Jump to content

What tires for narrow rims on pre-lit narrow body


Julian Dobson

Recommended Posts

Julian Dobson

I have just got my 30 year old pre-lit back on the road after 13 years in garage. I need new tires (still on originals), but all I can find for my 13" wheels are track tires or trailer tires.. Can anybody recommend tires to fit

Wheels: 13" x 5,5 GB Minilite copies

Current tires: 185/70 r13 (probably too wide for rims)

Use: Road (not track)

Constraints: original wings are not wide; I don't want to replace wheels; i'd rather not lower car, as my Jenvey sump pan fitted to 1700 xflow is already lower to ground than I'd like.

Julian

Link to post
Share on other sites

I had 185s on 5.5 rims and they fit well, would have fitted on 6s nicely too. Used Continental EcoContact 3s in exactly the same size as you mention and they were great.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please review our Terms of Use, Guidelines and Privacy Policy. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.