Section L - Wheels and Tyres
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The comments contained were gleanedd from previous Tiger List E-Mail postings, and reference eMail and sources may be dated.

Wheel Picture Gallery

Panasport 14" Wheel

Panasport 14" Wheel

American Racing "Silverstone" wheels on the late Bo Cheadle's beautifully restored Ken Miles Prototype, as originally presented.

A magnesium version of these wheels was used on Larry Reed's race Tiger, as were many prototype LAT options.

Steve Laifman's

Harrinton Tiger Wheel?

This wheel is on Tom Witt's Tiger (see Online Car Show) and Tom believes it is the same kind that are on the one and only Harrington Tiger.

Any Confirmations?

Carroll Shelby Tiger Wheel on Allan Connell's Tiger.

Western Wheel 8 spoke on Stu Brennan's Tiger.

The LAT 70 Tiger option wheel.

This wheel is still available in a repro modern version, 13" only.

Panasport 16 inch wheels on Jerry Vanderpool's beautiful car.

IMHO, this picture will illustrate that the use of a good looking wheel, and correct tires do not make Tiger's appear like "Low Rider's"

In addition, a very large choice of tire compositions are available for most any application. These wheels, and recommended tires, fit the Tiger with no body modifications. The extra space is always there for brake and suspension modifications, as desired. 15 inch wheels are also available with a large selection of tires, the sidewalls would be thicker, of course.

Jerry uses Yokohama 205/45/ZR16, on the front, and 225/45ZR16 on the rear. He believes the wheel model number might be 290583U, but Panasport knows the correct sizes and widths for your car, and the tires that go with them for fit. The car is reported to "handle like a dream", with just a "little" tire rub when backing and turning the wheel to the left. Sounds like my 13" Silverstones.

Anyone wishing to contribute pictures to this gallery, please send a GIF or JPEG, no more than 400 pixels wide, (above) but preferably 250 pixels.

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