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  • 17-05-2010, 15:12
    scooder

    Re: Tyre Size

    Have a sniff around Citreons and Peugeots Lots had steels standard and some of the citreons have plain steels (no cutouts or holes) and Ford stud pattern.
  • 17-05-2010, 13:24
    slappy

    Re: Tyre Size

    Hi martin

    Thanks very much I have got the front rims hillman Minx think they are about 4 1/2 and firestone whitewall 5.50s problem is thinking about it, I need to go as wide or wider on the back as for a start it's illegal to run narrower on rear so what I need is something with the same back spacing as the austins, as the minx are too deep, so any ideas Uk ford four stud 15 or 16
  • 17-05-2010, 12:25
    scooder

    Re: Tyre Size

    I do know of a blokey runing 7.50 17" on stock Model Y wheels wich are very narro like your Austin wheels, Looks dodgy to most (not me though I think they look the apes grapes) but he does spam it about loads and they've stayed on the rim no problems.
    750x16 looks loverly on a '32 just right, with 600x16 front, or 700x16 back 560x16 front (in my opinion)
    If you are worried about the tire being to wide for the rim you could go measure a Land rover steel and look into useing that rim on a Austin centre ( Landy rims come in at least 2 widths with the swb being a bit (1"ish) skinnyer than lwb wheels, The lwb version I think would look cool cus ita got quite a deep looking rim kinda like a Lotus Cortina wheel compared to a stock Cortina steel.
    Martin.
  • 17-05-2010, 06:10
    slappy

    Re: Tyre Size

    Thanks Roadrunna
  • 16-05-2010, 22:01
    Roadrunna

    Re: Tyre Size

    Moved to Tech where you'll probably get a response
  • 16-05-2010, 19:32
    slappy

    Tyre Size

    Wonder if anybody can help

    I am trying to work out crossply tyre size for the rear of my 32, I have a pair of 16" Austin rims the internal edge of the rim is 3" wide what size can I get on them, cheers Slappy.

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