What size tires did a 1976 beetle have on is stock?
My bone stock 1982 Chevy C10 Scottsdale came stock with 205/75/R15 tires (yep...205s!). I know that's the stock size because the spec. sheet was in the glovebox when I bought it. I have heard that somecame with larger tires stock, ie 225/75/R15 or 235/75/R15...but I imagine that's about as high as it went. BTW, if you're interested, 31x10.50x15 tires fill the wheel wells up very nicely, and make a C10 sit nice and tall!
The original tires were 145r15, your 165r15's are already oversized. Coker Tire carries the proper Firestone 145r15 Beetle tires. Answer Uhh...no. Not on a 1973--stock size WAS 165R15. You could get away with a 175R15, but a 185R15 would be pushing it. If you want to go Old School, a 560-15 bias ply tire was on really early Bugs. Answer : I would recommend 5.60-15. it really brings out the bug inside. After 1972 Volkswagen…