Firestone Balloon | 4 1/4 Inch Whitewall | 700-17




This Firestone Balloon bias ply tire features a 4 1/4-inch wide whitewall. Sizing is 700-17 for luxury sedans from the 1930's, and the Firestone Balloon tire provides excellent ride quality and style. Authentic fitment examples include 1932 & 1933 Auburn, 1933 Buick, 1933 through 1935 Packard, as well as Cadillac, Chrysler, Franklin, La Salle, Nash, Pierce Arrow and Studebaker! Exceptional car restorations demand authenticity and attention to detail. Firestone wide whitewall tires are made in original molds to maintain authenticity and feature genuine whitewall construction throughout the tire carcass. Firestone offers the world's best selling line of vintage bias ply tires. Authentic Firestone lettering embossed in the whitewalls where applicable, and these tires are DOT and ECE (European Community) approved where applicable and backed by our life of the tread warranty. Firestone Balloon tires are proudly made in the USA! Please consult the specifications tab for more detailed descriptions or speak to a Tire Expert for assistance with your fitment.
Tire Series Firestone Balloon
Brand Firestone
SKU 708010
GTIN 00842199103663
Product Size 700-17
Tire Construction Bias Ply
Sidewall Style Wide Whitewall
Sidewall Style (in) 4.250
Width Bias Ply 7.00
Rim Diameter (in) 17
Overall Diameter (in) 31.60
Section Width (in) 8.25
Tread Width (in) 5.66
Rim Width (in) 4
Max Load Capacity 1480@36 psi
Speed Rating P
Tread Depth (32nds) 12
Construction Ply 6 PLY POLY
Tube Type or Tubeless Tube Type
Firestone Balloon | 4 1/4 Inch Whitewall | 700-17
Firestone Balloon | 4 1/4 Inch Whitewall | 700-17 Firestone Balloon | 4 1/4 Inch Whitewall | 700-17

Please Note

  • Tire mounted on wheel for demonstration purposes only. Wheel and other accessories are not included.

Product Questions & Answers

the width as shown, is that the width of the portion of the tire that contacts the pavement? I mean sidewall ridge to sidewall ridge?
By James knopp on January 17, 2020

The tread width listed here is 5.66".

Coker Tire Support on January 20, 2020
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