  Also, what was the original Brand of the bias ply tire?  I
>> am looking specifically at the early 1966 model year.
>> Thanks
>> Doug Barneck
>> Your Tax Dollars at Work
> 1966 Corvairs came standard from the factory with 700-13" tires made by US
> Royal/ Dominion Royal....later Uniroyal.  This would be evident on "off the
> lot" cars as opposed to customer order Corvairs.  Special orders of other tire
> brands could be made at your Chevy dealer.  I think the 5/8" whitewall is
> roughly the correct dimension.
> Bruce Webster
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