Kustomrama Tire Buyer's Guide

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Firestone 560-15 1 Inch Whitewall. A perfect front runner for early 1960s styled hot rods. A classic 1-inch whitewall tire with the iconic Firestone pie crust styling and authentic thread design. Cars featuring Firestone 560-15 1 Inch Whitewall - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall. A classic tire with a 2 3/4 inch whitewall, the iconic Firestone pie crust styling and authentic thread design. The perfect front runner for late 1940s and 1950s styled hot rods. Cars featuring Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch whitewall tires - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
BF Goodrich 640-15 3 Inch Whitewall. A classic tire with a 1960s tread design. Made in the USA, these tires feature a smooth wide whitewall that has all the stampings and lettering in the black portion of the sidewall. More info and photos of cars with these tires - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
The Firestone Blackwall 670-15 tire is a popular tire for traditional early styled hot rods and custom cars. Cars featuring Firestone Blackwall 670-15 tires - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
American Classic 670R15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall Tires. Coker Tire's award-winning American Classic Bias Look Radial is a popular tire for hot rodders all around the world. It comes in many sizes and with a whitewall that is available from 2 to 3 1/4 inch widths. Cars featuring American Classic 670R15 2 3/4 Inch whitewall ires - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
Firestone 670-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall. A wide 3 1/4 inch whitewall, the widest whitewall available for Firestone 6.70-15 tires. The original Firestone Zig Zag Tread design gives it an older appearance, making it very popular for 1930s and 1940s styled hot rods and customs. Cars featuring Firestone 670-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall tires - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
Firestone 600-16 Blackwall Tires. According to Coker Tire, the Firestone 600-16 bias-ply tire is THE TIRE for a Pre-WWII Ford. It features a black sidewall, and it's the original sizing for 1935 through 1953 Ford, 1935 through 1947 Hudson and many more. This Firestone Bias Ply tire features an original Firestone Zig Zag Tread design. They're made in the USA using original molds and modern materials and are fully backed by Coker Tire's life of the tread warranty. Cars featuring Firestone 600-16 Blackwall tires - Check price and availability on Amazon.com.
Firestone 560-15 1 Inch Whitewall Tires up front. Pie crust slicks in the back. Big and Little. A perfect combo on Jim Cooper's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster. Add four vintage Astro wheels, and we have a winning formula for a heavily chromed 1960s show rod. More cars featuring Firestone 560-15 1 Inch Whitewall tires - Check price and availability on these tires on Amazon.com.
The Juxtapod is a Swedish show rod built by Mattias Andersson at LeBeef Kustom Metal Works for Johan Belin and Ludvig Löfgren. Built in a 1960s style, the car was dressed up with Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall tires up front and Firestone 710-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires in the back. Wide whites for a 1960s styled car, but it works well and it gives the build a late 1950s show car vibe. Check price and availability on the same tires on Amazon.com: Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall Tires - Firestone 710-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires.
Eddie Dye's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster. Restyled by the Ayala Brothers at Gil's Auto Body Works, the build was completed in 1951. The car was later restored by Circle City Hot Rods for Tom Bobowski. The restoration was completed in 2018, and this iteration of the car received Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall tires up front, and Firestone 710-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires in the rear. Check price and availability on the same tires on Amazon.com: Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall Tires - Firestone 710-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires. Photo courtesy of Howard Gribble.
Justin Lawley's 1947 Ford Coupe of Napa, California. Lawley is a member of the Squires of Napa car club. Featuring work by the Menges Twin's Speed Shop, the build was completed early in 2019. It was dressed up with Lyon hubcaps and Firestone 670-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall tires. Check price and availability on the same tires on Amazon.com.
Eddie Dye's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster. Restyled by the Ayala Brothers at Gil's Auto Body Works, the build was completed in 1951. The car was later restored by Circle City Hot Rods for Tom Bobowski. The restoration was completed in 2018, and this iteration of the car received Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall tires up front, and Firestone 710-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires in the rear. Check price and availability on the same tires on Amazon.com: Firestone 560-15 2 3/4 Inch Whitewall Tires - Firestone 710-15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires. Photo courtesy of Howard Gribble.
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Wheels can make or break any build. Wheels, tires, and stance are three important components when you're building traditional hot rods and customs. Wheels and tires define the era and style you're going for, so they need to be handled with care. The purpose of the Kustomrama Tire Buyer's Guide is to point you in the right direction, making sure you hit home run when it comes to your tires.


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Bias Looking Radial Tires


16 Inch Wheels

Bias Ply Tires

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