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small or large letter tires
« on: April 15, 2019, 09:12:55 PM »
I know its been discussed but what is the schedule for large or mall letter speedways .  early late   deal?  have a set of each and want to make sure .  car is in the 1800s
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Re: small or large letter tires
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 10:27:46 PM »
I know its been discussed but what is the schedule for large or mall letter speedways .  early late   deal?  have a set of each and want to make sure .  car is in the 1800s
Small letters (after aprox 280) on all but the earliest 67 Shelby's which got the large letter.
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Re: small or large letter tires
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2019, 10:13:53 AM »
Thanks,  I found the SA  memo stuffed in one of my files shows 230 .   I also had a handwritten note that they were brought back for the 68s
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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2019, 10:58:46 AM »
Thanks,  I found the SA  memo stuffed in one of my files shows 230 .   I also had a handwritten note that they were brought back for the 68s
That is why I used  aprox. ;)   I do not believe it is a hard number. Early 68's used the small letter tires the same as 67 production ended with. The large letters transitioned back for a time after that before being phased out again and the E70 15 blackwall tire became the normal.
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Re: small or large letter tires
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2019, 11:38:50 AM »
Cmon Bob  - you know evrything Shelby is to the exact number   ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2019, 06:12:20 AM »
Cmon Bob  - you know evrything Shelby is to the exact number   ;D ;D ;D

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