A superior Blockley quality steel belted radial tyre with "full diameter", size 185 R 14 with a good H (130mph) speed rating. This size can also be called 185/80 R 14).
|Rim width (min)||4"|
|Rim width (max)||6"|
|Load index||90 (600kg.)|
|Speed rating||H ( 130mph / 210 kph )|
This Blockley 185R14 is a modern designed full size "80 profile" steel belted Radial tyre, with a good speed rating and period correct tread pattern, designed in house.
We were encouraged to produce this size by HKT Reifen in Germany to meet a requirement from the Mercedes Benz Pagoda Club chairman, who wanted a better quality tyre than the unimpressive and expensive whitewall Michelins they were having to use. So while we were at it we also made a standard black wall tyre 185R14 shown here while we were at it, which we were being asked to make . . .
These Blockley 185R14 tyres are E Marked and DOT marked (for use in the USA).
If you require a wider version of a 185R15 tyre size, this would be the 205/70VR15 which we also produce.
Every one of these tyres is inspected and checked for dynamic balance - The small painted yellow circle on the side wall can be aligned with the valve stem by the tyre fitter so they know the optimum place to put it. We perform this additional inspection process as we are determined to supply the best possible no-compromise product.
Typical fitment for 185R14 tyre size is:
- Mercedes "Pagoda" 230SL
- Mercedes 220,230,250,280, 300SEL (W-107, W-108,W-111)
- Fiat Dino (original fitment but many now use wider 205/70R14)
- Reliant Scimitar SE5 , Scimitar GTE
- Ford Granada , Ford Ghia and GL Limousines .
- Rover 3500 , 3500 P6 LT77, 3500S P6 ((an Rover P6 fitted with 3500 final drive)
- Citroen CX 2000 , CX2200 , CX2400GTi , CX Presige
- Triumph Stag
- Volvo 245DL , 245DLE , 265DL , 265GL , 265GLE
- Ford Mustang (very close to original fitment 6.90x14)
- TVR 3000M , TVR Taimar
- Austin A110
The oil present in new tyres can cause the stripe to intially discolour this process usually continues until the tyre has completed 2500-3000 miles. To help you combat this it is strongly recommended that you use our whitewall cleaner that can be purchased from our store