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    Quote Originally Posted by Timbo View Post
    I stand corrected. It's a 165-13 or 6.45-13. The tread looks like a bias-ply. You roll off that tread and good luck. It could have 17K on it. That would make it 45 years old. It doesn't look bad. I know my 73 had bias-ply tires when I picked it out on the lot and had them the radials put on before delivery.
    Yep, those pictures definitely look like a bias ply.
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    IMHO: Old spares like that are good for static use but not as a real spare, rolling at any speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manta Rallier View Post
    IMHO: Old spares like that are good for static use but not as a real spare, rolling at any speed.
    Like the four radials on the car that look like they have 50 miles on them but are now 7 years old.

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