What size tyres???

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Re: What size tyres???

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David,

I have 285/75/16'S and they work very well. I also ahve a 90mm lift and now have more than enough articulation. Would suggest you stay with the 33's , and the main reason for this is the low range crawl speed. It increases significantly :naughty: and when doing the trail I now have to brake a little more often than when I had the 265/75/16's.

Also when you look at the movement of the tyre in the arch, bigger tyres at full articulation will start removing the flares and the mud flaps.
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Thanks Guys,

I took your advise and opted for 285/70/17. I looked at BFG and Maxxis, both mud terain tyres. Maxxis is going for R2500/tyre and BFG for R3500/tyre. Seeing that I need five tyres, I am taking the Maxxis route - R5000 saving means a new roofrack or something else? My old tyres will be up for sale, 4 with only 28000km on and one brand new spare. It is Bridgestone Duelers HT, 275/65/17 - still lots of kms left on it and no damages - what should I ask per tyre or the set?

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Re: What size tyres???

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Alex Roux wrote:
29 Oct 2012 18:11
Dawid

Sorry, I have just relaised that you drive a GQ.
The 33" does fit into the GQ wheel arch, but only just. With reference to Grant's GQ, it is the biggest you can go on tyres without significantly more suspension lift or modifying your arches.
On standard patrol 15” rims, would you need to fit wheel spacers or is the offset on the standard rims sufficient to prevent rubbing on inside of wheel arch?
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Re: What size tyres???

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Fanus, as daai kar van jou nog op die oorspronklikke GQ staal wiele is moet jy ernstig plan maak om daarvan ontslae te raak. Daai goed is swak en kraak op waar die web op die velling vasgeswys is.

Maar om jou vraag te antwoord, ek dink hulle gaan vryf. Ek weet wgter nie hoeveel jy hulle moet spasieer nie.
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Re: What size tyres???

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Blykbaar is die 4 oorspronklikke wiele deur nissan vervang na een van hulle n krakie gekry het.
(Volgens vorige eienaar).
So ek is nie seker of die tweede stel n beter kwalityd as die eerstes is nie....
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