Tyres

Batts88

Well-Known Member
205 = wide [8 inches]
R / 85% is profile
16 is rim diameter [inches]

in a 1993 model a 2.8liter de sell? LN106? petrol?
I know an 1998 2.8 de sell was slowish getting there on the standard tyre/rim, but would go anywhere. Changing tyre/rim size/width for the sake of >half< the overall diameter in lift? eg: 30inch standard to 32inch is only one inch gained off the ground, is it worth it?

Experience : 2002 Hilux standard tyres = 205-R-16, so 30 inch high by 8inches wide. changing these to 31 inches high by 10.5inches wide results in 60klm >less< per tank of fuel.

Everyone likes big tyres big ground clearance, maximum salt shaker looks etc. but will anyone tell you that there are down sides?:cool:
I would say it is worth raising your diffs by 1" when off road espeially when it rocks also less drag in sand, in ruts, climing over fallen trees or branches etc. etc Yes it will reduce acceleration, braking but that can be improved upon with other mods which means spending more money. So yes worth it to some but not for everyone depending on your needs.

Yes like myself some people will mention the downside to fitting larger tyres I think it was last week I mentioned to a hilux owner on here about getting wheel bearings, ball joints, bushes checked or rplaced because of the extra stress plus brake pad upgrade and speedo check.

'Salt shaker look' please explain
 
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205 = wide [8 inches]
R / 85% is profile
16 is rim diameter [inches]

in a 1993 model a 2.8liter de sell? LN106? petrol?
I know an 1998 2.8 de sell was slowish getting there on the standard tyre/rim, but would go anywhere. Changing tyre/rim size/width for the sake of >half< the overall diameter in lift? eg: 30inch standard to 32inch is only one inch gained off the ground, is it worth it?

Experience : 2002 Hilux standard tyres = 205-R-16, so 30 inch high by 8inches wide. changing these to 31 inches high by 10.5inches wide results in 60klm >less< per tank of fuel.

Everyone likes big tyres big ground clearance, maximum salt shaker looks etc. but will anyone tell you that there are down sides?:cool:

93 2.8L diesel SR5 LN107 - couldn't pull a greasy stick out of a pigs arse on the bitumen, but off-road, it just keeps chugging over stuff where stock new 4WDs (e.g. BT50) have to back up on, engage diff lock & try again...and still hit bottom ;)

My biggest issue is I'm a fly-fishing guide and in some places do a lot of rocky creek crossings, so want to minimise the risk of busting a diff on a rock.
 

Petunia

Well-Known Member
93 2.8L diesel SR5 LN107 - couldn't pull a greasy stick out of a pigs arse on the bitumen, but off-road, it just keeps chugging over stuff where stock new 4WDs (e.g. BT50) have to back up on, engage diff lock & try again...and still hit bottom ;)

My biggest issue is I'm a fly-fishing guide and in some places do a lot of rocky creek crossings, so want to minimise the risk of busting a diff on a rock.
Bashing Bash plates? I was happy with old yella and standard tyres/rims and a few scarf marks in the diff drain hole protectors. o_O[it had no power steering though being the very first new shape, bugga]
 

dno67

Well-Known Member
93 2.8L diesel SR5 LN107 - couldn't pull a greasy stick out of a pigs arse on the bitumen, but off-road, it just keeps chugging over stuff where stock new 4WDs (e.g. BT50) have to back up on, engage diff lock & try again...and still hit bottom ;)

My biggest issue is I'm a fly-fishing guide and in some places do a lot of rocky creek crossings, so want to minimise the risk of busting a diff on a rock.
I've got 31 x 15 on my 97 2.8 with rooted factory suspension no worries. Be warned, you will find it even more gutless on the road with the bigger tyres.
 

BobDeere

New Member
My car "Fiat Campagnola" have unusual 7.00 * 16 inch
ill like to put a set of road "smooth" tires.
since i have the car register in Italy the laws there allows only tires with the same size "height"
+-5 % .
so what would a metric size work ? im thinking 225 80 16
Thanks
/B
 

Bloomy10

New Member
Hi! New member,

I’m looking at new MT tyres for my HZJ75 cruiser.
I came across these Comforser -CF 3000 mud terrains very cheap.
Just wondering what people’s opinions are on these wheels
 

Lost1?

Well-Known Member
Bloomy do a search for the tyres in this forum. Pretty sure some had.reported.how.they thought the Comforsers went.
 
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