: Uniroyal Gold Stripe



sven914
11-22-10, 08:34 PM
I was recently in the junkyard and came across a near pristine 1992 Brougham. As it has the digital odometer, there is no way I can tell how many miles are on it, but the car has the original Uniroyal: Royal Seal tires. As these tire seem few and far between, I'm wondering if it would be worth while to get them before they fall apart. I have no use for them, but I can acquire them for anyone who might want them.

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/3489/9/33720004007_large.jpg

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/3489/9/33720004008_large.jpg

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/3489/9/33720004009_large.jpg

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/3489/9/33720004010_large.jpg

They are all between 6/32 and 4/32 and are somewhat dry-rotted. The yard wants $20 per tire (with or without the rims) and beyond that I could ship them (domestically) for $10-$25 per tire, depending on where you are.

MudAnt
11-22-10, 10:25 PM
The treads look pretty worn out, but I bet they'd clean up pretty nice!

sven914
11-23-10, 12:24 AM
^That's what I was thinking. They can't really be driven on, but they would be perfect for someone with a show car who want's everything to look factory original.

Bro-Ham
11-23-10, 11:12 AM
I was recently in the junkyard and came across a near pristine 1992 Brougham...

?! :)

sven914
11-23-10, 03:19 PM
^Pris-tine: (1) In original condition; unspoiled (2) Clean and fresh as if new; spotless

There was barely any rust, no scratches or swirl marks in the paint, only a few tears in the vinyl top, an exceptionally clean interior with a sagging headliner, the original tires, and a still sealed copy of the Gold Key cassette in the glove box. Most of the dents and dirt came form driving onto the yard and it sitting there a month with the vultures picking at it.

Bro-Ham
11-23-10, 06:57 PM
^Pris-tine: (1) In original condition; unspoiled (2) Clean and fresh as if new; spotless

There was barely any rust, no scratches or swirl marks in the paint, only a few tears in the vinyl top, an exceptionally clean interior with a sagging headliner, the original tires, and a still sealed copy of the Gold Key cassette in the glove box. Most of the dents and dirt came form driving onto the yard and it sitting there a month with the vultures picking at it.

near: closely resembling the genuine article

:)

sven914
11-23-10, 08:20 PM
^Basically it was in as good of condition as any car on the forum, including yours or mine.

So I take it no wants these tires...

Bro-Ham
11-24-10, 12:17 PM
^Basically it was in as good of condition as any car on the forum, including yours or mine.

Now you're scaring me Sven. :) I have never seen your car, but mine is not rusty and crusty like the "near pristine" car you pictured. :)

sven914
11-24-10, 03:10 PM
I suppose you would have to see the car for your self then. But I do interject, that I specified near, as in not, indicating that the car does in fact have it's faults, which may or may not be as drastic as I originally surmised. But the point at hand is not the condition of the car, which is now irrelevant as the car will inevitably be destroyed, but whether or not it would be worth while to salvage the factory original tires, which are on the car currently.

From this banter, I'm drawing the conclusion that the tires are as worthless as this thread.

Bro-Ham
11-24-10, 05:09 PM
Sven, I could use the windshield washer fluid reservior if it has the low fluid float. :)

fool2
11-25-10, 03:22 AM
Does that car happen to have the Bose door panel speakers in the front doors? I might be interested in some parts off it