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PostSubject: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:02 pm

So I am looking for tires and rims for the wagon. Not sure what I want, but I do not see much out there for our cars anymore. And forget finding a white wall 235/70/15 tire. They do not exist. I want to upgrade from the stock 225/75 so I started looking at the Cadillac size, but there is nothing. Anyone know where I can look? Discount tire direct or tirerack have been useless.

Thanks.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:46 pm

https://www.cokertire.com/p225-75r15-american-classic-1-6-whitewall-tire.html?utm_source=google_shopping&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=%7Bkeyword%7D&utm_content=700215&gclid=CPj8su3GpcoCFcgXHwodH_UNfw
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:19 pm

Ironfistdog wrote:
https://www.cokertire.com/p225-75r15-american-classic-1-6-whitewall-tire.html?utm_source=google_shopping&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=%7Bkeyword%7D&utm_content=700215&gclid=CPj8su3GpcoCFcgXHwodH_UNfw
Indigo, I should have mentioned that I did not want to spend that kind of money per tire. I think I found my tires. hankook Optimo H724 tires in a 225/75/15 size. I can get all 4 shipped to the door for under $300. Just need to figure out the wheels. Maybe painted tan with the wires put back on.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:52 pm

Hi Bill

Is this where you found them?

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Hankook-Optimo-H724-Tire-P225-75R15/17792285

Maybe getting them through WalMart, might be a little easier.  I saved the link as that is what I'll probably do this summer for the Caprice Wagon.


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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:11 pm

silverfox103 wrote:
Hi Bill

Is this where you found them?

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Hankook-Optimo-H724-Tire-P225-75R15/17792285

Maybe getting them through WalMart, might be a little easier.  I saved the link as that is what I'll probably do this summer for the Caprice Wagon.


Tom
Thanks Tom. I found them through Discount tire direct for $289 shipped to my door. Wal-Mart is $314

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:19 pm

WW Hankooks I had on the 95. I want to say they were 235s because the guy at town fair tried arguing about 225 vs 235 on the car.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:29 pm

Those were 225's I just sold those like 4 months ago and am kicking myself in the ass about it!!

I'm actually looking for some raised white letter tires to shave into wide whites for the suburban.
Still need to dismount the bias ply tires from the rims but I'm pretty close to needing them. Maybe I'll go this route also and just run skinnies.
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:32 pm

I didn't know you kept those. I got the chewed up wheels back from Bill last year.
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:08 pm

They were on the black caddy with the moons the whole time I ran them,
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Wed Jan 13, 2016 12:09 am

That was like, 100 years ago hahaha
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:11 pm



Riddle me this....

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=ridler+18x8+5x5&_sop=15

You're welcome.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:24 pm

Just saw this, too....

http://nh.craigslist.org/wto/5401270456.html

But that's probably close to what you paid for the car!

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:56 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Just saw this, too....

http://nh.craigslist.org/wto/5401270456.html

But that's probably close to what you paid for the car!
That is more my speed, and price. Cuz I is cheap.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:59 pm

Wait, what wagon?
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:16 pm


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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sat Jan 23, 2016 8:13 am

I just saw these this morning on CL. Not a bad deal, and the tires are wide enough!
http://nh.craigslist.org/pts/5382610598.html
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:37 pm

cloud 9 wrote:
I just saw these this morning on CL. Not a bad deal, and the tires are wide enough!
http://nh.craigslist.org/pts/5382610598.html
I am all over it. Thanks Rob. I just emailed them. Hopefully hear back soon.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:44 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
cloud 9 wrote:
I just saw these this morning on CL. Not a bad deal, and the tires are wide enough!
http://nh.craigslist.org/pts/5382610598.html
I am all over it. Thanks Rob. I just emailed them. Hopefully hear back soon.
I got a hold of the guy. Thanks Rob. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:44 am

Nice!! You grabbing them up?
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:11 am

cloud 9 wrote:
Nice!! You grabbing them up?
Yes!....... Just waiting on the guy to lock down a time.
That was a great find. Thank you for passing it on to me Rob.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:52 am

No problem, Buddy Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:48 pm

Just got back from picking them up. They were as described.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:34 pm

Score!
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:43 pm

Those suckers are WIDE Exclamation
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:11 am

IMPALADAKID wrote:
Just got back from picking them up. They were as described.

Nice!

If those tires end up being too wide for the wagon, call me Wink I'm looking for some fatties.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:26 pm

I like the those fatties as well But they'd have been too wide for my Olds...lol
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:39 pm

Well they fit with an inch to spare out back. Just need center caps, and a tune.



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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:04 pm

Looks good Bill!!

Did you "refinish" the wheels?


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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:19 pm

silverfox103 wrote:
Looks good Bill!!

Did you "refinish" the wheels?


Tom
Thanks Tom.
No I just washed them.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:26 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
Well they fit with an inch to spare out back. Just need center caps, and a tune.




Yea...like that's all you're going to do to it Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:30 pm

Is that a tow package?
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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:31 pm

silverfox103 wrote:
Is that a tow package?
It is a non tow package car Tom.

I did order a set of Malibu center caps.

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:58 pm

Sweet! Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Rim Help   Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:49 pm

I dig it cheers
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