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  1. Wheels & Tyres
    Hello all, It seems like you are supposed to be apologetic for starting wheel threads, so, er, sorry! This question might look more complex than it really is, but I am absolutely desperate for help - please can the good folks on here offer some advice? My van is in the bodyshop having lots of...
  2. Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all, I am pretty new to the forum, just started my conversion of a 2008 T5 SWB T30 Shuttle.....I am quite new to this, so please bear with me if I am not 100% sure on some of the details below. The van currently has 16" alloys (215/65/R16 Tyres) I have just had the van lowered with an...
  3. Wheels & Tyres
    A rolling circumference issue .. My Jan 2010 T32 140ps LWB (panel van converted to Kombi, insulated, lined) The label on driver pillar shows two 16 inch tyre sizes: 205/65/16 circ = 2114 215/65/16 circ = 2155 These have a circumference difference of about 2% (give or take all the maths...
  4. Wheels & Tyres
    Hi All, I've recently purchased a T30 140ps Highline panel van, and I want to put a bigger set of wheels on. I bought the van as I do offroad motorcycling, so at some events I have to drive on ruff uneven roads. I wanted to put 20" wheels on, but having read various posts, is that a good idea...
  5. Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, i've recently bought my t4 syncro and would like to get some off road tyres (preferably wider and knobbly:)). Can someone tell me the largest tyre diameter you can put on a t4 (without altering the bodywork)? and the widest tyre you can put on a t4 (With the sliding door still opening)...
  6. Wheels & Tyres
    Has anyone bought alloys from these guys? http://www.madmotors.co.uk/ They seem to have a good selection and pretty good prices. Cheers :D
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    ive been checking out thread after thread and getting conflicting advice on what tyres i should run on the above rims on my t28 t5. they are 19" bmw 6 series rims 8.5 front, 9.0 rear was thinking 225 40 19 on the front load rated xl 255 35 19 on the rears load rated...
  8. Wheels & Tyres
    I've got a 03 T4 TDI 1200 SWB with axle weights of approx. 1500kg back and front meaning that i have to have 102 load index tyres to pass the MOT. I want to put 17 inch alloys with nice tyres to improve look, ride, handling etc. but cannot find tyres to fit with the right load index. The...
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    Hi all, I'm new on here, though I have been lurking and absorbing for some time. ;) What's the general opinion on using a different tyre size on front and rear wheels? If the front ones are "correct" for size and load, does it matter of the rears are a little bigger? I have bagged some Range...
  10. Wheels & Tyres
    I have just bought my first Transporter its an 800 Special 1.9TD. I want to deck the back into a weekend/camper leisure van. So rock 'n' roll bed, storage and god speakers! Exterior wise, I want to lower it and put some nice wheels on. Please could somebody tell me what the best size wheel is...
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