taller 16inch tyres

Submitted: Wednesday, Nov 07, 2001 at 01:00
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Hi, I'm rebuilding an old landrover as an off-road toy. I have some discovery 16x7 rims for it, and want to fit bigger tyres to suit the suspension lift. I'm looking at 33 or 35 inch tyres, but I'm having trouble finding any for 16 inch rims (15's are easy to find)except for 8.25x16 crossplies. Anyone got any ideas other than Simex (at $425 each a bit too rich for my taste!!) Any suggestions appreciated. Cheers, Alex.
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Reply By: Jeremy - Thursday, Nov 08, 2001 at 01:00

Thursday, Nov 08, 2001 at 01:00
Check out the forum site called Australian Range Rover Pages, you can post a question on any landie stuff and get good response. just punch in Australian Range Rover Pages into a serch site !
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Follow Up By: Alex - Thursday, Nov 08, 2001 at 01:00

Thursday, Nov 08, 2001 at 01:00
thanks Jeremy, I'll check it out. What Im after isn't specifically landrover though, Big tyres are big tyres, whatever you fit them to. Cheers, Alex
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Reply By: Dave Crook - Friday, Nov 09, 2001 at 01:00

Friday, Nov 09, 2001 at 01:00
Alex,

Most 16" tyres are expensive, I know you said you didn't want simex's but i use the jungle trekker 1's ( originals) and can get them for about $230 ea, or theres the silverstones mt117's (i think) for a little bit less. both are 280/85 16's or about 34.7" tall. Or these the 255/85R16's bfg muds @ 33.5" or maybe some 9.0 r16 @ about the same height.

Contact Chriss hummer from Dynamic 4wd on 03 97534005 or if your in qld ( like me) cal Dog tyred on 07 38058100. check out http://www.dogtyred.com.au/Extreme_4WD_Tyres/extreme_4wd_tyres.html or http://www.silverstone.com.my/


Dave Crook
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