1977 Terraplane


Charlie

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I am wondering if a wider wheel and tire can be added to my sidecar. If you've done it, what size tire & wheel should I look for?
 

Windbüchse

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I've been running a BFGoodrich Radial T/A All-Season Radial Tire - P155/80R15 83S on a trailer wheel for several years. A trailer hub fits the axle. Coupled with a wheel spacer, the combo clears the shock/coilover. Downside - the tire extends past the rim of the fender and you can't use the the original brake. In the second pic you can see a groove in the tread. A shock broke and dropped the edge of the fender on the tire at speed. This shows how much the tire sticks out.
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Windbüchse

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The bottom cushion just lays in there. The back has a hinge that is riveted to the tub. I've had both of mine recovered. On one I didn't reattach the hinge and it stays in place. Easier to access the trunk that way.
 

Charlie

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Thank you for the response. Now we just have to wait for Spring in Maine.
 

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