Re: [DML] Re: Tires
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Re: [DML] Re: Tires

Tire dilemma

My Delorean has an original set of tires-Goodyear NCTs. Even though they still look brand new, It's time to change them.

My front tires:  195/60/14
My rear tires:   235/60/15

Can the following tires be mounted on a 1983 delorean?

Front: 195/60/14 - the answer is obviously YES.

Have found them from many manufacturers, but excluding the ones on back order, i have found these brands available for front and rear:

1) Falken-ZE 912 
2) Bridgestone Potenza
3)  Pirelli-P6
4) Cooper CS4

Rear: here is the dilemma - which tire is the right one?

1) 225/60/15

A) Falken ZE 912
B) Cooper CS4
C) Pirelli P6

2) 235/60/15

None available in this size, only Cooper cobra gt which are on on back order


3) 245/50/16

A) Falken ZE912 
B) bridegstone - potenza 

Bottom line: 

Do I go with 245/50/16 rear?


Do i go with the 225/60/15 rear?

Obviously matching Falkens, Pirelli and bridgestones are the choices here.

What's a boy to do?

Sent from my iPad

On Oct 1, 2010, at 5:18 PM, "Joe" <jsjb100@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I got the Falkens and really like them.....good price and good tire
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "daveswingle2" <swingle_dmc@...> wrote:
> >
> > If you go one size lower in the rear (225-60-15) you can find some available in matching front and rear tires:
> > Michelin Pilot Exalto (great tires)
> > Falken Ziex 512 (cheaper but seem to drive OK)
> > 
> > BF Goodrich covers both but not in the exact same tire line.
> > 
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Steve T. Gove" <stgove@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Okay, on to my question: What say ye now is the best course of action for
> > > tires for our cars, now that we can no longer get Yokohama's as a matched
> > > set? My local tire guys can't find any one company that makes a set of
> > > tires for the front as well as the back from the same manufacturer. I'd
> > > also like to hear from the DMC parts places around the country as to your
> > > recommendations are now also, i.e., DMCH, Grady, to name but a few.
> > > 
> > > Thanks,
> > > Steve
> > > 4280
> >

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