38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

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38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by michaelwitham » July 5th, 2011, 4:14 pm

i was wondering is there any way ..... that i can run mickey thompson baja claws 38.5 by 16 by 15 on 15x12 inch rims legally? i figured that they could because the tyres are speed and load rated and with a disc brake rear end slotted and dotted discs and upgraded pads it could be done ? maybe dual steering dampners ?

im sure there are lot of others out there that would ask this question.

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by ERASER » July 5th, 2011, 4:25 pm

Legally, no chance
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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by Sim79 » July 5th, 2011, 9:23 pm

ERASER wrote:Legally, no chance
X2 Zero chance.

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by michaelwitham » July 6th, 2011, 2:03 pm

cheers this is looking doubtful :(

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by Sim79 » July 6th, 2011, 5:51 pm

Talk to an engineer, they will tell you exactly what they can and can't engineer legally and how much coin you will need $$$$$.

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by bigpig » July 21st, 2011, 10:31 am

it depends on your state, ive been looking into WA and so far ive havent found anything to say no but definently not in NSW as the max width for a wheel is 8 inches so that limits you to 35's. you still need an engineer ticket though.

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by michaelwitham » July 21st, 2011, 6:44 pm

yer true. well i could get some michillen xmls (the army tyres) as you can run them on a 8 inch rim because of the 11 inch wide tyre and i think they are 38s?

might just have to register in in northern territory :)

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by craz3d » July 22nd, 2011, 10:48 pm

if you register as an ICV and go through all the appropriate testing (brake, swerve) and adhere to the ADRs, you *could* get it legal.

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by Clintfzj79 » July 27th, 2011, 11:51 pm

bigpig wrote:it depends on your state, ive been looking into WA and so far ive havent found anything to say no but definently not in NSW as the max width for a wheel is 8 inches so that limits you to 35's. you still need an engineer ticket though.

i tried for 35s 315's on my 79 series im in WA the DOT of said 285 75 r16 is the largest legal size in WA for a 79series so a 75 will be that or maybe less
The 79 had option of a 16x7 wheels were as the 75 only had split rims and the law gos off a limited increase over the std tyre that came on the vehicle

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by michaelwitham » July 28th, 2011, 11:50 am

its already been enignered for 35 - 11.5 simex extremes . and you could buy them with a wide wheel package (15x8 sun raysers)

im still looking into it . ive rang at least 15 engineers and none have returned my calls . go figure :)

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by BushTuckerNed » July 28th, 2011, 5:52 pm

How did you get engineered on extremes when they are a bias tyre and not speed rated?
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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by michaelwitham » July 29th, 2011, 1:34 pm

bought the car with it already done it was done in 2001

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by TUFF HJ60 » August 15th, 2011, 8:13 pm

Engineering for tyres???? :crazy:
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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by michaelwitham » August 22nd, 2011, 9:13 pm

exactly and there is a copper that has an for detail and P platers

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Re: 38.5 on a soa 75 series ?

Unread post by Clintfzj79 » January 13th, 2012, 6:58 pm

michaelwitham, you're lucky to have the 35s then, i filled out all appropriate paper work for tyres (and my turbo and front mount cooler etc) at the same time. they obviously allowed turbo and mods but declined 315's as only 50 mm max over std tyre size is allowed and 315s over the std skinnys height is 75 mm from memory.

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