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blackwall tyre

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Definition of blackwall tyre in English:

noun

A tyre with black side walls.
Example sentences
  • To remove, let the tyres down, free the bead, pull the remnants out, and you will have blackwall tyres again.
  • It has now been sold and sports a set of wire wheels and blackwall tyres.
  • The car could be ordered with a handling package which consisted of longer leaf springs on the live rear axle, front disc brakes and larger 15-inch wheels fitted with blackwall tyres.

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