Good Year GT Radials

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  1. droptop

    droptop Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know if these are available in 14” sizes? I found 15” for the Corvettes at Kelsey Tires but nothing in 14” for our F bodies.

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    14s are getting hard to find, except off brand chinese trailer tyres
     
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    Ironically, the GT Radials are sized closer to ones for for Super Coupes, Kit Cars, Magnum GTs, Cordoba 300 and Little Red Express trucks. Corvette would have 225/70s
     
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    You should try getting 13" tires. Last summer we had a guy come into the shop with a mid '80's Escort (of all things) and we had a heck of a time finding tires the size it needed. IIRC, 165/80R13 I think it was the ONLY Escort still in captivity, and that includes all years of the Escort, first year to last year they were made.
     
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    I don't think you'll find them anymore. Have you tried Coker tire and wheel?
     
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    Sorry, I got kind of off topic, didn't I! :oops:

    I kind of searched around some at places like Coker Tire, Kelsey, etc and found nothing other than the 15" ones you found. In fact, doing a search for any 14" sizes of any brand or style, doesn't give many choices anymore. I suppose, cars that used 14" tires haven't been built in quite a while so they get discontinued by the tire manufacturers. Even the reproduction companies don't really list all that many tires in 14".
     
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    Tire Rack seems to have several options: https://www.tirerack.com/tires/sizes/results.jsp?diameter=14 They have 13s, too.

    14s were very common on GMs well into the 80s (Buick G Bodies, I'm looking at you!) Also check your local Pep Boys. They service lots of "legacy" vehicles. I'd pretty surprised if they couldn't rustle up a set of 14s at a decent price.
     
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    Thanks for the info, but I am looking for Good Year tires that would have came on my car originally.
     
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    Good Year has several.. Some with Good Year branding, others with Kelley branding: Find 14 Inch Tires | Goodyear Tires These will likely be special order, but still available! Finding 14s in white lettering will probably be the /really/ hard part.
     
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    I've got a Hornet SC/360 and it's got the 14" rally wheels on it. I'm looking for some white letter tyres for it and I am never getting a set of Cokers again. EVER!
     
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    Those tires must be from somewhere that they drive on the wrong side of the road. The letters are backwards. LOL.
     
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    They are from the mirror dimension. The people there are just like us, but they eat corn on the cob vertically and their white letter tyres are lettered backwards.
     
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    Summit has quite a few in 14" with the letters. If you filter out the Cokers, most of what's left are Coopers. I've done fine with Coopers before. I like to drive my cars above 30MPH, so I won't be doing Cokers again. They are great for a trailer queen or something you drive slow. They look really good, but the vibration was unreal and we could not get them to balance. I may get some Coopers, or look a while longer.