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Old 18 December 2008, 12:18   #1
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biggest wheels a disco can take

hi guys i have had a landrover discovery 300tdi for some time now and have final decided to traoffroad it. what is the biggest size wheels i can fit on it with minimal wheel arch triming. (explanation on what to trim would be handy as well) and can you fit wider wheels on the back than on the front as well. and what are the best value off road tyres at the moment. thanks
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Old 18 December 2008, 14:25   #2
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Hi Andy

You will struggle to get an off road tyre for a big wheel, better to go for a 15" or 16" Wheel with a big tyre. I like BFG Muds which I have on the defender however insa turbos will be cheaper.

I use Paddocks http://www.paddockspares.com/

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John Craddock http://www.johncraddockltd.co.uk/

I'm struggling to find an all terrain tyre for my 18" disco rims.

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Old 18 December 2008, 15:34   #3
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here are some options http://forum.difflock.com/viewtopic....o+biggest+tyre

as jono said, smaller wheels and big tyres give you load more options and are loads cheaper, insa turbos good if you want cheap!!
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Old 18 December 2008, 16:07   #4
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thanks guys already have a set of spare 16" wheels from when i changed up to 18s so that makes sense. have loonked into it more probably insa turbo sahara im thinking
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Jono,

BFG have launched an 18" AT but I think it's eye wateringly expensive.
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Jono,

BFG have launched an 18" AT but I think it's eye wateringly expensive.
Ill phone the importer om monday
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A set of 16" steel wheels are ideal. You don't want alloys offroad and the higher the sidewall the better so no 18s!!!
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Jono, try 255/60R18 General Grabber AT2s if you want an all terrain
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I used to have 235/85/16's on my series 3, the tyres raised the Land Rover by an inch. The Insa turbos I had were noisey though.

Best tyres so far were the Greenway Anaconda, think Colway made them and they've gone bust now!
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