TheSeatGuy
TheSeatGuy
7/3/11 11:15 a.m.

Does anyone know where I can find 185/60/13 tires for my Lotus 7? Thank you. Jim

integraguy
integraguy SuperDork
7/3/11 2:54 p.m.

The closest you might be able to get to that size....ASSUMING it's for street use, is 175-70-13.

Tire Rack lists 1 competition tire in this size (I didn't think to look at other sizes on Tire Rack) and Discount Tire Direct lists 4 or 5 street tires in the 175x70 13 size.

Travis_K
Travis_K SuperDork
7/3/11 3:07 p.m.

Is it possible to use a slightly more modern size like 195/60-14? At least there are still a few good tires in that size, the 13'' stuff is pretty much gone.

JeffHarbert
JeffHarbert Reader
7/3/11 3:24 p.m.

1010tires.com shows the Toyo R888 and RA-1 in that size.

ditchdigger
ditchdigger HalfDork
7/3/11 3:50 p.m.

A 195/60-14 would be an inch and a half larger. That is going to be detrimental to gearing.

onlinetires.com shows the Federal FD-1 in that size but you might want to call them and verify since every other small FD-1 I have tried to order has been on backorder for a few months. He says they are coming though.

triumph5
triumph5 Dork
7/3/11 6:32 p.m.

I would try an Avon outlet. Don't know who is one, or where, but, that's why there's the googles....but, they do supply some off the wall tire sizes in vintage racing, and street cars, too.

Have you tried Coker?

Vigo
Vigo Dork
7/3/11 8:47 p.m.

R.I.P. HTR200

aeronca65t
aeronca65t Dork
7/4/11 6:38 a.m.
Nashco
Nashco SuperDork
7/5/11 12:13 p.m.

You can still buy Hoosier A6/R6 (radial), Hoosier Street TD (bias, smaller than the radials), or you can buy some tough-to-find but available imported tires from Mini suppliers, as linked above.

Bryce

jr02518
jr02518 New Reader
7/7/11 11:10 a.m.

In reply to TheSeatGuy:

Jim,

I have a used set of 185/60/13 Yokohama 048 Advans for sale. $45 each plus shipping

I can sent pictures. Shipping would be from 92374

davidbarrish At charter dot net

Karl La Follette
Karl La Follette Dork
7/7/11 12:43 p.m.

Tire kingdom 175/70/13 $190 kash and karry

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