<VV> Factory Tire Question

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 23 09:02:23 EST 2005

They are over 40 years old. Deadly.

Harry Yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
perryman, MD
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Darrin Hartzler" <dhartzler at verizon.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 11:36 PM
Subject: <VV> Factory Tire Question

> A friend of mine, Mike Puglisi, just revived the engine of his 1961 a
> few weeks ago and he is working to get the 6,000 mile car back on the
> road.  He has a dilemma with the tires.  He has four original factory
> tires on the almost new-looking rims.  He knows he will not drive on
> these, but he is wondering how important is for him to save the original
> tires.
> He plans on weekend driving the car - a bare bones model that his
> grandmother bought new in 1961.  She was annoyed that she had to pay for
> the gas heater that came in the car.  She would have preferred heater
> delete according to Mike.  Very nice original car.
> Does it make sense for him to get a used set of rims for the new tires
> he will buy so as to not disturb the factory tires.  I guess he could
> use them in shows, etc.  The guys around here say just dump them.  Any
> thoughts?
> Darrin Hartzler
> 66 yellow
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