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Re: [oletrucks] Happy Easter All

To: "Durwood B. Darbin" <dhckdkcsk@hotmail.com>, taobrien@baynet.net,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Happy Easter All
From: Dick Byrne <lindalnhvt@sugar-river.net>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2000 08:24:08 -0400
I used the same tires on original rims, but also used radial tubes with
them in case the bead didn't hold air to the rim.  Seems to work fine.
At 11:50 PM 04/22/2000 PDT, Durwood B. Darbin wrote:
>Yes the tires will fit on the original rims but they might look funny 
>because most original rims (at least mine) were only 4.5 inches wide and I 
>think that the minimum recommended width for yours is 6 inches.  Also the 
>jury is still out if they will hold air since the originals are tube type.  
>Other oletruckers say that they haven't had any problems holding air using 
>tubeless tires but then again who knows how many beers they had before they 
>make those claims.
>>Does anyone know if 225/75/R16 tires will go on the original AD 16 inch
>Check out Jim Carters catalog.  He has the beauty rims and restored radios. 
>The radios are kinda pricey butwhathehey he gives a 10% discount to oletruck 
>members.  Another avenue for beauty rims would be going to a large 'wheels 
>and custom rims' store.  They sometimes have trade in rims and rings pretty 
>If these
>>tires will work out I'll be looking for 16 inch beauty rings so a trade
>>might be possible.  Also am looking for an original AD (1951) radio.
>51 1/2 ton 5 window
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Dick Byrne
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