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  1. Tyre definition query

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hello all, I am trying to nail down the specs on a new T6 but am stuck on which tyres are best. The VW website gives the following descriptions. Coming as standard are: Tyres 205/65 R16 C 107/105T with optimised rolling resistance Optional, at no additional cost: Tyres 215/65 R16C 106/104T...
  2. wheels, is it ok?

    Wheels & Tyres
    I was offered a set of alloy wheels of a Z4 BMW, 18" very nice too, but what about the "load rating rule" for putting them on a T5? I have a T26. I have held back from buying them until I found out more.:confused:
  3. Help an aussie out!

    Wheels & Tyres
    So I have just bought myself a 1999 transporter swb. I've had it for about a month. I bought it with almost bald front tyres so I got them replaced. The rims were ty and now my tyres keep going down. I've decide that I should get new rims for the tyres but here's the catch. My tyres are load...
  4. Tyre load rating 97Y........

    Wheels & Tyres
    I think I have an issue with my van that needs sorting pretty quick. I bought it a year ago with Range Rover wheels and brand new tyres and have covered about 2200 miles in the year. The problem is that it appears that the side wall of the tyres is cracking. It's never been loaded with...
  5. Help with load rating...

    Wheels & Tyres
    Looking for some advice on load rating.. I've seen a set of 19" allloys I'm interested in on eBay where the minimum wheel load rating embossed on the wheel is 695kg. So assuming there all the same the minimum load rating would be roughly 2800kg - I own a t28 with a required load rating of...
  6. Load rating for the T32

    Wheels & Tyres
    I've just registered on the forum to hopefully save someone from making my mistakes. I bought a T5 T32 about 6 months ago which had already had wheel upgrades with 18" zito bell air's, the van had a valid MOT and everything seemed fine. Now the MOT ran out last week so I checked the previous...
  7. Touareg R5 Wheels onto 2007 Caravelle 130

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi All, Well after some time I have got a van againT:! And so enter into the minefield that is choosing a wheel to suit!:eek: I have found a set of wheels that I quite like: http://cgi.ebay.de/VW-Touareg-4-Felgen-19-Zoll-7L6-601-025-AB-/220781648010 Although this is finished, if they fit...
  8. Need to buy wheels (& tyres) asap

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi I need to buy wheels and ideally tyres ASAP as I can get them through on my expenses if I do it before the end of July. Having read various threads I'm still abit unclear as to the load rating for a T32 Kombi, am I correct in understanding that they need to be rated at 900Kg per wheel...
  9. What load rating should my tyres be?

    Technical Articles
    he following weights are for the maximum permitted axle weight that is recommended by the manfacturer. The load rating represents the minimum load rating needed for the highest of the two maximum permitted axel weights. The following chart is meant only a guide and you should always check your...
  10. Tyres in Bournemouth

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all. Does anyone know where to get some good priced tyres in the Bournemouth area for my t4. 235/40/18 Also, what load rating would you guys recommend? Thanks.
  11. Concerned about alloys

    Wheels & Tyres
    I've got a set of VW Passat alloys that I've had put on my 2001 2.5tdi T4, with the original tyres off my steels transferred onto them. The same bolts have been used to fit them as those that held the steels on. Are these bolts ok? The tyres are obviously suitably load rated, but the alloys...
  12. Do I need load rated wheels for T32?

    Wheels & Tyres
    I've just bought a Transporter T32 to find that it has a higher load rating than the T30 and requires higher load rated alloys. I wanted to fit 18" Sportline wheels but have been told by the VW garage that they haven't got higher enough load rating:( I'm struggling to find many options for 18"...
  13. 88W run flats

    Wheels & Tyres
    got a puncture on the side wall:( and have a runflat in the shed...would it be safe due to its thicker side walls?LWB T4 with nothing in the back
  14. Oversize tyres...does it matter???

    Wheels & Tyres
    Thinking of going back to 18's but don't want to have to sit on an extra cushion like last time due to rock hard ride caused by low-pro tyres sending every tiny bump through the vehicle. So....I'm all genned up on what the correct size tyre is (245/40/18) but thinking of going 245/45/18 this...
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