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  1. Lowered T4 LWB - First Post!!!!

    General T4 Chat
    Hi all, First post!! i have a lowered T4, now i didn't lower it myself, has anyone els had issues with uneven tyre wear when the van is lowered as i am thinking about putting it back to stock height as the garage says the tires might not last 10k thanks :)
  2. Rim Protector?? - Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117 255/45 ZR18 103Y XL with MFS SBL

    Wheels & Tyres
    So I had the tyres fitted today and it looks to me that the rim protection is very poor The tyres are Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 K117 255/45 ZR18 103Y XL with MFS SBL...
  3. Thoughts on going to 255/45/18

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi there, Currently on 235/50/18 and looking to go to 255/45/18 Vans currently lowered on bilstein b14 (is a T32) so looking to get correct load rating From Tyres Size Comparison tables it looks like the overall height difference is 27.3 down to 27, and bottom rubber down from 4.6 to 4.5 Will...
  4. How much are these wheels & Tyres worth to sell second hand

    What's it worth?
    Hi There Tyre Tread very good, but obviously a budget tyre Wheels in great nick apart from slight corrosion to centre cap area on one wheel. 4 x 18 inch wheel (not sure from what) 4 x HIFLY HB805235/50/18 101w xl Trying to get a feel for what I could get selling on ebay or via forum Thanks
  5. 4 x Continental PremiumContact 6 tyres - 235/50 R18 Y XL - almost new - 500 miles

    Parts For Sale
    Hi. £146 each at Merityre - I will sell for £90 per tyre - sold as a set of four only. Woking, Surrey. These PremiumContact tyres have awesome grip in the wet and excellent fuel economy. They are extra load (XL) tyres and came off my Transporter after only 500 miles. They are premium tyres...
  6. All Terrain Tyre Size Advice (T5.1 - T28)

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi guys, newbie here - go easy! Finally took the plunge on a 64 plate SWB T28. Loving it! First thing I wanna do (aside from a remap, already booked in) is ditch the standard tyres in favour of some BFGs. I want them to look beefy, and I want the white lettering (just being honest) so seems...
  7. Chew through tyres with these wheels

    Wheels & Tyres
    Just had my T5.1 serviced and my mechanic has told me that the alloys are not correct for my van. He said the offsets weren't right and , looking at them side on against the van, they poke out slightly. He said I will chew through tyres and recommends getting different wheels and tyres. Does...
  8. 225/70 on 16" steels

    Wheels & Tyres
    After much research on this forum, and inspired by the off-road tyre threads, I decided to take the plunge and go up a fair size from the standard 205/65 that came on my steel 16s. I wanted to keep to a mostly road friendly approach, so opted for Hankook 225/70R16 103H RA33. They are marketed...
  9. Rubbing isnt racing

    Wheels & Tyres
    So I need some new rubber on the corners and the van had 20 inch Kahn alloys fitted when I purchased it these are 295 x 40 x 20 106v now these rub on full lock do I go for steering lock stops or what size tyres should I go for, any help would be greatT:
  10. Tyre pressure 18”

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi. Not been able to get a definitive on tyre pressure for my converted T5 Transporter 1.9 camper. I have 255/45 ZR18 100W I’m currently running at 40psi all round! Thanks
  11. VW 17" Thunder alloys for sale £400

    Parts For Sale
    VW 17" Thunder alloys for sale -- Now £350 I have a set of these very clean, unmarked, load rated alloys taken from my previous van. Dunlop Tyres included, I think they all have around 4/5 mm tread- check pics below. Collection only from Bristol please. Toby 07976291810 or PM
  12. Please can you recommend good tyres

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, it's my first year with a T5 T30 85 converted campervan, 06 Reg, and the MOT is coming up. It needs new tyres and currently has steel wheels, and 205 65 R 16 C : 107 105 R Tyres. I would like advice on good tyres to use, otherwise I'm likely to be sold something that may not be the best for...
  13. Another 20" "What Tyres?" Question

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all, In need of some new 20" front tyres & just after a bit of advice... I know this has been asked countless times but can't seem to find exactly what I'm after. Firstly - I've had Hankook Ventus ST's until now & overall they've been a brilliant tyre. They've lasted a decent amount of...
  14. Vw approved winter tyre t4 caravelle ?

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all my caravelle standard tyre should be 205/65/15 with load rating of 100 Does the same apply for winter/ snow tyres, we are off to the Alps next month I want not only the best snow tyres for the job but also the correct load rating and size. Do vw recommend a different width for snow...
  15. 19" alloy wheels and Tyres T4 T5

    Parts For Sale
    19" alloy wheels And tyres T4 now sold. 4 19" 235/35 ZR19 wheels with 3 Michelin Pilot Supersports and one Runway Prerfomance 926 to suit T4. 2 of the Michelins are at 3mm the Runway and the other Michelin are new. £150 no offers local pickup only Bromley Kent area
  16. wheels and tyres advise wanted

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi All i am seeking advice re the wheels and tyres of my newly purchases 2004 t5 Pictured above are the wheels and tyres that are on it at the moments, i am not into bling flashy things , and clearly they are not standard size The guy i bought the van off says the wheels are from a range...
  17. T4 Mud and snow / winter tyre recommendations for trip to alps

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all i am planning a winter trip to the alps in my t4, i would like to get snow / winter tyres organised and get them sooner rather than a last minute panic the week before i go….anyway can anyone recommend a brand or pattern that i should go for thats suitable for alpine roads ands police...
  18. Best tyres for 8Jx17 rims on a Caravelle?

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all, My Caravelle came with RH 8jx17 rims, running 235/45 ZR17 97Y XL tyres. Looking at the tyre pressure info plate these tyres are a lot smaller (47mm) than the 235/55s that would have been on the 17" wheel option out of the factory. I'd like to get tyres with the correct RR and a...
  19. 18" alloys with tyres for sale T4 £200

    Parts For Sale
    i have 4 wheels for sale can sell as either as 2 pairs or all together. They are off my T4 the silver/grey ones were originally on her, bought the black ones 2 years ago. Am now on steels so surplus to requirements 2 black ones are BK503 the silver ones are BK but not sure of the model. looking...
  20. Bigger not always better...(pictures request)

    Wheels & Tyres
    My T30 (a panel van being converted to a camper) came with 20" wheels but I've decided to ditch them and go smaller - because (a) it's a camper so I don't wantto be constantly worrying about kerbing (b) the roads round my way are utterly awful for potholes and (c) tyres are a damn site cheaper...