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Going by the dry rot those tires should've been replaced about thirty years ago...

It's hard to argue against this alligator tire. I'm sure that's why it lost air and went flat.
Of course, the deep cracks don't show until the rubber is folded back. - Dave
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It's hard to argue against this alligator tire. I'm sure that's why it lost air and went flat.
Of course, the deep cracks don't show until the rubber is folded back. - Dave
Exactaly, aside from the massive hole in photo 5 you don't see any of the big cracks from this photo^
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Are you changing the interior color? I doubt the original carpet color was black looking at the console and seats.

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Are you changing the interior color? I doubt the original carpet color was black looking at the console and seats.

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Original carpet was green, but we decided to do black in case we change the seat colours from green to black, black is easy to coordinate
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Your new carpet sure does look nice, Cody.
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Original carpet was green, but we decided to do black in case we change the seat colours from green to black, black is easy to coordinate
I agree. That color combination is not for everybody. I believe it's actually called Ivy Gold. I've had a couple of 66's with that color interior and it takes some getting used to.

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I agree. That color combination is not for everybody. I believe it's actually called Ivy Gold. I've had a couple of 66's with that color interior and it takes some getting used to.

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It is ivy gold yes, ever seen vinyl seats with (what looks like yarn) overtop the vinyl in the center, none of the seat covers we have looked at have that option

I like black and green so this combo works good for us haha
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It is ivy gold yes, ever seen vinyl seats with (what looks like yarn) overtop the vinyl in the center, none of the seat covers we have looked at have that option
There was a vinyl/cloth option available but I don't think any of those seat cover combinations are being reproduced. They weren't that common that's for sure.

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...ever seen vinyl seats with (what looks like yarn) overtop the vinyl in the center, none of the seat covers we have looked at have that option...
My '64 had cloth and vinyl seats. Some sort of aluminum thread mixed into the weave to give it a sparkle. Here's a picture before my resto-mod, so they are badly faded. I do recall finding a vendor that had the material but I decided to go with leather instead.
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