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Postby 73 307 GT » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:44 pm

Has anyone used these tires? Also, their specs list the diameter at 21.7 inches. I'm wondering if they would look too small.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Federal-595- ... /182947686
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby hammerdown7 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:23 am

For my tastes, those would look small. The stock tire is roughly 24 inches.

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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby cammerjeff » Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:12 am

I agree with Dick, I think the 205's on my wagon look to small I can't imagine what 185's would look like.
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby 73 307 GT » Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:17 pm

That's what I was thinking. 185/70 is about the same as an A70, I believe.
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby hammerdown7 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:29 am

The tire listed is a 60 series, not a 70 series, so it's even shorter. 205/60-13 has been used often, still shorter than stock on a Cosworth which came with BR70-13. Equivalent would be 195/70-13.

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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby SeniorSavage » Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:30 pm

205/60/13's are available in the 595 and SS657 models. The latter are M+S.

http://www.federaltire.com/en/products. ... 05%2F60R13
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby bugdewde » Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:56 am

Not sure if they are still available, but I've used two or three sets of 205/60s from Sumitomo with good results. Just a tad short but work well. I think I got them from tire rack several years ago.
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby leander » Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:11 pm

I think 205's will fit very nice. Check out Cooper Cobra and toyo tires. They are available in 205/60R13 as well.
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby res0o7eb » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:11 pm

leander wrote:I think 205's will fit very nice. Check out Cooper Cobra and toyo tires. They are available in 205/60R13 as well.

Where are you getting those Cooper Cobra tires? They haven't been listed on their website in many years.
Toyo only makes expensive Proxes racing tires in 13".
Very, VERY little choices in 13" tires today.

Wasn't there someone in the Cosworth Vega world on Facebook that was taking orders for 205/60-R13 BFG Radial T/As and having them made in Mexico?
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby hammerdown7 » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:27 pm

res0o7eb wrote:Wasn't there someone in the Cosworth Vega world on Facebook that was taking orders for 205/60-R13 BFG Radial T/As and having them made in Mexico?


Yes, but that hasn't come together yet.

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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby res0o7eb » Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:40 pm

hammerdown7 wrote:
res0o7eb wrote:Wasn't there someone in the Cosworth Vega world on Facebook that was taking orders for 205/60-R13 BFG Radial T/As and having them made in Mexico?


Yes, but that hasn't come together yet.

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I am interested. Do you have contacts?
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Re: 13 inch tires

Postby hammerdown7 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:50 pm

Bob Weber on the CV Facebook page, haven't had an update lately.

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