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Jaguar E-Type 1961 – 1965 Tyre and wheel guide.

The Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 XK 1961 is, without a doubt, one of the most attractive cars ever built “well in my opinion anyways”.

As were a wheel and tyre dealer I will list a little information below which I think you may find useful:

Tyre fitment:

Originally fitted with 640H15 (Cross-ply) Today's radial equivalent is the 185HR15 brand available are as below.

Vredestein Sprint Classic

Michelin MXV

Michelin XVS  

Avon Turbosteel

Dunlop Aquajet


Wire Wheel Fitment:

Size: 5” x  15”

Hub Diameter: 52 mm    

Number of splines: 62

Spline Length: 36 mm = short Hub            

Spline Length: 56 mm = Long Hub

Back Spacing: 97 (+/-3)

Fixing: knock on lug nut.

Wheels available here.

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