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Where can I find tyres for my 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL?

I'm finding it increasingly difficult locating tyres for my classic 1961 Mercedes 190SL. I'm currently using 185-80R13 with a 1-inch white wall (which I think looks very smart). Many owners of these cars are replacing the 13-inch wheels with 14-inch or 15-inch wheels and lower profile tyres from later Mercedes, but I would like to keep my car as original as possible. Do you know a source for classic tyres of this size?

Asked on 25 August 2012 by DA, via email

Answered by Honest John
Michelin does a 725SR13 Michelin X, stocked by people like www.longstonetyres.co.uk. www.northhantstyres.com does BF Goodrich 725 x 13 with whitewalls, and another stockist is www.classictyres.com
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