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  1. 20" wheel Offset vs tyre sizes - trying to be specific!

    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. Staggered wheels...... help!?!?!?!

    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. T32 stock 16 inch conundrum affecting 18 decision

    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. What wheels to get?

    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. t4 syncro wheels

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    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. Anyone bought alloys from these guys?

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    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
  7. bmw 6 series alloys, tyre size???

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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. T4 wheel and tyre problem load index

    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...
  9. Mixed tyre sizes?

    Wheels & Tyres
    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. Wheel, Tyre and lowering sizes!!! Please Help!

    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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