We can understand tyre dealers and garages expressing concern as they are quite different from modern tyres. However, with a little advice and care it is possible to fit them yourself. Firstly with the tyre removed check the rim for condition if necessary we can provide a copy of the rim profile. Check for crushed […]
In what promises to be a regular feature, these are the cars and bikes that the Vintage Tyres team use for the daily commute – and to test our products! We don’t just sell to the vintage and classic world, we are very much a part of it too – whether it’s enjoying a drive […]
This happens when the heel of the tyre has torn leaving the sidewall unsupported resulting in a sidewall bulge. This is commonly caused by under inflation which allows the tyre to flex on the rim which in turn allows the nose of the rim to chafe and eventually cut through the toe. It can also […]
No. When fitting a radial tyre in place of a crossply it is important to increase the tyre pressure due to the difference in construction. The difference in pressure can vary, so contact us on 01590 612261 when changing to radial tyres.
In some cases you can replace crossply tyres with radials (see the Tools page for a comparison table). However, changing to radials is not always the best option and the tyre should be selected carefully. Contact us on 01590 612261 for advice.
These terms and conditions apply to all sales from Vintage Tyre Supplies Ltd. There are also additional terms for account customers. If you hold a credit account with VTS you will have already signed and agreed to our Credit Account Terms and Conditions. They are reproduced here for your convenience: credit account t&cs DEFINITIONS For […]
Returns If you change your mind about a purchase, you can return or exchange goods bought from Vintage Tyres within 30 days of the purchase date. Please contact us before returning goods. See note on shipping costs below To be eligible for a return, items must be in an unused condition. Tyres and tubes that […]
The aircooled world made it’s annual visit to Sandown Park earlier this year, so we went to see what the ever-changing world of VW had come up with this year. It’s a good opportunity to see what wheel and tyre combinations are likely to become popular for Campers and Beetles – and to see some […]