What are suitable replacement tires for 69 bug?

Asked by Jan 30, 2008 at 06:26 PM about the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi - I know the size tires needed are 165/80TR15.  But am having a hard time finding a retail outlet that carries them in store for mounting, etc.  Can 175s be used?  Or??

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You should be fine with the slightly larger tires. Most stores (Sears, for example) can give you a list of what other sizes are acceptable without further modification.

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