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61bugii Kevin W
Paola, KS, USA   USA
Datsun, didn't want to modify the tunnel with t-9.

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Nasher Dougal Cawley/A
Doncaster, UK   GBR
have you seen the new/old 175/70VR13 Cinturato CN36

jameshodges James Hodges/A
Purcellville, VA, USA   USA
New to me but most likely a better tire. It's hard to get a redline other than a Calli in the 175/70R13.

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Nasher Dougal Cawley/A
Doncaster, UK   GBR
they dont do a red line.

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pawied Paul Wied
Stockholm, Sweden   SWE
I am also looking into new tires...
Currently the previous owner rode the track with 185/60-r13; Yokohama.
Love the look of the tires...performance is not good as they are quite old and hard.

Is there a recommended place to order?
Been scouring the web, but choice is limited with r13 size.

Currently living in the EU (Sweden), so I am focusing my searches in the EU area.

Regards,
Paul

Nasher Dougal Cawley/A
Doncaster, UK   GBR
From Sweden you are probably better off contacting Longstone tyres

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pawied Paul Wied
Stockholm, Sweden   SWE
Will look into Longstone tyres
Thanks Dougal.

S1 Elan Kurt. Appley
Akron, Ia., USA   USA
When you could still get 165/80's I would get rubbing on the front wheels when turning into a parking lot or turning over speed bumps. I think any taller than those tires or equivalent won't work. In the rear is fine but not the front while turning.

Kurt

Nasher Dougal Cawley/A
Doncaster, UK   GBR
165/80R13 tyres is far too tall and far too wide.

145R13 is correct and will handle better than any other size

jameshodges James Hodges/A
Purcellville, VA, USA   USA
I have enjoyed my 175/70R 13's. Never a problem with rubbing. Fits nicely.

Nasher Dougal Cawley/A
Doncaster, UK   GBR
it is a smaler diameter than a 165/80. however it will not handle as well as a 145R13

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refisk Rick Fisk
Frankenmuth, MI, USA   USA
"Handling" is a personal perspective thing. I have 185/60R13's on my car and the handling is superb. smileys with beer

jameshodges James Hodges/A
Purcellville, VA, USA   USA
Truly interesting tire matches. Speaking of handling, how about sway bars? I intend to install one in the spring.

S1 Elan Kurt. Appley
Akron, Ia., USA   USA
For the street I would recommend a 11/16 bar. I have 3/4 bars on three Spridgets and I think that is a bit much. The stiffer the bar the more under steer you will get and my front ends wash out a little too easily. Even after playing with tire pressures. Of course the square body spridget's tend to under steer anyway. To cure I could do a track car set up but one has to draw the line somewhere.

Kurt

jameshodges James Hodges/A
Purcellville, VA, USA   USA
Thank you, Kurt.. I think the bar I have is 9/16.

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