New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

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New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by sixdoubleseven » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:01 am

Looking for a little wheel assistance.

I just received a new set of Firestone/Coker NDTs for my M416. What tubes should I be looking for? When I ordered the tires Summit recommended a couple dif types as well as flaps at checkout. Is Summit the best place to find them?

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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by Ben Dover » Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:15 pm

M-416 used 7.00X16 NDCC (rounded edges) . Flaps are not used nor needed.
The Tubes are 7.00-16 (K-16) and they must have the TR-15 short stem and not those bendable 3 or 4" truck stems.
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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by sixdoubleseven » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:22 pm

Great info. Thank you. Would this tube work? I’ll be towing the trailer approximately 150 Miles (300 rt) and want to make sure I’m using the right equipment.

https://www.amazon.com/Trans-American-6 ... 0825594103


I could also ask one of the local/national tire chains to order something for me.

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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by Ben Dover » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:54 pm

It's a bit small , but the problem here is that it is a farm tire, and farm tires have the stem in the wrong location. Try O'Reillys or Advance Auto for a 7.00 X 16 light truck or Passenger Car with TR-15 Stem.
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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by lt.luke » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:03 am

I would call Coker Tire or Wade Wallace Tires.

Ben, offset valvestem or centered valvestem?


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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by Ben Dover » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:34 am

Offset, TR-15 Rubber Valve Stem.
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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by Ken Perkins » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:55 pm

when I needed one tube for my m38, Les Schawb had the correct tube
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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by sixdoubleseven » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Didn't have luck at the local auto parts stores.

Does this look like a good fit for the tire on an M416?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/cok-85366

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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by Ben Dover » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:42 pm

They are designed for use on Radial Tires. Some Radial Inner Tubes are marked for use in Radial Tires only, and some are marked for use in both. I do not know what the differences are. Am sure Joe Friday can explain.
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Re: New NDT tires, which tubes? (M416)

Post by Steve Webb » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:02 am

Here is a Firestone tube 552-046 It is for radial or bias tires and the stem is TR 15CW 7.00R/ 7.50R1 16LT They are on my 3a and have the tractor stem. I made the mistake of the longer stems and they get torn up at the base leaving the rim and ruined.
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