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Re: [T3] Auto Transmission


Everett - What's with the obsession with '63?

Steve
----- Original Message -----
From: "Everett Barnes" <everettb@thesamba.com>
To: "Type 3 Mailing List" <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 5:19 PM
Subject: Re: [T3] Auto Transmission


> >It's possible that very early type 3s came with 5.60s on 4" rims, but at
> least by 66 all the type 3 rims were 4.5s.
> >
> The early rims are 4.5 J x 15.
>
> Tire info from my '61 shop book (Supplement 3, dated 8.65):
> Notchback - 6.00-15L  (4PR)
> Squareback - 6.00-15L 6PR
> T-34 - 6.00 S 15 L  (also reinforced because of "the high speeds of the
> Karmann Ghia")
>
> My '63 Squareback has the original (AFAIK) whitewall Continental spare, it
> says 6.00-15L.  No 6PR marking, hmmmm.  Maybe something to do with the
> whitewall?
>
> I have photos of some non-original Continentals, they say 6.00x15 4L.
>
> --
> Everett
> '63 311, '63 361, nice '63 343 wanted
> everettb@thesamba.com
> http://www.thesamba.com
>
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