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Re: Tires

Post by carello » Sun May 31, 2009 8:47 pm

just for fun.
Without this factory approved tool you will be totally lost to properly assess your tread life.
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Re: Tires

Post by Alberto » Sun May 31, 2009 9:12 pm

carello wrote:just for fun.
Without this factory approved tool you will be totally lost to properly assess your tread life.
As always, you are a wealth of information. Cool tread gauge. You might be right that the Pirelli's are simply a marketing response to the XWX's of world.

Craig, you imply that this tire is not yet in production. Is that the case or are they already making them?

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Re: Tires

Post by 365gtc/4 » Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:05 am

I just looked at this site.

http://www.longstonetyres.co.uk
t: 01302 711 123
f: 01302 710 113
Doncaster
South Yorkshire, UK

They had 215/70VR15 XWXs for GBP299 with free international shipping for Michelins and Pirillis. It's a special offer I think. Check them out.
My XWXs have 90% tread BUT are over 20 years old !! They look OK but are a bit hard. On a penetrometer guage they were "85" on the readout and new XWXs were 65, with painted steel being 100. Whatever that means but it does mean my tyres are harder than new ones. So I am trying to figure out what I should get.
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Re: Tires

Post by 250GT » Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:40 am

365gtc/4 wrote:I just looked at this site.

http://www.longstonetyres.co.uk
t: 01302 711 123
f: 01302 710 113
Doncaster
South Yorkshire, UK

They had 215/70VR15 XWXs for GBP299 with free international shipping for Michelins and Pirillis. It's a special offer I think. Check them out.
My XWXs have 90% tread BUT are over 20 years old !! They look OK but are a bit hard. On a penetrometer guage they were "85" on the readout and new XWXs were 65, with painted steel being 100. Whatever that means but it does mean my tyres are harder than new ones. So I am trying to figure out what I should get.
John
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I can only say BUY Qualitaty brake parts, Quality Cutchparts and FRESH tires!
Other wise we have one Younger less, Well its you're responsability.
Sell them on F-chat there are more trailer party queens.
They also needs only the firts gear to roll on PB ore Villa D'est.
synchro's secound gear what the hell is that ?

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Re: Tires

Post by carello » Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:12 am

My email to Longstone -
Subject: 205VR15 Pirelli Cinturato Tyre CN72
Can i get a price to get 5 of these to the USA?
205VR15 Pirelli Cinturato Tyre CN72
thank you


Email from Longstone's Tom Homan , dated 5/19/2009-
Dear Sir,
Thank you for your e mail,
These tyre' s are not available as yet we are hoping for a production of these tyres later this year!!
I will contact you as soon as I have anything for you
Regards
Tom Homan
Longstone Tyres
Borrani UK
tom@longstonetyres.co.uk

Hudson's Yard
Doncaster Road
Bawtry
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
UK
DN10 6NX

Tel: 01302 711 123 Fax: 01302 710 113 VAT no: 182 6293 47

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Re: Tires

Post by Alberto » Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:18 pm

Just inquire about the Pirelli Cinturato from Lucas. Here is their response:

We have the 205VR15's in stock, as well as the tubes. The dot code is 1210.
The diameter is 27.8" and the section width ( widest part of tire ) is 8.3".

These are not the original molds. They are new molds created for the re-issue of the Cinturato line of tires. Side markings should be the same, but I cannot confirm that. The dimensions should be the same as the original tires.

Finally, the tire treads are comprised of 1 belt of polyester and 2 belts of steel. The sidewalls are nylon and polyester plies.

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Lucas Classic Tires
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Long Beach, CA 90806
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Re: Tires

Post by Steve Meltzer » Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:29 pm

When Patrick Ottis did the PPI on my Daytona, he was adamant that the car would look better and handle better with the repro XWXs sold by Coker. Doubt I can tell the difference for the $2800 or so it would cost, and, with my luck, they'd probably ding up my Borranis. s
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Re: Tires

Post by Alberto » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:53 pm

I'm waiting to finish the restoration on my car to buy the Pirelli's Cinturato. I can hardly stand the wait.

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