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Merv
Merv Hagen
IL
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05/21/2008 05:48PM

Main British Car:
1980 MGB Buick 215 T-5 Trans

Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: Merv
Date: November 12, 2014 04:23PM

Does anyone have a source for inner tubes for my 205 70 15" tires on 6" wide wheels.
Tried Moss and my normal Jaguar supplier with no success.
My Dayton wheels are rated as tubeless but I have read so may bad reviews about leaks I am a bit concerned, also I currently am using inner tubes.
Time for new tires and might as well install new wheel bands & tubes.


lars49
Larry Barnes
Colorado Springs
(176 posts)

Registered:
06/11/2009 02:12PM

Main British Car:
1980 MGB GM LA1 3400 V6

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Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: lars49
Date: November 12, 2014 04:46PM

Merv,

A univeral tube with the nomunclature or GR-13/14/15 should work for you.

My info says that it fits the following tires: 6.70-13, 7.00-13, C70-13, D70-13, C78-13, D78-13, 185R13, 195R13, 235/60R13, 195/70R13, 205/70R13, 195/75R13, 185/80R13, 6.40-14, 6.45-14, 6.50-14, 6.70-14, 6.95-14, 7.00-14, 7.10-14, 7.35-14, 26X8.50-14, 27X8.50-14, C60-14, D60-14, E60-14, F60-14, G60-14, C70-14, D70-14, E70-14, F70-14, C78-14, D78-14, E78-14, 175R14, 185R14, 195R14, 255/55R14, 215/60R14, 225/60R14, 235/60R14, 245/60R14, 205/65R14, 215/65R14, 195/70R14, 205/70R14, 185/75R14, 195/75R14, 205/75R14, 175/80R14, 185/80R14, 6.85-15, 25X7.50-15, C60-15, D60-15, E60-15, F60-15, C70-15, D70-15, E70-15, F70-15, C78-15, D78-15, E78-15, F78-15, 185R15, 195R15, 225/55R15, 245/50R15, 215/60R15, 225/60R15, 205/65R15, 195/70R15, 205/70R15, 185/75R15, and 195/75R15

Summit sells tthem [www.summitracing.com]


britcars
Phil Ossinger
New Brunswick, Canada
(332 posts)

Registered:
02/02/2009 07:58PM

Main British Car:
1977 MGB Roadster, Rover 3.5 ADVENTURE BEFORE DEMENTIA!

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Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: britcars
Date: November 12, 2014 09:05PM

Try Coker Tire;
[www.cokertire.com]


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
(3780 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB, Buick 215

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Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: November 14, 2014 12:46PM

Try your local Firestone. They supplied my dad's. Heavy duty, I believe.


Merv
Merv Hagen
IL
(104 posts)

Registered:
05/21/2008 05:48PM

Main British Car:
1980 MGB Buick 215 T-5 Trans

Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: Merv
Date: November 14, 2014 04:31PM

Thanks everyone for your help.
Carl, my Firestone was unable or unwilling to find a source for Inner Tubes.
I did check on Summit for inner tubes and finally decided to buy the Coker Tubes even though the were almost triple the cost of the ones Larry suggested. Choice was only made due to the Coker name. Not sure if they are any better.

Thanks
Merv


kstevusa
kelly stevenson
Southern Middle Tennessee
(931 posts)

Registered:
10/25/2007 09:37AM

Main British Car:
2003 Jaguar XK8 Coupe 4.2L DOHC/ VVT / 6sp. AT

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Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: kstevusa
Date: November 14, 2014 06:03PM

Thanks Merve. Send more money to Tenn. Coker is in Chattanooga. We will take all we can get from your area. Have a great day:-)


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
(3780 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB, Buick 215

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Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: November 15, 2014 11:27AM

I guess our Firestone was more interested in procuring tubes since he bought the tires from them.



lawnvett
PJ Lenihan
Winston-Salem, NC
(472 posts)

Registered:
04/29/2009 11:37AM

Main British Car:
74 MGB-GT 3.4 V-6 crate, 5 spd

Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: lawnvett
Date: November 17, 2014 01:47PM

Hendrix wire wheel in Greensboro, NC, I know I'm late with this suggestion but thought I'd ad my 3 cents


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
(3780 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB, Buick 215

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Re: Source needed for Inner Tubes
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: November 17, 2014 08:57PM

Good, one PJ!


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