I know of a few people who have done it, but they all say they had to modify the wheels. I will have to keep tabs on the testing to come. Erin, Michael, Nick, David, Anudeep, Bear, Rupert, myself. On the driver's side front, you'll see a wire secured to the outside of the frame rail. Anyone have experience with them? It would be great If we could organize all the info we would like to see in the post ex 1. Rim Protector Flange: When the trail gets tough, the built in rim protector shields your cherished rims from damage and repels debris from the bead to get you back home. Right now I am leaning Toyo.
Make no mistake, this is no mamby-pamby off road trip with training wheels and a really short leash. I do not want to drive higher than standard height, so I want to make sure they won't rub, etc. New stitching is part of the premium leather upholstery. Fast Delivery We ship same-day on orders placed before 12:00pm eastern time, Monday - Friday excluding holidays from both our East and West Coast Warehouses. What would you suggest for the time being? And to answer your questions Tom, I live in San Rafael and I found out about the club by doing an online search. Some people have taken measures to reduce the rubbing, bust most never bother. With the size of these tires, is rubbing going to be something I need to worry about? I have found this to be a perfect size for off road use and it leaves some room with the lift for the wheel to articulate.
Another thing to consider is when you fully outfit one of these trucks they are very heavy. I don't think you'll really gain much performance from the extra width. There are lots of places to find the wheels via 3rd party shops that are online. The Cooper image has about 32,000 miles on it, holding up great, the Nittos about 15,000 I think, maybe a bit less. Very capable off-road, although no all-terrain tire seems to clear itself off vey well in this sticky Florida mud. If you have it, move it, as it could be rubbed through in a hard right turn with larger than stock tires.
They should be showing up in stock this month if they aren't already. They handle very well on dry and wet pavement. Thank You for the information with all of these different tire sizes and conversions. As stated, a ton of well thought out and detailed information being accumulated on this forum, in large part from questions like yours. If you are looking for a more refined off road experience then the trip to Ashville is definitely worth it. Any recommendations forthcoming and success stories will be greatly appreciated.
It just depends on how much you want to spend, and how often you will use the more extreme capabilities of the tire. Another route I am considering is starting out near Capps Crossing and heading out to Silver Lake in the Eldorado National Forrest area. That's explains why I'm a fan of an E rated tire. I plan to rectify that later this year if I get a chance, but I would say you'd better be willing to risk some trail damage and be ready to stack some rocks. If yours looks like the picture below, you are going to want to move it. Regards, Nathan The best tire for mud, snow, ice, sand, and rock that are the smoothest, softest, and quietest highway ride; are the. From floor mats to filters to complete engines, we carry the widest range of parts and accessories for your Land Rover you will find anywhere! The sunroof up front and the middle row glass which does not open both feature a hidden sun screen, which can be used to cut down on rays from above on sunny days.
Website links to 4×4 Land Rover tire manufacturers. The ride to Asheville was a real pleasure. Even more go-anywhere traction, durability. I'll keep you posted as the project develops; I'm in research mode right now. Erin can speak to this, as she was texting me today. Aside from wear and tear on the tires and gas milage, do you foresee any challenges with keeping these tires on while driving around town? The upside, of course, is better handling in all conditions.
Providing more headroom, the roof also features a wide-open view of the skies for all seven passengers. On the road and on the trail, the Coopers are more pliant and softer. If you go with the wider tire though, it will be pretty wide. Supplementing the mechanicals is a wide range of electronic aids. Our Trek protection gives you peace of mind with the ease of 'bolt-on, bolt-off' assembly. No issues with the brakes. However, they do fill the wheel well, and allow very little room inside between the tire sidewall and the upper suspension A-arm.
Kaymar is the other bumper builder you'll see; David and Michael are running them, but they are no longer imported so you would have to source one from Australia and ship it in yourself which could get spendy. Deep Tread and Scalloped Shoulder Design Maximizes traction in soft surfaces. I think that would give us alot more choice in offroad tire. Perhaps many years of traveling and planning routes meant that I was a little too smart for the computer. Performance of the tire in different environment A. Well that depends on what you need to do.
I thought the Cooper tread pattern was cool looking but the inside of the front tires wore unevenly despite Land Rover claiming the alignment was correct. Hello Everybody — I had the pleasure of speaking to knowledgeable service rep within the Discount Tire corporate office today. For 2008, the V6 engine is no longer available in the U. I do, however, rotate them fairly often. Anything wider will rub the A-arms, anything taller rubs everything else. This information has been compiled from reports posted on various forums.
Your only other option is what I did - build a custom bumper. On the other hand, we recommend not to forget about switching to the high or low gears, as it may result in obvious problems. So remember; Pack it in, Pack it out. Thanks for offering a solid tire source! Running spacers makes it more difficult to fit a larger tire. Refer to the Synchrones from Michelin above.