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cook_dw

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Original Tire options
« on: May 24, 2013, 08:34:53 PM »
I always see Firestone and Goodyear tires as being the original tires for our cars but what about the other tire manufacturers that were used? 
Darrell Cook
1967 LeMans Blue SS/RS L35 clone
1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2013, 09:19:15 PM »
They also used Uniroyal.
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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2013, 02:52:43 AM »
Has anyone ever seen a redline Tigerpaw?

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1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2013, 04:30:09 PM »
Yes, look at this post
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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2013, 05:06:14 PM »
Yes, thank you Phillip.  I was curious what denoted which car got which tires.  I guess that would have been the better way to ask my original question.  Original spare tire from my fathers 68. 



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1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2013, 05:37:42 PM »
Great pictures!  Looks like that spare never came out of the trunk.  Is your father the original owner?
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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2013, 05:44:46 PM »
Yes he was the original owner.  Also have the POP as well & yes that spare has only seen the ground once or twice.
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1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2013, 06:02:45 PM »
Could you post pictures of the trunk, jack and lid?  What's the build date?
Original 68s with decent documentation are getting hard to find!  Thanks in advance.
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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2013, 11:26:37 PM »
Ill get some pics the next time Im where the car is being stored.
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1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2013, 05:01:23 PM »
Ok here are some pics.. 























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1968 Matador Red Z28

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1968 Matador Red Z28

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2013, 11:49:41 AM »
Thanks a million!
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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2013, 03:14:21 PM »
Can you post the length of the valve stem also - from the rim to the tip?  Thanks

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Re: Original Tire options
« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2013, 03:36:39 PM »
Darrell, can you also post a close up picture of the date stamp on the jack rivet? It appears to be 0L which would be November of 1970!

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