What is the correct tires size for a 1973 VW Beetle? Can I use either one 165 SR 15 or 165 80 15 ?

Asked by Mar 25, 2009 at 04:48 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

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Hi, the 165 80 is the same as 165 SR 15. I´m not sure what the original size is for a 1973, depending on if it´s a Super beetle or not. Usually it`s 155/80/15, but it´s pretty rare these days so a 165/80/15 will do just fine.

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