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Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Fozz71 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:49 pm

I am looking around and can't say I've ever seen the smooth gray tires on early Model T's? Anyone have pics of the look?

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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Jeff Perkins » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:26 pm

Here are some on a 1912 I owned a short while back.

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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Bob in Texas » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:05 am

I will post some on 1915 Runabout in morning.
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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Bob in Texas » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:59 pm

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Here you go...
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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Loftbed » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:09 pm

Probably doesn't count, but here is a comparison on a speedster.
I had them on this car for about 4 years, the same for the whites. the greys seemed to wear better, and never had any discoloration issues with the greys either.

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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Fozz71 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:11 pm

Thanks guys, that is fascinating and they certainly are in a class all their own. They distinctly don't pop like whites but do look unique from the common black tires.

Thanks again for taking time to post!


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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Fozz71 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:29 pm

Hey Bob in Texas, are you sure those are the gray tires, they look fairly white to my untrained eyes?

Just checking,
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Post by Bob in Texas » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:45 pm

Yep. They are greys.
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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Fozz71 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:13 pm

Bob in Texas wrote:
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Yep. They are greys.


Very nice tires!

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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Bob in Texas » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:49 pm

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Re: Anyone have pics of Gray Tires on T's?

Post by Jeff Perkins » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:24 pm

The ones on my 1912 were smooth.....
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