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Ferrari 365 GTC Tyres

Ferrari 365 GTC Tyres

Ferrari 365 GTC Tyres

  • Ferrari fitted 205/VR14, full 80 profile tyres to their 365 GTC. The size could also be expressed as 205/80VR14.
  • We strongly recommend the 205 WR 14 Michelin XWX for the 365GTC.
  • For these tyres the Michelin 14H is the ideal innertube.
  • Our period Innertube Guides state that the 365 GTC was released on tube-type wheels, these wheels require innertubes to function. Innertubes are also required if you have wire wheels. See below for Borrani Wire Wheels for your 365 GTC.
  • Suggested tyre pressures for a Ferrari 365 GTC are 30psi front and 32psi rear in 205/80VR14 Tyres.
  • For more information see the Ferrari 365GTC tyre pressure table below.

205/80VR14 Tyres

For Ferrari 365 GTC tyres the 205VR14 Michelin XWX is the correct full 80% profile tyre and pretty much the only tyre available for this fantastic car.

It is important to point out that the 365 GTC fits a full profile tyre, 205/80VR14. Categorically not a 205/70VR14; that is completely the wrong diameter.

The Following Film about 330GTC tyres, is relevant to the Ferrari 365GTC because they fit the same 205/80VR14 Michelin XWX tyres.

330GTC Tyres Explained

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    Ferrari 365 GTC Recommended Tyres

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205/80VR14 XWX Tyres on Ferrari 365 GTC

205/80VR14 XWX Tyres on Ferrari 365 GTC

Ferrari 365GTC Tyre Pressure

The 330 GTC Owners Manual shows the following for 205/80VR14 Tyres:

  • <110 mph = F29/R33
  • >110 mph = F33/R37
  • >135 mph = F38/R42

The 365 GTC Addendum to the 330 GTC manual shows:

  • <124 mph = F27/R31
  • >124 mph = F31/R37

However through research with current Ferrari 365 GTC owners on the forum Ferrarichat, it seems that the commonly accepted tyre pressure for the 365 GTC is 30psi in the front and 32 psi in the rear. However what is critical with these cars is to fit a full profile 205VR14 tyre or 205/80VR14, not a 205/70VR14 tyre.

Here is a link to data about the the later 1971 – 1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4 Tyres.

History of the Ferrari 365 GTC

The Ferrari 365 was a powerful front-engine, rear-wheel-drive 2- and 2+2-seater grand tourer line produced by Ferrari, first exhibited at the 1966 Geneva Motor Show, the replacement for the 330 and 500 Superfast. The GTC and GTS, like the rest of the 365, were powered by a 4,390 cc Colombo V12 engine. It produced 316 horsepower at 6,600 rpm when fed by three Weber 40 DFI twin-choke carburettors. These vehicles were able to attain a 50:50 weight distribution by merging the transmission and the final drive. The 365 GTC and GTS retained the independent rear suspension of its predecessor, which employed coil springs and wishbones. The brakes were all-around servo-assisted discs with a split circuit system.

The 330 GTC and GTS were replaced by the 365 GTC and GTS in 1968. The engine was significantly redesigned, increasing its capacity from 4.0 litres and 300 horsepower to 4.4 litres and 320 horsepower. The design remained almost the same across the two body styles, with the only major difference being the transfer of vents from behind the front wheels to the bonnet. Between 1968 and 1970, 168 coupés (22 of which were right-hand-drive) were built. It was replaced by the Ferrari 365 GTC/4. Only 20 spiders were built before the Daytona Spider based on the 365 GTB/4 took its place.

Borrani Wire Wheels

Borrani wheels are available for your Ferrari 365 GTC. As agents for the iconic Ruote Borrani Milano company we are able to supply all wheels from their extensive range.

If your Borrani wheels require rebuilding then please contact us at [email protected]

wire wheels made by Ruote Borrani Milano are, without doubt, the best wire wheels available. Borrani wheels utilise aluminium rims, steel spokes and steel wheel centres.

Click the link for Ferrari 365 GTC Borrani wheels.

Wheels made by Borrani are available in the following styles:

  • Painted silver finish, as per the racing wheels of the period
  • Polished and chrome finish, highly polished rim, chrome spokes & wheel centre
  • Painted finish with polished outer edge

Innertube Guides

1974 Michelin Fitment Guide Ferrari 365 GTC

1974 Michelin Fitment Guide Ferrari 365 GTC

1977 Michelin Fitment Guide Ferrari 365 GTC

1977 Michelin Fitment Guide Ferrari 365 GTC

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