Just How Good Were the Good Ol’ Days of the 60′s? To find out, Motor Trend gathered three modern high-spec pony cars and matched them with their glory days ancestors.
We’re pitting a 2011 Camaro SS against the ’69 Camaro SS396 that inspired its design; a 2011 Challenger SRT8 meets the ’70 Challenger it so faithfully resembles; and a freshly minted Shelby Mustang GT500 convertible meets its ’69 forebear.
1968 Chevelle Factory Tire: F70x14
According to Coker Tire website , the F70-14 is 26.2″ tall
I’ve used a basic equivalency chart for years.
E70-14 >> 215-70R14
F70-14 >> 225-70R14
F60-15 >> 235-60R15
Notes: On the BFG site, the radial T/A 225/70-14 is 26.5″, a good sub for the F70, the 215/70-14 is 25.9″, a good sub for the E70. Other manufacturer’s sizes will vary slightly. Read More