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the place i get my tires through can only get me 1 more trendsetter and he called up cooper and they said they were discontinuing that size....the only company in his system that had that size tire to begin with was cooper...post up whatever companies you know still making them
 

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if this problem doesnt get solved for me im switching to 13's......gonna miss all the highway cruising though, prob end up doing rear end work just to compensate
 

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Originally posted by enough_talkin@Aug 18 2006, 01:04 AM~5991731
if this problem doesnt get solved for me im switching to 13's......gonna miss all the highway cruising though, prob end up doing rear end work just to compensate
What do you mean about missing the highway cruising and compensating? You won't roll 13's on the highway?
 

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Originally posted by cashmoneyspeed@Aug 18 2006, 03:06 AM~5992298
What do you mean about missing the highway cruising and compensating?  You won't roll 13's on the highway?
im talking about interstate traveling......rolling 75 to do 60 isnt that bad locally but im not pushing over 100 just to do 75 if im taking a long trip...works the engine too hard

if i change some gearing around in the rear it wouldnt bother me though
 

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Originally posted by 81 FLEETWOOD@Aug 18 2006, 03:07 AM~5992304
JUST GO WITH 175-70s MUCH BETTER
i dont like 70's...too square of a tire



and to everyone else i found another company that also makes em

eldorado tempra durations
 

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Originally posted by enough_talkin@Aug 18 2006, 10:44 AM~5993464
im talking about interstate traveling......rolling 75 to do 60 isnt that bad locally but im not pushing over 100 just to do 75 if im taking a long trip...works the engine too hard

if i change some gearing around in the rear it wouldnt bother me though
Ahh i see. There isn't really that much more of a load on the engine or trans once your at cruising speed though. I made a 700+ mile trip non-stop on 13's without a problem not too long ago, but maybe the 3.08 gears help a little, i dunno. What type of gearing would you be going with if you switch to 13's?
 

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Originally posted by cashmoneyspeed@Aug 19 2006, 12:28 AM~5998810
Ahh i see.  There isn't really that much more of a load on the engine or trans once your at cruising speed though.  I made a 700+ mile trip non-stop on 13's without a problem not too long ago, but maybe the 3.08 gears help a little, i dunno.  What type of gearing would you be going with if you switch to 13's?
i havent looked into it much...when the time comes i will...before i fool with rear end i would need to know the transmission ratios
 

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Originally posted by enough_talkin@Aug 19 2006, 01:22 AM~5999066
i havent looked into it much...when the time comes i will...before i fool with rear end i would need to know the transmission ratios
I've actually been looking into getting tires for some brand new 14's i picked up and getting rid of the 13's just to get my speedo to read right and pick up a little extra mpg. I guess i should look into the gear ratios of my trans vs. the 3.08 rear end and see what i come up with.
 

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i work at a tire warehouse and they have every damn hercules size.
i can check up pricing tomorrow.
 

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Originally posted by enough_talkin@Aug 19 2006, 02:22 AM~5999066
i havent looked into it much...when the time comes i will...before i fool with rear end i would need to know the transmission ratios
what trans are you running now?
 

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im runnin 2.56 gears with no overdrive on 13's still thinkin maybe i shoulda done 14's or overdrive but 700r's are weak trannys to be haulin a wrapped frame and 12 batteries
 

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Originally posted by homeboyz@Aug 17 2006, 10:05 AM~5986485
THATS  A  BIG  PROMBEN  OUT  HERE.....I  FOUND MASTERCRATF  AT  45.50 A  TIRE......



G-Boyz has 175/75/14 Hercules white walls for 170.00 we also have wire wheel, wheels, car club plaques, k-offs, emblem chips ect.

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i got fustrated looking for my tires...everyone in town says they are discontinued....

i put 185/75/14 on my 78 cad looks good to me...sits taller though not looking like your riding on whitewalls and does not have that low tire look...

rumor is that they look like balloons...i cant tell the difference...a bit taller is all...


 

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Originally posted by biggeazy-e@Aug 19 2006, 08:01 AM~5999596
what trans are you running now?
700
 

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Originally posted by enough_talkin@Aug 20 2006, 11:29 AM~6004389
700
hmm, so you already have an o/d unit..

heres the ratios



you have any idea which rear end gears you currently have?
 
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