mhagopian at hoppetool.com
Wed Sep 10 08:52:10 MDT 2008
how do I do this? I might add.. right now the rear end is kind of loose. So
I should stay with the hoosiers?
On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Wm. Severin Thompson <
wsthompson at thicko.com> wrote:
> 185/60-13 work just fine. You may need offset rear springs (better) , or
> a spacer for the rear.
> You'll probably run a spacer already for the front wheels for inner rim
> clearance (Clarence) for the tie rod end.
> No sheet metal pounding is necessary.
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> To: Matt Hagopian
> Cc: spridgets Spridgets at autox.team. Net
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] tires
> Matt Hagopian wrote:
> > hey guys,
> > I just ordered a set of Hoosiers 185/60/13. They are ENORMOUS! they are a
> > full 1.25" wider then my street tires and have no hope of fitting on the
> > bug,
> > I need help selecting a good race tire that is in the price neighborhood
> > 150 or less. It currently has street tire size 185/60/13. Hoosiers
> > tire is a 180. and Avons tire is for 194 each. Could someone pass on some
> > advice of which tire to buy and provide a link to it? Racing next
> It takes some working of the inner fenders but it is possible, and it's
> what all of the US racers use AFAIK. I just got done making some room to
> fit them to a 62 Mark II square arch. Hopefully Ron, WST, or one of the
> other vintage racers will chime in with some specifics on modifying the
> Bugeye fenders.
> Fogelsville, PA
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