White wall tyres

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White wall tyres

Post by Magnus » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:46 pm

I really like the look of the car in the current top banner with the wire Wheels and the tyres with a thin White wall. Are there any decent White wall tyres available? I have been looking at Blockley but they are not available as White wall. The dimension i'm looking for is 205/70R15.

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by monster7 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:27 am

search for "White Wall" Tyre Inserts by AutoRunner.
this may helps to make you independent and you can choose the best tire for you.

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by clive » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:36 am

Colin Newbold had these fitted when he sold one of his previous cars back in 2010. Not as frequently on this forum as he used to be, but perhaps you could PM him for an answer or he might see your post and reply.

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by Karl » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:11 am

Look for "Maxxis tyres", they have them in the correct dimension.
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Re: White wall tyres

Post by bernie » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:39 pm

Vredestein Classic fitted on my car llok alike top banner (205/70/R15)

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by Magnus » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:22 pm

I have seen the Inserts by AutoRunner. but i think those are too wide. The Vredestein seems to be discontinued. So that leaves me with the Maxxis which I doubt can be compared with the Blockley if you compare performance.

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by Karl » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:10 pm

There are many other suppliers in the US, even Toyo, Nexen, Hankook, which are not bad with what they supply in Europe, but white wall is mostly for the US market with lower speed index and different design criteria. I don`t know of any good sports tyre with white wall.
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Re: White wall tyres

Post by monster7 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:51 am

you can cheat with white PlastiDip spray as well. lot of vids out there. did that and it works not that bad...

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by Colin Newbold » Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:38 am

Note to Clive...That's not me in the picture! Close but not the same! You're right though, I did have white walls once upon a time...Cooper was the brand (US) And they were pretty US too. Pretty... and US is about all I can say for the ride quality and handling.

Word of warning...stay away from inserts...they don't stay inserted and can distort very easily...and painted tyres last one run if you're lucky.

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Re: White wall tyres

Post by clive » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:33 am

Hi Colin. I realise that isn't you in the picture, but I thought that it was your old black/silver car after you resprayed it and sold it on.
Hope all is well with you and Nikki.
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