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#415 of 416 Re: Jaguar "Technology" [uplanderguy]
Jan 24, 2013 (12:09 pm)
Wide whitewalls were popular around this era and have to be thought of of what was in vogue at that period. Wide Whitewall tires yes, even showed up on some imports such as an E Type. Silly looky oday for sure but back then they were the rage on Domestic and even some Imports.
#416 of 416 Re: Jaguar "Technology" [ks55]
Jan 24, 2013 (2:20 pm)
The width of whitewalls began to shrink during the 60s. When the decade began most were fairly wide but by '65 they had become just a thin stripe.
In the USA most foreign and sports cars were delivered sporting whites but not many imports had them after mid-decade when red-striped tires were offered as an alternative (mainly in the aftermarket).