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Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Henk&Toni » 07 Jul 2012 06:53

Need advise,i just baught a Patrol 4.5 ltr and would like to know what is the biggest tyre i can put on there,as i need tyres at the moment but was thinking to a bit bigger or not advise please
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Russ Kellermann » 07 Jul 2012 08:37

I would definitely go for a 285.75.16 on a 7jj or 8jj rim.
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Henk&Toni » 07 Jul 2012 09:00

Russ Kellermann wrote:I would definitely go for a 285.75.16 on a 7jj or 8jj rim.


I must just have a look what rims i have on at the moment,is that a better wheel then
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Jorrie » 07 Jul 2012 09:24

Hi, Look at this link viewforum.php?f=49
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Peter Connan » 09 Jul 2012 09:32

Is your 4.5 manual or auto?

I have heard froam a couple of people that 285/75 R16 causes the auto-box to "hunt" at freeway speeds, but it is certainly better for most off-roading.

They should fit fine on your standard rims (if they are 16").
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Grootseun » 09 Jul 2012 22:23

I have a 3.0 Diesel Auto on 285s with 50mm lift no problems whatsoever
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Jules » 09 Jul 2012 23:14

I am considering changing my original Patrol 7JJ to black 8JJ steel rims, had some leaking problems seems to be solved now but it is always in the back of my head, seems I can get 5 rims for R2500.

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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Russ Kellermann » 10 Jul 2012 11:55

Jules what do your 7jj rims look like, any pics perhaps?
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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Jules » 10 Jul 2012 12:03

Hi Russ

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Re: Wheel and tyre advise

Postby Sias » 10 Jul 2012 12:34

Russ - are you looking for steel rims? I have a set that I'm not using...
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