The only thing that I can say about the 14" wheels is that tires are
getting harder and harder to find.... Seems like 15" is the smallest most
performance tires come in.
The blinkers are blinking faster cause they got more juice than they
used to get. Should not be a problem.
Daniel 69 2000
` SF CA
> Daniel Beatty let me borrow the 14x7 panasports he was selling at
> the Blue Lake Datsun show to see if they fit my 69 SRL. No I'm really
> pissed at him because I like them. Despite warnings that the rears would
> probably rub because the offset was too much, they seem to clear just fine
> (as in barely). No rubbing. MY GAWD what a difference going to a wider
> tire makes. The car stays much flatter on corners without near the body
> lean. Tires are yokohama 195/60's. The steering wheel wobbles a bit with
> the wider set up, and I pick up a hell of a wobble around 30mph while
> accelerating. I'm sure my front end is in need of help, and I assume that
> wider tires exacerbate any problems up front? Also, I used the stock lug
> nuts, which seem to have a problem staying tight, which of course is not a
> good thing. So, the question is, is there a special lug nut I need for
> the panasports? Also, where and how much would the center caps run for a
> set? Is 14x7 the width to go, or is 14x6 more manageable? What would
> folks think the optimum tire size for a 14x7 wheel should be for
> non-competition but spirited recreational driving? I'm going to run them
> over to the tire shop today to have them balanced and checked for leaks
> before I give them one more shot. They're the white painted spokes
> version, and they look pretty damn good on my white exterior/red interior
> roadster. Thanks in advance for your opinions.
> P.S. Since I did the GM one wire switch, I notice my signal lights blink
> faster. Does that make any sense?