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My '70 convert, came from the factory with E-78 X 14 whitewalls..I am going to replace the tires..I want to go a bit beefier, but still keep the whitewall stock look..F78's should work..what does that translate to in todays tire jargon?..P.S...right now, it has 195X75's on it, and they look kinda dinky

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My Old Timers Tire Guide shows F78-14 translate to 195/80-14's.

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Vince - I'd consider about a 205-70 if I were you. These tires are commonly available as whitewalls (if that is what you like) and will provide you with very good handling - when compared to the old bias-belted 78s. They're not so much wider/lower that they'd stand out as modern tires, either.

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Good idea..I was thinking of that size also..yes whitewalls are going to stay..my wife likes the convert with whitewalls..*LOL*

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The Black Bird At 42,she's the oldest in my Ford stable
 
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I put 205/70R14's on my '68 coupe. They look like they belong on it. They don't rub and handle good.
 
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