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Old 11-24-2018, 11:11 PM   #1
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Default I got the LAST Goodyear Tire!

I was installing my new tires today, the last one I unwrapped to install had a sticker “Last Tire”—so it must be the “last” one. Sorry everyone, I mounted it already so it is not for sale or bid. Hopefully you brought tires before I got the last one. 🤪

On a more serious note, I finally finished the restoration of my 19” accessory Motor Wheel wood wheels. My son helped me install them on the car this afternoon so we took it for a spin and shot this picture.
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Old 11-24-2018, 11:32 PM   #2
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Great looking car. I must admit the wheels look odd to me. But, I think that is because I am used to the metal ones and that is what I expect to see. They are very nice though.


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Old 11-24-2018, 11:50 PM   #3
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A match made in heaven...wood wheels on a woodie. I am not sure what I will do next time I need tires since you got the last one. Ha Ha
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Old 11-25-2018, 12:12 AM   #4
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Inspired!
What a fine idea...


Would you be able to post a shot of those hubcaps?

Great fusion. Pre-A look, meets modern Hi-Tec fabrication, plus an incredible use of wood.

Another reason to drive a woodie.

Thanks!
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Old 11-25-2018, 10:45 AM   #5
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31 Woody, Your back seat passenger looks a little under fed. His ribs are showing. Wood wheels on a woody, is a match made in heaven.
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Old 11-25-2018, 10:53 AM   #6
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Really nice. Congrats....
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Old 11-25-2018, 11:43 AM   #7
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Is that you in the back? Must have been a really hard job installing that last tire to wear you that thin.
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Old 11-25-2018, 12:30 PM   #8
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Beautiful woody.
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Old 11-25-2018, 01:53 PM   #9
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The guy in the back seat is the original owner. Was cheaper than burying him.
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Old 11-25-2018, 08:51 PM   #10
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The guy in the back seat is the original owner. Was cheaper than burying him.
That’s a good one.! I too would like to see the hubcaps. Are they threaded?
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Old 11-25-2018, 10:37 PM   #11
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That's OK since I got the 1st tire although not for an "A"...
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Old 11-25-2018, 11:25 PM   #12
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If I could find a set of wheels like this, I'd have them on my pickup in a heartbeat!
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Old 11-26-2018, 12:05 AM   #13
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@31Cabrio & Chuck - I will try to post some hubcap pics tomorrow. I am in need of good ones. They are threaded.
@TerryO - I think I would rather have the first one than the last one! Funny that you saved a picture too!
@CarlG - that set on that car is a bit out of my budget.
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Legal?


A few quick stops wearing the "tires" down and would be stopping on the wood. Plus hard on the suspension and a rough ride.


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Don't be giving the car companies any ideas for a new cheaper mini spare. LOL
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Old 11-27-2018, 09:08 PM   #17
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Love the wheels and your "A". The wheels give it a nice touch. Hope my Woody looks close to that some day...
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Old 11-27-2018, 09:27 PM   #18
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@TerryO - I think I would rather have the first one than the last one! Funny that you saved a picture too!
I just thought it was strange and since I took a lot pics during the restoration I took these also. It had 2 "FIRST TIRE" stickers on it. I don't know what they signify.


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Old 11-27-2018, 11:47 PM   #19
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I would guess they produce tires in batches. First in batch, last in batch. Neither one may be the “preferred” tire!
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Old 11-28-2018, 10:03 AM   #20
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I was installing my new tires today, the last one I unwrapped to install had a sticker “Last Tire”—so it must be the “last” one. Sorry everyone, I mounted it already so it is not for sale or bid. Hopefully you brought tires before I got the last one. ��

On a more serious note, I finally finished the restoration of my 19” accessory Motor Wheel wood wheels. My son helped me install them on the car this afternoon so we took it for a spin and shot this picture.
I got the other last white wall tire! Marked as you describe! And yes it's mounted and not for sale. but here's the interesting part. Originally I ordered only 4 tires, but realized later I should get another for the spare. So I ordered the fifth. And whaddya know! There was one available. But, in less than a year, all four original tires yellowed noticeably; while the fifth did not.
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