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Vredestein Tyres

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Richard Vester
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Vredestein Tyres

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I have wire-wheels with 165R-15 tyres mounted.
Can I replace these by Vredestein Classic tyres size 185x80x15?

Do I need tubes?

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Post by Vortex O'Plinth »

What's the car, what's the width of the wheels? The Vredestein Classic 185/15 are tubeless tyres but unless your wheels are specifically designed to accept tubeless, you'll need tubes (and well bands)

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Post by John-B »

If your car has 165 tyres at present, the wheel width may be only 4" which is not wide enough for 185 tyres. You need 5" or 5.5" wheels and it's generally recommended to have tubes whatever wheels you have.

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Post by Sydsmith »

According to his profile Richard has an SP250. Syd

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Post by Ian Slade »

You would do better with the 185/70 it is a nearer match to the original Avons in rolling circumference.
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