Red Line Tires & Size - Team Camaro Tech
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Oct 27th, 03, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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Own a 67 Camaro SS/RS .Has the stock 350 & is all stock & original including suspension ! I am planning on purchasing a set of either 215/70/14 OR 225/70/14 redline Radial tires. These tires are sold by Diamomnd Back Classic Tires in North Carolina! Need to know what tire size is better for my car- 215/70/14 OR 225/70/14 ?? Also any feed back on the supplier & tires .
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Oct 27th, 03, 07:26 PM
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Go to and you can do 3 neat things;

1. select a size and get all the options from say 8 suppliers by price/performance/etc

2. get the real actual dimensions of the tire and compare it to your old measurements from an original tire ( use inflated old tire). This is key to avoid changing ride height, getting max road thread for the same overall width measured at the max cross-section and the latter for avoiding rubbing wheelhouses....not all tires the same size have the same dimensions!!

3. get actual buyer feedback on the tire,,,some of it ain't pretty.


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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Oct 27th, 03, 10:08 PM
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Stock is a D/70-14 Firestone 500 Redline Wide Oval that is 25.3" or so in height.

It should be a modern 205/70-14 tire..

Go from there b/c to me they are little-bitty buggers!


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