[T3] Tires....

Mike Fisher fisherfarms at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 23:01:33 PDT 2013

How about an image of a 6-person pedal cycle w/bug beam?  ;-)

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Know One <knowonelse at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> > It would help, especially when looking through salvage
> > yards, to know if OTHER cars use this size.
> I wanted stockish sized tires (and cheap too) for my 6-person pedal cycle
> that uses a '67 bug front beam with stock wheels. I found that
> tirerack.com carries the Nexen brand 165/80/15 tire for $68 apiece.
> Wanting to shop local (and with cash) I called Plaza Tire in Nevada City.
> They obtained the same tire for just under the TireRack price. Although I
> didn't need them balanced, they do have the proper adapter to balance the
> wide-five bug wheels. Check as well at local wrecking yards.
> Here's an image of the tires:
> http://i70.servimg.com/u/f70/17/68/88/62/imgp3111.jpg
> I didn't have the size handy when I was at Pick N Pull looking for 15"
> rear wheels to fit the '95 Tacoma pickup (stock is 14"). They do have a
> rack of good tires from cars in the yard. If you have one near you check
> them out. I'm not sure they keep their website database updated with tires
> or not. Perhaps call and find out. They may also have the cross reference
> info to see what other vehicles use them.
> Jeff '67 Sqbk
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