Wheels/Tires

Discussion in 'The BS Topic' started by bfmgoalie, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. bfmgoalie

    bfmgoalie Veteran Member

    My '73 has 14 inch rims in the front and 15 in the rear. How do you deal with carrying a spare tire?
     
  2. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    I rely on Auto Club premiere membership !!
     
  3. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    Just get a spare. what's the problem?
     
  4. Knuckle Dragger

    Knuckle Dragger Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    If you mismatch the tires on a limited slip axle for and extended period of time it will cause premature failure due to the constant "slipping"
     
  5. bfmgoalie

    bfmgoalie Veteran Member

    What size spare?
     
  6. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    Yes, get a spare the same OD as the rest tires.
     
  7. Knuckle Dragger

    Knuckle Dragger Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    His original post implies the front and rear have different OD and that's his dilemma, what size. :)
     
  8. Buickfunnycar

    Buickfunnycar Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    14" wheels...seriously? :rolleyes:
     
  9. z2880

    z2880 Veteran Member

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    Brian, that's easy don't get a flat!!
     
  10. Dave Nelson

    Dave Nelson Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Brian, why not get 15" wheels for the front?
     

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