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Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby SJC » 19 May 2016 12:13

Michael wrote:Ek het gesien ja, wat ek bedoel het is dat ek 305/70/16 op het en dis 32.8"

Ek kan nie 305/70/17 gebruik nie omdat ek 16" rims het en stel nie belang om 17" toe te gaan nie, omdat ek dan minder rubber gaan he tussen die rim en die grond. Sal eintlik 15" toe gaan as ek kan kies


ok, ek sien. :thumbup:
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby SJC » 30 Aug 2016 22:31

Michael wrote:Glo dit of nie, maar ek het die regte groodte band gekry vir n Patrol met 16" rims :biggrin:
315/75/16....... 34" sal perfek werk in my opinie. Baie se 35" is te groot en ek dink 33" is net te klein


As ek kyk hoe klein 33" bande op my 4.5 lyk, wat (ek dink) 3 duim gelig is, begin ek te dink hierdie groote kan miskien n opsie wees.
Van die fabrikate se 315/75r16's is eintlik nader aan 34.5 "
Maar einde van die dag sal die prys seker die "deal breaker" wees....
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby Michael » 31 Aug 2016 05:19

Ja Fanus dis nie maklik nie. Ek wil baie graag n stel 315/75/16 he vir offroading en sal dan n stel 285/75/16 gebruik vir overlanding.........maar ja, wie het geld vir twee stell tyres
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby David M » 31 Aug 2016 07:30

SJC wrote:
Michael wrote:Glo dit of nie, maar ek het die regte groodte band gekry vir n Patrol met 16" rims :biggrin:
315/75/16....... 34" sal perfek werk in my opinie. Baie se 35" is te groot en ek dink 33" is net te klein


As ek kyk hoe klein 33" bande op my 4.5 lyk, wat (ek dink) 3 duim gelig is, begin ek te dink hierdie groote kan miskien n opsie wees.
Van die fabrikate se 315/75r16's is eintlik nader aan 34.5 "
Maar einde van die dag sal die prys seker die "deal breaker" wees....


Hankook MT's available at R 3 735 on special from Errols at the moment. Most others run between R 5 and 6.5 k.

Minimum rim width 8J so will not work on your bakkie Fanus.

Would love to go this size but I think the gearing will become hard to live with.
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby Wilkie » 31 Aug 2016 07:33

don't forget to add transport cost .. :oldtimer:
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby David M » 31 Aug 2016 07:40

Wilkie wrote:don't forget to add transport cost .. :oldtimer:


Reckon you could negotiate the same price here with someone.
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby davidvdm » 31 Aug 2016 09:18

Mini Patrol wrote:
Wilkie wrote:don't forget to add transport cost .. :oldtimer:


Reckon you could negotiate the same price here with someone.


Yip, I think they ship free to there approved installers close to you, where you then "hoes" for the fit and balance.

But this is a very interesting thread, thanks for posting it.
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby Michael » 31 Aug 2016 12:27

Mini Patrol wrote:Would love to go this size but I think the gearing will become hard to live with.

I actually think the gearing will work better on a turbo'd TD42..... I constantly feel like I need a 6th gear and as Fanus mentioned, most of them are closer to a 34.5". I would love to test a set for a week and feel what the difference is.
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby David M » 31 Aug 2016 15:10

Michael wrote:
Mini Patrol wrote:Would love to go this size but I think the gearing will become hard to live with.

I actually think the gearing will work better on a turbo'd TD42..... I constantly feel like I need a 6th gear and as Fanus mentioned, most of them are closer to a 34.5". I would love to test a set for a week and feel what the difference is.


Tire height 265 X 70 X 16 = 777.4 mm
285 X 75 X 16 = 833.9 mm
315 X 75 X 16 = 878.9 mm
Difference from stock to 315's = 101.5 mm and 13, 06%. This is effectively giving you 50 mm more ground clearance which is great.

But here comes the kicker............

Tire circumference 265 X 70 X16 = 2 442.27 mm
285 X 75 X 16 = 2 619.77 mm
315 X 75 X16 = 2 761.15 mm
Difference from stock to 315's = 318. 88 mm and 13.06 %

The difference between the stock 265's and the 285's is 7.27 %.

I think that your hairdryer is going to be doing a bit of overtime with the 315's at low revs.

I think Tony's 4.8 has 315's on so maybe we need to feed him beers one day while we quickly borrow his wheels and tyres for a test but am not sure of the profile as his are on 17".

The other thing with the 315's is that fuel consumption is guaranteed to head in the wrong direction by quite a bit.
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Re: Tyre sizes: differences by brand/manufacturer.

Postby David M » 31 Aug 2016 15:17

Fanus - You can calculate lift as per below.

Nissan Patrol lift-radius arm size.pdf
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SJC wrote:
Michael wrote:Glo dit of nie, maar ek het die regte groodte band gekry vir n Patrol met 16" rims :biggrin:
315/75/16....... 34" sal perfek werk in my opinie. Baie se 35" is te groot en ek dink 33" is net te klein


As ek kyk hoe klein 33" bande op my 4.5 lyk, wat (ek dink) 3 duim gelig is, begin ek te dink hierdie groote kan miskien n opsie wees.
Van die fabrikate se 315/75r16's is eintlik nader aan 34.5 "
Maar einde van die dag sal die prys seker die "deal breaker" wees....
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