[tcb] Re: Hankooks

I got mine from Discount Tire Co.
They can special order them.

ATX BUS wrote:
> I haven't been able to find the Hankook 08s, I have found the 07s on
> line at tire rack.  I called my local VW shop and they can't get them
> either.  He recommended a similar tire with a reinforced sidewal but
> the cost he gave me for mounting and balancing was almost $140 per
> tire.  Which seems outrageous when Drew is paying $78. 
>
> Eric where did you buy your tires?  I can easily drive to Houston if I
> need to. 
>  
> Jeff
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Eric Woodall <eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 12:08:09 PM
> Subject: [tcb] Re: spare wheel
>
> I too have the Hankook RA08's installed on my '66.
> Great tires.
> They did a lot to fix the wind loading on the sides of the driving
> billboard.
>
> ATX BUS wrote:
> > Thanks Drew!  I'll have to check into Hankook.  I have never ran a car
> > with that brand.
> > 
> >
> >
> > From: Andrew S. Barnes <deabarnes@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:deabarnes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 9:02:05 AM
> > Subject: [tcb] Re: spare wheel
> >
> > Jeff
> >  Dan turned me on to the Hankook RA08 185R14 8ply super load rated , I
> > had a tire shop here in Poteau get them for me $78. each mounted and
> > balanced  , I am putting on a full set this thursday so I will have a
> > couple of spare tire if any one is interested. Bridgestone RD603
> > Load D  185R14 max load 1850lbs
> > Drew (918)721-3452
> >
> >    ----- Original Message -----
> >    *From:* ATX BUS <mailto:atx_bus@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:atx_bus@xxxxxxxxx>>
> >    *To:* tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >    *Sent:* Monday, September 22, 2008 11:34 AM
> >    *Subject:* [tcb] Re: spare wheel
> >
> >    I am looking for a spare wheel also.  I need a 14 if anyone has
> >    one they'd like to sell, I'd be happy to buy it.
> >
> >    Also, just curious if anyone has bought a set of tires and
> >    approximately what they paid.  My tires are starting to look a
> >    little weathered.  There is not a lot of places in Austin that
> >    have the ability to balance the 5 wide, so I when I call the VW
> >    shops I want to get a fair price.
> >
> >    Chuck--there might be a date on those wheels.  Seems like I have
> >    read that they are stamped but I haven't looked for the dates on
> >    my wheels either.
> >
> >    Jeff
> >
> >
> >    ----- Original Message ----
> >    From: chuck blue <sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >    To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >    Sent: Monday, September 22, 2008 6:01:11 AM
> >    Subject: [tcb] Re: spare wheel
> >
> >    Thanks Ronnie.I'll pick it up at the point.
> >
> >        ----- Original Message -----
> >        *From:* Ronnie Hughes <mailto:fracdogii@xxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:fracdogii@xxxxxxxxx>>
> >        *To:* tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >        *Sent:* Sunday, September 21, 2008 6:48 PM
> >        *Subject:* [tcb] Re: spare wheel
> >
> >        Chuck, if you just need a 15", wide 5 wheel for a spare, I
> >        have one you can have.  If you want it, I'll bring it to the
> >        T@P <mailto:T@P>.  I'm using the twin for my spare on Krusty.
> >         
> >        Ronnie
> >
> >
> >        --- On *Sun, 9/21/08, chuck blue /<sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >        <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>>/* wrote:
> >
> >            From: chuck blue <sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >            <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>>
> >            Subject: [tcb] Re: spare wheel
> >            To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >            Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008, 8:23 AM
> >
> >            I only have two 16 in.wheels.I didn't realise that there
> >            where 14 in. wide fives.I'm open to suggestions.Maybe two
> >            for two and I'll buy the other two.
> >
> >                ----- Original Message -----
> >                *From:* theresabuckner@xxxxxxx
> <mailto:theresabuckner@xxxxxxx>
> >                <mailto:theresabuckner@xxxxxxx
> <mailto:theresabuckner@xxxxxxx>>
> >                *To:* tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >                *Sent:* Saturday, September 20, 2008 10:10 PM
> >                *Subject:* [tcb] Re: spare wheel
> >
> >                I will trade you 4 14 inch wheels for your old nasty
> >                16 inch wheels . I m good guy right  LOL    Terry
> >
> >
> >                -----Original Message-----
> >                From: chuck blue <sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >                <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:sukchew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>>
> >                To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> >                Sent: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 2:08 pm
> >                Subject: [tcb] spare wheel
> >
> >                Bluebus needs a wide five wheel for a spare.It can be
> >                either a 15 or a 16 .I have two of each.But I sure
> >                would like to have a spare tire.
> >                ole blue
> >               
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