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Old 08-10-2018, 10:23 PM   #691 (permalink)
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...is that a fuel efficient Mirage that is photo-bombing your pic of the Centurion??!!
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Old 08-15-2018, 07:13 PM   #692 (permalink)
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...is that a fuel efficient Mirage that is photo-bombing your pic of the Centurion??!!
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Lol - yup! The little green "gas-hog" just had to get in the photo!!
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:38 PM   #693 (permalink)
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Jerry - the wheels look fantastic. Nice job.



Clarification: are the tires new too? What did you go with?
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Old 08-18-2018, 08:28 PM   #694 (permalink)
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Jerry - the wheels look fantastic. Nice job.

Clarification: are the tires new too? What did you go with?
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The tires are in fact new, and of a different brand. The Douglas 155/80R 13's seemed to wear out quickly all things considered. So, I decided to go with Cooper Trendsetters P155/80R 13. There is a width difference between these two brands...
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Below is the size stamp on the tires.
Here's the Douglas brand:
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And here's the Cooper brand:
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Here is each tire side-by-side (Douglas left side / Cooper right side):
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And here's a rear shot comparison (Douglas left side / Cooper right side):
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The Coopers do not contact the rear skirts under any condition but the Douglas tires did.
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Old 08-18-2018, 11:16 PM   #695 (permalink)
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How big is the tread patch on the Coopers?

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