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1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, The official Whitewall thread in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Nice. Glad to help out. We need pics, of course. Unless you're driving your Cadillac like Jay drives his Impala ...
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    Re: Coker Tires

    Nice. Glad to help out. We need pics, of course.

    Unless you're driving your Cadillac like Jay drives his Impala SS I'd say you'll be fine with the 215/75-15
    This made me lol

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Jay, what kind of wide whitewalls are going on the 81 FWBH Coupe? How wide are they?

    I'm thinking of getting new tires on my 79 not because they current ones worn out but because they're 5 years old. The tires have maybe 25k miles on them but they're pounded every day here in the hot summer and one of them went flat on the highway a few months ago although it's still rolling along with the rest of them. There is a matching full size spare which was replaced at the same time 5 years ago. They are Bridgestone Insignia 215/75-15. I'm thinking of the wide whitewall Cokers or maybe some Vogues. If I do Vogues the size that I see working best is 235/70-15 since the only other choices are smaller sizes than I have now. The narrow whitewalls I have currently just aren't 1970's enough!

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    Re: Coker Tires

    I went with Runway Enduro 75s. I bought 225s because I thought the FWB got them standard, then found out later that my car gor 215s stock. I will take a pic of one on the wire wheel for you.

    Here are shots when I bought the tires:






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    Re: Coker Tires

    Very, very nice! That whitewall size is perfect! I've never heard of Runway Enduros - where did you get them and what price?

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Got them at my local parts place. Dirt cheap. You can probably find them in FL for 65 a tire! Google them, and you will find a dealer. There are places to order them online in the US, too.

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Jay, found them online, they make a hell of a lot more sense than the Vogues and I appreciate you turning me on to them.

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Yeah, they are not a nice made in USA (Canada/Europe) tire, but for the price I can't go wrong. The reports on the quality of Vogues are bad if you do some research, too. And, there is no way I would pay what Coker wants...

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Aren't Vogues just glorified Goodyear tires?

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Quote Originally Posted by Stingroo View Post
    Aren't Vogues just glorified Goodyear tires?
    Vogue Tyre is a partner company of Kelly Springfield, who is a subsidiary of Goodyear Tire and Rubber.

    Vogue Tyres are produced independent of Goodyear and Goodyear tire design. Goodyear does not warranty nor sell Vogue Tyre through their stores or recognize them on their company web site.

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    Re: Coker Tires

    I don't think so Sting, they tout them as "custom built" and they ain't cheap. Goodyears have never been good to me. I think I'm going the economical route with the Jay specials: the Runway Enduro wide whitewall. Found them for $65 online. I can get three Enduros for the price of one Vogue...

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Gotcha. Well because I was looking up tires for a friend's truck, which also happens to have 235/70 R15's and I saw Vogues on the site, and it said something vague about Goodyear (I didn't read it, Vogues would look like shit on a truck lol)

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Sting, I find it hard to believe Vogues are Goodyears with an extra gold stripe. I've never had a set of Goodyear tires that didn't prematurely "cup" and cause that voo-voo-voo-voo sound which makes me crazy! If Vogues are simply a reworked Goodyear than I know I don't want one. Someone needs to do some homework on this to be certain we have all the facts on Vogues. At this point I don't see myself Vogueinizing my car anyway since I've fallen in love with the Runway Enduros!

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Nah, Sven was right. The site was wrong, I guess.

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Is anybody(or has anybody), running 235 75r 15 tires on their 93 -96 Fleetwood? If so any clearance or rubbing issues?

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    Re: Coker Tires

    Should be no issues, from what I've read/heard that's the size that they ran on the limousines.

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