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  1. Staggered alloys - tyre advice please

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi guys, I've recently got myself a set of 18" alloys originally from a BMW - fronts are 8 inch and the rears are 9. The tyres are 225/40/92Y XL which i want to get shot of. Questions are 1) Can i run the same tyres on all 4 despite being different widths? 2) What would be the recommended...
  2. Davanti Tyres good or bad?

    Wheels & Tyres
    I have just had a glowing recommendation from the garage who told me Davanti Tyres are a good mid-range tyre and will probably be a premium brand next year. However, I have looked online and there is a mix of reviews with some also saying they are at the top of the mid-range and others saying...
  3. 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...
  4. 5 Audi A8 Wheels & tyres 5x112 8jx17 et48 T4 etc located in Warwick

    Parts For Sale
    £200 five Audi A8 5x112 8j x 17 et48 Wheels with 225/55R17 97 tyres. Turn your ratty old builders van into a luxury family cruiser with four polished alloy wheels plus one spare that is painted silver for some reason (perhaps it survives better in the boot.) they suited my T4 caravelle...
  5. Tyre stretchers

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hey guys! I'm having a bit of trouble trying to find a tyre fitter in the Weston super mare area that will fit a stretched tyre! Can anyone recommend somewhere that can fit them? The wheels are a 9.5 X 16 banded vito steel and the tyres are 215 60 16. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
  6. Tyres for T5 T30

    Wheels & Tyres
    Could anybody help me with an idea of a good make of tyre size 255/45/18 as there are some many out there. Tyre place was trying to get me to buy Haida but the write ups seem very poor. Thanks Jeremy
  7. Changing a tyre on a T4

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    Hi Bought a 2000 T4 and I was wondering if someone could give me details of how to change the tyre if it was flat. I'd rather learn now rather than when it actually happens? I'd appreciate it very much if someone could give me the details or if you know where there might be an online video etc...
  8. Advice on General Grabber tyre/wheel combo

    Wheels & Tyres
    Apologies as this has probably been done to death already....... Got my first VW, came with 16" steels which obviously were fine, but as a bloke we have to play around with these things don't we..... Have bought a set of 18" alloys fitted with 255/55/18 General Grabber (AT's I think). Have...
  9. T4 steel wheel or tyre needed urgently, Lincolnshire.

    Hi, I'm in urgent need of a steel wheel and tyre or just tyre for my T4. Anything as long as it's legal will do! 195/70r15. Happy to travel to collect, and pay. It would really get me out of a jam if someone has one kicking about! Thanks :-)
  10. 18" Tyre for sale - As New

    Parts For Sale
    FOR SALE 1 x Autogrip 225/45Z R18 95W Tyre Has only done approx 200 miles maximum, pristine condition, it still has the injection moulding flashing in the sipes and shoulders. £60 collected from Exeter
  11. Part Worn Tyres for sale 215 65 16

    Parts For Sale
    4 part worn 215 65 16 C Bridgestone Duravis tyres for sale. Reasonable offers please. 2 have approx 5mm tread and 2 have approx 2mm tread. One of the 2mm tyres has a bit of damage to the inside rim but I’ve been told that it doesn’t affect the fitting. They were all fully inflated when they came...
  12. Tyre pressures on a T4

    General Van Chat
    We have just bought our first camper which is fantastic. However I cannot find any information about what the tyre pressures should be. We are running 225/40 x 18 tyres on a 2.5 TDI T4. Can anyone recommend what pressure we should use? Any help would be very gratefully received. Many thanks...
  13. Mixing 215/65R16C with 205/65/16 wheels?

    Wheels & Tyres
    Our van never has had a spare wheel, and I'm looking to get one just in case. Found a complete set of 4 on fleebay and I'm considering buying those. If I get four I'm considering rotating them through when my current ones are worn. The only potential issue is they have different wheel codes...
  14. T4 Steel wheel 15"

    Hello, anyone out there with a spare wheel with a road legal tyre on? Or just the road legal tyre? Need one for my spare and preferably in the Worthing/Brighton Crawley areas? T:
  15. 255-35-20 over a year on wierdest tyre wear

    Wheels & Tyres
    I lowered my SWB 130 by 50 ish and put my 20"s on with those tyres well over a year ago. Rides straight no problems. Went for an MOT at my mates and they said you need to get y tracking checked, having a look while up on the ramp, my fronts have wear on the very corner of the inside of both...
  16. 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...
  17. Tyres Ex-aa - tyre newbie. Choices choices.

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, I've got an ex-AA T4 (01). At the moment its got 205/65 R 15 C They are due for a change very soon - I like to keep them tready for the winter! My local tyre guy says that the standard tyre for the van is 195/70 R 15 Now, here is the crux - the 195s (Dunlop) are £25 cheaper than the 205s...
  18. cheap 16" wheels and tyres for T5 205/65 profile

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hello people, this is my first post. Found a very interewsting place selling wheels and tyres for £12.95. The bloke is called John and he has stacks of them. I went to pick up one that I bought off ebay and ended up buying six. The tread on the ones I got are like new!!! heres the item on...
  19. Spare Wheel Woes

    Wheels & Tyres
    Just changed the spare for the first time in 3 years, never needed to and an inspection previously showed the spare to be new and still have those little bristle things on the surface of it. As you can see, this is a much neglected spare, and if you look closely you can see the indentations...
  20. 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...