Cool bus Julie! I've always loved those! I have no idea about the tires though... julie.hey.ho.lets.go@xxxxxxxxx wrote: > Sorry to be off topic, but it is a Bus and it is in Texas, just not a > VW Bus. I'm thinking of trying to rescue this beauty ( > http://picasaweb.google.com/julie.hey.ho.lets.go/DreamBus2?authkey=Gv1sRgCKyJroLao4Hwcg# > ) but first I need to get tires on it so it can be towed. People have > told me that those are split rim wheels, AKA widow makers, but I've > found a tire place that ain't scared to deal with those wheels but so > far I've only found new tires which makes this project very pricey. > If I can get this Bus, I would make it into a guest house, I would not > be making it driveable so I figure used tires would be the way to go, > and so far I've had no luck finding used ones. > > So here are my questions: Can any of yous, tell for sure from the > photos that those are spilt rim wheels, and are split rim wheels only > dangerous when they are being inflated? > > The tires on the Bus right now are marked 8.25-20 10 ply. Does anyone > know of a good source for a used tires such as these? > > Thanks, > > Julie > > P.S. The story behind the Bus is kind of funny. It had been converted > to a camper and a hippie was driving it around in the 70s and it broke > down and he asked a farmer if he could keep it on his farm until he > would come back and fix it. Well, he hasn't come back yet and the > farmer wants it gone. The racoons sure will miss it.