Got or want bigger tyres? Come in here!

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Got or want bigger tyres? Come in here!

Unread post by Nemesis » September 12th, 2014, 4:06 pm

Originally started as a research topic years ago in the utes sections, the tyre topics are so popular it's time to start an new info archive in each sub section, not just for the ute people!

What we want is a collective tried and tested database of info on what works for your model fourby. No hearsay!

So, if you have upgraded your tyre size, let us know what had to be done and whether there is any or no scrubbing. What year/model, how much suspension lift, body lift, wheel off set, guard cutting/massaging, gear changes etc? You get the drift.

Fire away and feel free to post supporting pictures!
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Re: Got or want bigger tyres? Come in here!

Unread post by WD21 » September 15th, 2014, 4:21 am

1989 WD21 Terrano (Pathfinder Turbo Diesel)
Factory tyre sizes:
235/75R15
31x10.50R15


Running 235/85R16 tyres on +30 offset 16x7 alloys.
No scrubbing at all. Fits in the guards perfectly.
Rear has a 35mm lift, but not necessary for the tyres.
Gear ratios changed from OE 4.625 to 5.143 - exact match for new tyres.
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