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64 Falcon Original Tire Size - 185/70-13 or 185/80-13 ?

My 64 Falcon that I bought has some very old 185/80-13 tires but this size is had to find anymore. The 185/70-13 are easy to find.

I just need something cheap for now. Later I will upgrade to disk brakes & 5-lug with 15 inch rims.

Which is the actual size of tire for a 64 Falcon Futura with inline 6/3-speed?

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Try performance plus tires! Pretty reasonable!
 

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Stock would have been a 6.50 13. That was what was on my '61 way back in the early 70's. The 185/70 13 should be just about right.
 

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You need taller tires. I wound up swapping wheels from a 1966 Mustang, and the put on 185/75R14s. This put me into the right diameter for maintaining MPH on the odometer and MPG on the gas guage.
 

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If you want to stay all original, then you need 80-something profile tires. The original 6.50 13's are around 85 profile by today's standards.
 
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