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2 piece Firestone 9.00 - 15 Slicks

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Think these slicks are from MPC. Is there an aftermarket source for these ? or has anyone cast 'em in the past ? Could only find narrower ones on ebay, think they were 7.00-15, but not what I'm after

cheers

Si

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Two piece plastic?  Those are probably from the AMT Munster Koach kit.  AMT made them in (one-piece) vinyl in the larger size also, but those are hard to find because they didn't put them into very many kits. 

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Thanks Mark, think you've got it sunshine, they are 2 piece plastic, just found an older built Munsters Koach on ebay with the same slicks on it.

 

cheers

Si 

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Scenes Unlimited had a one-piece version of those, but they are sold out...I bought a set or two, and they are a quality product.  Hopefully they'll offer them again.

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Thanks Bill, gives me another way forward.

Just checked Scenes Unlimited and will drop them an email, thanks for that James.

 

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That tire design was also available in a really soft rubber for the AMT "Turnpike" slot-cars.

http://www.spotlighthobbies.com/amtsrudaands.html

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Cool. FWIW The early first issue AMT '58 Impala kits had those tires in them also. I had one "in the day".

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