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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-11-2010 Thread Starter
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122 tires

just bought a 67 122s
tire size 165-14

tire rack
says no avail

any advice on alt sizes for the stock rims?

thanks
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If you want to stay original, just for the look, you can still buy them from Coker Tire;
Michelin - Cars & Trucks - Tire Brands

or you can find something close in size. I've got 195/65-15 on my 1800ES. A little wider and almost the same diameter. Shop around.

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thanks a million

that's crazy. so coker bought the molds for these original tires?
thanks so much for the 411 on type and size. d
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No, they're still made by Michelin in France.

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coker

fascinating. i think i'll opt for later technology as i am old enough to remember the zx tires. lol.
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They're even still supporting the TRX, remember that mistake?

Tyre Catalogue


here's their choice for your 122sw

http://www.michelin-passion.com/pass...e=924&Annee=96

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vividly
especially in the rain
right?
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Here's another source of vintage tires;

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tires replaced

went with pirelli p4 in a safe size 185-65-15
so far, very nice


now if i could only find a horn assembly, a proper bolt for the rear diff, a bulb for the glove box, an replacement oem seatbelt for the drivers side and a temp sensor i'll be all set
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Good choice.

Old suspension design of a 122 (origins in PV series) will operate much better with a size closer to original than with a modern, wide tire. No tram-lining and easier to park.

For the rest, try http://www.vp-autoparts.com/ or post a request on an Amazon club site.

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brilliant, thank you bhart.
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