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I need to buy new tires for car SRL#237. Originally the cars were delivered with whitewall tires. I am leaning towards whitewalls pretty hard, as I want to keep it as stock as possible within reason. Yes, I would put on radials, not old Bias Ply tires from Coker. Whitewalls are becoming very difficult to locate. Price aside, what would you do? Stock 4.5" wheels and hubcaps.
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If you have deep pockets, American Classics is the likely go-to mainstream supplier. I however, would be hard-pressed to spend more on 14” datsun tires than I do on 20” Ram 1500 tires. To that end, if I were looking for wide whitewall radials, I would likely go with this at about half the cost (dug this up from a few years back). Very interesting option with apparent good results:

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Thanks Kai, but the Gangster whites were only on the early 3 seat cars. The later cars had more narrow white walls...
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I believe they can custom size the whitewall stripe anywhere between 1/2” to 4” Sid.
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Try these guys...

https://callitw.com/
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raylim wrote: Sun Apr 17, 2022 10:53 am Try these guys...

https://callitw.com/
That’s them.
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spl310 wrote: Sun Apr 17, 2022 9:22 am I need to buy new tires for car SRL#237. Originally the cars were delivered with whitewall tires. I am leaning towards whitewalls pretty hard, as I want to keep it as stock as possible within reason. Yes, I would put on radials, not old Bias Ply tires from Coker. Whitewalls are becoming very difficult to locate. Price aside, what would you do? Stock 4.5" wheels and hubcaps.
https://www.performanceplustire.com/tir ... YSEALw_wcB I believe Curtis runs this tire and is happy with them.

https://www.tirebuyer.com/tires/uniroya ... V130000088

https://www.carid.com/hankook-tires/opt ... TEQAvD_BwE

No sure how close your speedo would be with these options, would need to investigate that
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Hankook makes a Kinergy ST 185/75 14 white wall which is available from Tire Rack.
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Last year I put on Coker Travelstars in 175/75/14 which have a thin stripe. Less than $60 each from Summit Racing.

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Some great options all, thanks. Prices have gone up - the Travelstars are now over $80, which is still not horrid I guess.
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What's your favorite of yours Roadster to drive ? And what' tire wheel is on it ?
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Whichever one is running at the time...
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Yup, I run Remington. I don't do much aggressive driving so they work fine and look good. There was another thread that had another brand that was reasonable. I can't remember if I found them when I was looking.
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Uni royal Tiger Paw
Excellent tire great price

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The uniroyal 175/R14 only comes in black wall. 185 has whitewall.
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