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Old 09-17-2021, 03:36 PM   #1
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I know this has been discussed before but wanted to give my experience. First off I drive a 1930 Tudor. It is pretty stock other than FSI ignition and an alternator (6v). I have put 4000 miles on the car this year so far. I needed to get new tires and didn't want the the cheap tires. I decided on radials and ordered 5. Now it has only been about 125 miles but I love them and there is no comparison with the ride and handling.
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Old 09-18-2021, 06:40 AM   #2
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Which wheels are you running?
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American classic Bias look radial whitewall 475/500R19
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:16 AM   #4
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American classic Bias look radial whitewall 475/500R19
I think whitewalls add a higher level of class
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Old 09-18-2021, 12:29 PM   #5
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I think whitewalls add a higher level of class

I happen to agree ! I am running the same tires on my Ď30 Tudor and love the look. I drove the car very little on the old bias ply tires so I canít compare the before and after but I havenít found anything to complain about.


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Old 09-18-2021, 05:47 PM   #6
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I have no complaints once I got over the cost. I have been looking to buy them for months and no one had them, Supposedly the factory (US made) was short about 80 workers and no one wanted to work. Of all the places that was supposed to carry them I was amazed when JEGGS contacted me and stated they had 14 in stock. I ordered 5 and even got free shipping. I am very happy with them and feel they are worth the price .
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Old 09-19-2021, 10:27 AM   #7
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Good to know thanks for the info
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Old 09-24-2021, 04:50 PM   #8
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Seems like tubes for the radial tires are hard to get now though?

Was looking for some radials til I heard about the tube issue.
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Old 09-24-2021, 10:36 PM   #9
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I just ordered through Coker for radials for my 28. Backordered until December.
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Old 09-25-2021, 12:25 AM   #10
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I have been thinking about them but I currently have plenty of life on my WW Firestones. The only problem with radials is they do not hold up like Bias Ply. I have no problem riding on 10 plus year old Bias Ply but radials tend to get belt separation around 10 years. If your going to drive them out in 10 years it's a no brainer in my opinion.
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