Nov 26, 2018

Tyres

10 comments

All,

 

I’m interested in your thoughts on tyres. I’m running Bridgestone 155/80/R12 at the moment, but they don’t seem to be a standard size. Is there any clarity on what the ‘factory recommendation’ was? And any suggestions on the best of the current road tyres?

Thanks

 

 

Nov 28, 2018

Recently purchased 145/70R12 Michelin XZX from Coker Tire the price was 78.00 US each. I'm happy with

with ride and look. i will post some pictures.

Nov 29, 2018

Before on the right. Spare went a smaller size. Not sure if that was correct. Would love to hear from other posters.

Nov 29, 2018

Thanks John. I love the tread pattern on the XZX. Would be great to see them once mounted.

Nov 29, 2018

A thing of beauty!

 

Incidentally, I see yours has the aluminium frame around the window glass. Depending on who you talk to, this seems to be a feature of the ‘Corsa’ cars, as was the 8k tacho. Does yours have that as well? Mine has the original window glass but it has few chips at the top so I was thinking about putting on the frames To other protect and mask. Berni Motori doesn’t appear to stock them, so I assume I’d need to fabricate them, but do you know of any suppliers?

Nov 29, 2018

Wes not to hijack this thread you can look for more picture of this car in Image Section under 260452

Corsa debate will not be opened for awhile.

Is there any input on wheel size. My 750 has 13" wheels, and Pirelli tires. I have 12 wheels available. Opinions please.

May 19

Jim:

The stock wheel size is 3.5" x 12" with the tire size being 5.2" x 12" as it came from the factory. I've put radial 145 R 12" Yokohama tires and noticed an improvement over the 5.5" Camac bias ply that came with the car. The 145mm works out to 5.71" so .5" wider than "stock". To show the car at Pebble I am getting 5.2" Camac bias from https://www.longstonetyres.co.uk/

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