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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Do I have to take them to a tyre fitters place, or is lowering the tyre pressure sufficient enough for me to take them out? Dont want to break the bead then have to take tyre/wheel somewhere to be re-beaded if you like...:confused: The honeymoon period for portawalls is over for me been on my...
  2. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I am looking for a set of whitewalls 205/60r15 or anything else similar for 1973 1303 beetle with empi alloys . Thanks Paul
  3. Wheels & Tyres Forum
    Has anybody tried the whitewall inserts I would appreciate any feedback as thinking about whitewall for my beetle but they aren't cheap and the inserts are I assumed there is a reasonable n for this ?? Thanks Paul
  4. Wheels & Tyres Forum
    I have just won these steel wheels on ebay and intend to get them banded could someone please give me some advice on widths for the front and back? The wider the better really but I would like negative camber n intent to put the atlas white walls on so not sure if stretched tyres are an option...
  5. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi peoples, Has anyone got any tires for sale? They must be able to fit on stock 15" wide 5 wheels. What you got? Ideally I'm looking for a pair of 125/135's for the front! Also I'm looking for some atlas or similar whitewall trims. Thanks.
  6. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi Guys, I'm looking for a pair or set of 'Slam' tyres. Part worn, Any make. Looking for 125's or 135's for the front. 165/65 ish for rear. Must be 15" for stock beetle wheels. I'm also after some whitewalls, like 'Atlas' ones. Thanks.
  7. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Has anyone got any of these items, or any others for '60's beetle? - Blaupunkt radio, preferably '66. - Chrome Spot lamps, any make. - Robrini style rear gravel guards. - Tunnel drinks holder basket. - OG 60's T1 jack. - Boot/ decklid rack, pre 67. - White wall's. - Albert swan neck mirrors...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Running some whitewall inserts on my bug at the minute, but wanting to change my front tyres to a lower aspect ratio (smaller tyre walls) currently have big 80's as my sidewall at the mo Anyone running anything lower with the white walls looking flush, maybe a 60 or 65? Think this is the limit...
  9. Chat/Discussion
    Hi there, im wanting to run whitewalls on my new project ive had atlas flaps before and they're a bitch to fit, they go yellow after about a week, they scuff really easy and they run a groove in your tyres unless you grease them so i m wondering if anyones had any experience (good or bad) in...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello, Anybody used whitewall tyre paint, I don't want to use the White wall flaps,i have spoken to a couple of companies but they can't do the wide bands so has anybody got any good results from using tyre paint an could you show me some pictures Cheers Pete
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