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Difficulty with installing portawall white walls

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by dccd, May 14, 2010.

  1. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 2,557

    Kiwi 4d

    All the time . Just don't put them on oversize tires and undersized rims.
    Follow the guidelines properly installed and they will last a long time at any speed.
    Had a set on 235 x 75 x 15 on 6" rims they had a fairly high mortality rate , biggish tires on narrow rim = side wall bulge = unhappy , porta wall.
    They won't last forever , but they are as cheap as chips.
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2016
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  2. All the time back when.
  3. 302GMC
    Joined: Dec 15, 2005
    Posts: 5,883

    from Idaho

    Had a pair go 85+ on the front of a '50 Chev. way back when. The Port-A-Walls outlasted the engine.
  4. here's a video from mooneyes, they use them on radials

  5. So after all the discussions on how to install port-a-walls, what is the best quality port-a-wall white wall, and who sells them?
  6. peet15
    Joined: Aug 29, 2018
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  7. Dangerous Dan
    Joined: Jul 10, 2011
    Posts: 339

    Dangerous Dan
    from Graham Wa.

    Portawalls sucked back in the late 50's when I tried them as a young and dumb kid. They still do.
  8. denis4x4
    Joined: Apr 23, 2005
    Posts: 3,351

    from Colorado

    Pep Boys would sell them for 99 cents each every once in a while in the fifties. Ran them on at least four or five cars without any issues.

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