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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:35 pm    Post subject: 1967 Beetle Original Tires Size Reply with quote

Hi - What is the stock (original) tire size for a 1967 beetle? Also, please let me know where to buy new ones. Thanks
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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

original as stated in the 67 owners manual wich can be found uneder technical at the top of the page was 5.60 x 15 wich are not easily found most people use 165sr15 or 165/80/15 wich are also not stocked everywhere but can be found as this post discusses http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=286556&highlight=tire
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 7:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's one choice...
http://www.americastire.com/dtcs/tires/kumho/size/...amp;cs=165
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 12:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

61SNRF wrote:
Here's one choice...
http://www.americastire.com/dtcs/tires/kumho/size/...amp;cs=165


That is a very good price. I have those tires but paid substantially more for them in the LA area.
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Coker has many to 560/15's to choose from.

http://www.cokertire.com/catalogsearch/result/?yea...p;q=560-15

Personally, unless you are producing a concourse restoration that won't necessarily see much drive time, I'd pick up a set of 165/15 radials. Stock appearance but better handling than the bias plys.

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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really appreciate the responses - thank you.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 9:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Nexen-11766NXC/19473481

I had to order a set from Walmart. Took three days to get here. I haven't driven enough to get a feel for whether they're better than the baldies I had.

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