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Ok hi all new to t5 owner ship
seems the way to go is fit range rover alloys as they seem popular
My question what size tyres does everybody use??
Ive been offered some range rover sport alloys 20" with 275 40 20 tyres
seems a popular size and wondered if they would fit my van not yet lowered as im gona get wheels first.

I also think reading other posts id need to get some centre bore thingss and a stud and bolt kit am i correct

thanx in advance everyone:)
 

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don't think the rr sport wheels will fit, the ones off the std rr or vogue will or just by some aftermarket ones there are loads about
 

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hmmn i thought id seen many t5s fitted with various rangie alloys.
I know there are lots of alloys out there but to be honest it all comes down to price
Ive skint myself buying a std ish t5 and im scrimping and callin in favours with friends to get it away from looking std if you get where im comin from

been offered many sets of alloys cheaper than new so id rather trial and error for a saved pound or two

cheers for the help tho t5s are a new ballgame just taken the front of van off to get the bumpers colour codedA:
 

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Got 20 inch range rover wheels on mine but you will need to change the tyres and do either a stud to bolt conversion or get specialised studs - the tyre purchase plus the bolts plus the stud to bolt conversion can sometime be as expensive as buying a ready made set of the net. Also make sure the tyres are load rated!!!
 

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RR Sport alloys do fit, but ensure you get the correct Wheel nuts.

I've just put some 19" RR sport wheels on. They required spigot rings, studs, wheels nuts (+locking wheel nuts) and VW centre caps. All in all these bits and pieces were approx £150. The wheels were a bargain and even after replacing two front tyres it's cost less than £500.
 

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p7een that must of been one big pot hole, can I ask what tyres you were running on them, as I have the same alloys and run 275 35 20s and so fare have had no trouble figures crossed
 

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can I clarify that you are running 45 profile 275/20s as your rolling diameter must be way off on your speedo, thought 40s would fit okay just but not 45s

regards stuart
 

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to maintain the same rolling radius you need a 35 profile tyre to be exact, however i have run on 40's & there not far out ( according to my sat nav, actually made the speedo correct as it tends to run slightly under as standard).............. hope it helps:ILU:
 

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Yeah 275/45 contis. Come standard on rrs. I had them on my disco3 before I changed.
Would rather a 50 profile to be honest. Anything Less then 45 is too harsh. Wld like a 265/50 not sure if they'd fit though
 

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Hi Lukemac do you have any pictures on how they look on your T5 as this is the kind of size that I would like to fit next time round as I go on forest trails through the winter and the higher profile would be much better

also what is rrs (range rover sport I guess)

many thanks stuart
 
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