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126Simon

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Correct Tyre size for a '81 aircooled
« on: April 01, 2019, 09:10:50 AM »
So I've got a '81 De Ville

My tyres need replacing, currently has 135x80 r12 on the front and 145x70 r12 on the rear.

To me the rears look too large, should it have 135x80's all round?

Thanks
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Re: Correct Tyre size for a '81 aircooled
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2019, 11:38:57 AM »
I think mine are 135/65 R12.. from memory


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Re: Correct Tyre size for a '81 aircooled
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 03:15:54 PM »
All the 12" wheels I've brought have had 135/80r12's on them :)

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Re: Correct Tyre size for a '81 aircooled
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 08:23:19 PM »
I could well be wrong.. I will check my tyres tomorrow as I'm down at the unit.. :D
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Re: Correct Tyre size for a '81 aircooled
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2019, 09:13:28 PM »
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Re: Correct Tyre size for a '81 aircooled
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2019, 03:09:20 PM »
145/70R12 is pretty decent alternative to the original 135/80R12 or 135R12, and, in my subjective opinion, looks a lot better. 145/70 is 1cm lower in diameter. On other hand if 145/80, it is 1.5cm larger and it would look gigantic.