When Authenticity Counts
It wasn't until the 1970s that radial tires began to takeover as the dominant tire construction type for American automobiles. Before that, the classic bias ply design was used on all cars, trucks and motorcycles from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The vintage look and feel of authentic bias ply tires is available today from Coker Tire Company. Our classic bias ply tires are faithfully produced in refurbished original molds or in new molds carefully engineered from original technical drawings. Popular tire brands of the era such as BF Goodrich, Firestone, US Royal and more are now available complete with authentic tread and sidewall designs. Restorations, period-correct customizations, as well as movie car builders all depend on authentic tires and wheels from Coker Tire Company.
Our bias ply tires are excellent for accurate restoration projects. Coker Tire Company is the world's leading supplier of tires and wheels for collector vehicles.
Wide whitewall tires have always been associated with deluxe or upgraded trim level vehicles. The bright sidewalls complement wheel caps and contrast sharply with black rubber. So many classics from the 1940s and 1950s owe part of their trademark good looks to the elegant wide whitewall bias ply tires specific to the era. Coker Tire Company is the world's leading supplier of authentic wide whitewall tires. Coker offers many popular brands of wide whitewall tires from Firestone, BF Goodrich and others featuring authentic tread patterns and sidewall styles.
As cars continued getting larger with huge displacement engines, the whitewalls on their tires began to shrink. Instead the massive whitewalls of the the 1940s and 1950s, the sidewall styling morphed into more of an accent and in some cases even a white pin stripe in the 1960s and into the 1970s. Coker Tire Company offers a huge selection of narrow whitewall tires for Cadillacs, Lincolns and many passenger cars that originally wore the narrower whitewall style.
The broad-shouldered cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s were in an arms race. Style and horsepower were just as important as reputations on the race track. In the fierce battle for sales, the muscle cars and sports cars of the era added more and more <em><strong>sport</strong></em> into their offerings. The raised white letter bias ply tires of the time have become synonymous with the cars. Such legendary marques as the Firestone Wide Oval offered by Coker Tire Company, define one of the fastest growing segments of collector cars today. Accurately restored muscle cars have been setting records at the auction block in recent years.
The muscular styling of the bias ply redline tire stands as an icon of the horsepower wars of the 1960s and into the 1970s. Coker Tire Company offers a huge selection of muscle car tires with authentic tread and sidewall designs, featuring legendary redline tires from Firestone, BF Goodrich and US Royal. White tire smoke and redline tires is about as patriotic as you can get!
Classic dual redline tires are an excellent fitment for Ford Mustangs of the 1960s and many other popular muscle cars. Taking redline style to another level, the unique styling of dual redline tires if the perfect compliment for you classic muscle car. Available in 14 " sizes from US Royal and BF Goodrich from Coker Tire Company, the world's leading supplier of authentic muscle car wheels and tires.
The classic styling of goldline tires on Corvettes is available now from Coker Tire Company. These bias ply tires feature authentic tread designs and are accurately constructed as true goldline sidewall tires, the same way they were originally built. Firestone goldline tires are available in 14 and 15 " sizes and an excellent tire choice for restored or survivor classic Chevrolet Corvettes.
The style of the BF Goodrich 775-14 Blueline tire is unmatched. These bias ply tires feature authentic details including tread design and sidewall markings.
The classic looks of blackwall bias ply tires are in style again. The deluxe appearance of whitewall tires has been preferred by restorers for many years, but today many people are restoring their cars and truck to the condition that they would have actually been found in back in their day. Restorers are more and more, seeking the most accurate details for their projects. Researching vintage photographs accurately portrays classic cars and trucks as they actually were, which quite often was wearing blackwall tires. Coker Tire offers a huge selection of blackwall bias ply tires for classic cars and trucks.
All white bias ply tires are the incredible icing on the cake for restored antique cars and trucks. These tires feature authentic tread designs, accurate sidewalls marking and are carefully constructed of premium bright white rubber compounds. Vintage white tires speak to an era of fantastic style, the golden age of motoring. White rubber tires are available in many sizes and tread patterns from the world's leading supplier of collector tires and wheels. Concours restorations, museums and private collectors depend on the Tire Experts of Coker Tire Company for accurate and authentic fitments for their priceless vehicles.
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