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sluchapan
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Tyres

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Post by sluchapan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:38 am

Hello,
I'm nearly finishing my UL restoration.
I would like to buy Avon MKII 5.00-16 tyres. Today I found 5.00 - 16 Conti Tyres - model K112.
Do anybody has got these tyres on original look Knuckle or UL. I'm worried because of the size of these tyres. Original fenders are huge, and if the tyres are too small it looks silly.

Another question is the quality and adherence on wet road. Maybe you have got any experience?


https://www.google.it/search?q=conti+k1 ... Zu6rQmYIJM:

or Avon

https://www.google.it/search?rlz=1C1GGR ... PcKBx1JEXM:

Thank you in advance



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Re: Tyres

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Post by 1950Panhead » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:39 pm

Coker sells the Firestone reproduction - https://www.cokertire.com/tires/styles/ ... kwall.html
Avon MKII is similar but different
Continental has a different tread.

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Re: Tyres

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Post by Buddhahoodvatoloco » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:44 pm

Valid concern, but no matter what Tire I put on them, they all look quirky.
sluchapan wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:38 am
Hello,
I'm nearly finishing my UL restoration.
I would like to buy Avon MKII 5.00-16 tyres. Today I found 5.00 - 16 Conti Tyres - model K112.
Do anybody has got these tyres on original look Knuckle or UL. I'm worried because of the size of these tyres. Original fenders are huge, and if the tyres are too small it looks silly.

Another question is the quality and adherence on wet road. Maybe you have got any experience?


https://www.google.it/search?q=conti+k1 ... Zu6rQmYIJM:

or Avon

https://www.google.it/search?rlz=1C1GGR ... PcKBx1JEXM:

Thank you in advance

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Re: Tyres

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Post by VPH-D » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:42 pm

Either the Avon or the Continental tire will work for your UL. I've been using both tires since the 1970s without problem.
VH-D

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