1. DartGTDan

    DartGTDan 70-71 Dart GT Fan

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    What exactly does the 7.10 mean? My buddy has the above mentioned tires on the front of his '63 Dodge 440. As far as I can remember, the tire sizes were something like F70-14 or G78-15 (in the '70s).

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  2. Jadaharabi

    Jadaharabi FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    7.10 or 6.50 or 5.60s were long before the letter series tires.
     
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    Darter6 Well-Known Member

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    Numerical sizes ended in the mid/late 60's.6.95,7.10,8.20 etc.
    Then the letter sizes A thru L till the radial tires brought on the metric sizes and back to numbers 225/75/15 and the like.
    The early number sizes can be bought thru companies like Coker Tire.
     
  4. RustyRatRod

    RustyRatRod Lemmie see your b00bs. FABO Gold Member

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    7.10 is the section width in inches and it fits a 15" wheel. Probably "somewhere" around 27" tall.
     
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    • Jadaharabi

      Jadaharabi FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      I believe they still use that old number system on farm tractor tires.
       
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      SGBARRACUDA ROY FABO Gold Member

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      And latter on they remove the decimal point from 7.10 and flipped it over to become Chevy OIL caps! I'm sorry I just couldn't help myself.
       
    • RustyRatRod

      RustyRatRod Lemmie see your b00bs. FABO Gold Member

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      LMAO! That was a goodun!
       
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      RustyRatRod Lemmie see your b00bs. FABO Gold Member

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      As well as OTR trucks.
       
    • DartGTDan

      DartGTDan 70-71 Dart GT Fan

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      Gotcha! Thanks!
       
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