<VV> Tire size (revisited)
tibbitts at qx.net
Sat Dec 8 20:28:31 EST 2007
For a number of years, I don't know how many, the 195/70R-14 was standard on
the Toyota Camry. For that reason if no other, the tire should be available
for some time to come.
As for the 7" wheels, I have the 195/70R-14 on my 7" wheels and they seem to
be fine. When I replace them in the spring, I will also be looking
seriously at the Yokohama AVID as well.
From: virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org
[mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of James Davis
Sent: Saturday, December 08, 2007 6:53 PM
To: Marc Sheridan; Virtual Vairs
Subject: Re: <VV> Tire size (revisited)
I just did a quick search for 195/70-14 tires and came up with 15
different manufactures and 48 different tires.
At 05:31 PM 12/8/2007, Marc Sheridan wrote:
>This subject has come up on this list more than any other. From my memory
>the general consensus is to go to at least a 15" wheel. Fourteen inch sizes
>are disappearing, like the 13" sizes have. Rally wheels are relatively
>and the selection is much better above 14".
>Here is a tie size calculator I found on the web,
>Personally, I am running 205-55-15 on the front and 225-50-16 on the back
>my '66 Monza.
>On Dec 8, 2007 3:03 PM, Steven <steven at sashimi.org> wrote:
> > I've been looking at old and not so old posts and scouring the net for
> > available tires for my LM vert. I've got Chevy Rally wheels, 14 x 7 and
> > presently up front 195/60 Goodyear GT+4 which have a crappy ride and
> > look small to me (and did I mention they're noisy too?). In the rear
> > they're 215/60 and they look OK. I'm looking fo an all season
> > radial that will be close to stock diameter and a little wider, though
> > nercessarily as wide as 215.
> > It seems my closest options are 195/70-14, 205/70-14, 0r 205/60-14. I'm
> > leaning toward the 70 series primarily for ride comfort but I don't want
> > it
> > to look too skinny. There are more choices in the 195/70-14 size and
> > Pirelli P-4 looks like it might be a pretty good choice. For general
> > street
> > use, is there any consensus?
> > Thanks,
> > Steve Brown
> > '62 Rampside
> > '69 Monza convertible
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