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Old 22nd February 2009, 22:24   #361
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Romiji please correct me if my statement is incorrect.
I don't think Romi is a member here, or is he now?
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Old 22nd February 2009, 22:36   #362
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I don't think Romi is a member here, or is he now?
I'm not sure about that Samurai. I thought he was, not sure.
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Old 23rd February 2009, 01:24   #363
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I'm not sure about that Samurai. I thought he was, not sure.
When he was visiting my neck of the woods, he was not. Here is Sarvinder & Romi in the Yellow Jeep ahead of my Jeep.

Offroading into the Clouds at Choma Kunda-Coorg-p7131245.jpg

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Old 23rd February 2009, 10:16   #364
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@Samurai,

Thats an amazing trip you guys had it seems, rain and fog in the hills. Romiji was mentioning that he and Sarvinder ji had gone for an OTR down south. I believe this pic is from the Koorg OTR the terrain looks the same.

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Old 23rd February 2009, 12:03   #365
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These tyres cannot be fitted on the stock Army MM550 rims. it will give a baloon effect if one does that.


Hi Randeep/Samurai,

If 235/70/R16 are to be put on stock Army rims on 550 . Will it fit perfectly?

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These tyres cannot be fitted on the stock Army MM550 rims. it will give a baloon effect if one does that.


Hi Randeep/Samurai,

If 235/70/R16 are to be put on stock Army rims on 550 . Will it fit perfectly?

Tarkesh
Yes Tarkesh,

235/70/R16's would fit well on the stock army rims as the sand grips that come fitted on them are 235/85/R16's.

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Yes Tarkesh,

235/70/R16's would fit well on the stock army rims as the sand grips that come fitted on them are 235/85/R16's.



Wow!!

Thats great.
Pls let me know when we say Yokos/BFG/Michellins-Tubeless 235/70/R16, then these are radial tyres? and that is why the life is good for these tyres? Sorry if to ask this question.

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Yes Tarkesh,

235/70/R16's would fit well on the stock army rims as the sand grips that come fitted on them are 235/85/R16's.

Mods please correct me if wrong.

Cheers !!!!!!
Hi Randeep,

The tyres will fit, but I think there will be reduction in wheel size by around 1inch. The tyres will be definitely smaller than the 7.5 x 16 military sizes.

The best size would be 235/85 R16 or 275/70 R16.

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Old 23rd February 2009, 22:17   #369
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just saw the advt. on TV - MRF has introduced new tyres (shown on a Scorpio) called Wanderer.

Anyone has any info on the tyres - specs, pics etc?
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The ideal off-road use rim width for a tall 235 section tyre is 6-6.5 inches. The army tyres have a 7.5-8 in (195-205) section width, and are installed on 5.5 inch rims.
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just saw the advt. on TV - MRF has introduced new tyres (shown on a Scorpio) called Wanderer.

Anyone has any info on the tyres - specs, pics etc?
Here is the pics of the MRF tyre

I am not expert on tyres but as I am on the hunt for tyres for my 550 I would like to consider this if this a cost effective option.
Gurus can you please comment on this
Also I read this on site www vicky.in
MRF Limited today launched a new series of tyres branded “MRF WANDERER”. The MRF WANDERER is a premium range of SUV tyres for popular utility vehicles. MRF WANDERER is an all- terrain tyre engineered for long life and high-speed operation. The tyres are uniquely designed with bold sidewall graphics for making the vehicle look distinctive and stylish. Unique computer-aided designs, coupled with specially formulated cut- resistant tyre compounds, ensure enhanced performance on all terrains be it city or for the rough, off-the-road conditions.The reinforced steel-belt package under the tread, the multi-layered carcass and the sidewall provide a unique driving experience for the user. The MRF WANDERER tyres are presently available in 235/70R16, 235/75R15 and 215/75R15 sizes. These tyres can be fitted on all versions of Mahindra Scorpio, Bolero, Xylo; and Tata Safari and Sumo. The tyres are available in select MRF counters across the country including the premium MRF Tyres and
Service Franchisees (T&S).


Please anyone visiting the tyre shops try to =find out the prices of these tyres and update this thread.
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The ideal off-road use rim width for a tall 235 section tyre is 6-6.5 inches. The army tyres have a 7.5-8 in (195-205) section width, and are installed on 5.5 inch rims.

Hi Alfa Kilo,

What do you mean by saying this? Does it mean 235/85 R16 or 275/70 R16 is not ideal tyre size for Army Stock rims?

Hi Harjeev,

Even I seent the AD in Times Of India Yest for MRF Wanderers . And if it suffice the purpose with less cost , it will be a good option for our 550s. As MRF already have good name in the market.

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Hi Alfa Kilo,

What do you mean by saying this? Does it mean 235/85 R16 or 275/70 R16 is not ideal tyre size for Army Stock rims?

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Ricky,

275/70/R16 is no way a tyre for the Army rims. They are way too broad for the army rim. 275/70/R16 can only be fitted on a 7"to9" wide rim. And if the army rim is 5.5" as alfa kilo mentioned then its stupidity to put this kind of tyre on the army rim.

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Hi Alfa Kilo,

What do you mean by saying this? Does it mean 235/85 R16 or 275/70 R16 is not ideal tyre size for Army Stock rims?

Hi Harjeev,

Even I seent the AD in Times Of India Yest for MRF Wanderers . And if it suffice the purpose with less cost , it will be a good option for our 550s. As MRF already have good name in the market.

Tarkesh
The 235 can be pinched into the army rim, but avoid it, as the tyre will suffer uneven wear and may damage the sidewall if run underinflated on sand etc.

275 is way too wide for the army rims. The big problem I am facing right now is finding 16" rims with the jeep PCD for my vhicle. Stick to 15" rims if you want wide tyres. It is very difficult to find 16" rims for tall narrow tyres.
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The 235 can be pinched into the army rim, but avoid it, as the tyre will suffer uneven wear and may damage the sidewall if run underinflated on sand etc.

275 is way too wide for the army rims. The big problem I am facing right now is finding 16" rims with the jeep PCD for my vhicle. Stick to 15" rims if you want wide tyres. It is very difficult to find 16" rims for tall narrow tyres.
Alfa,
So in your opinion what tyre size do you think are best suited for army rims. Like you said if 235's are out and 275 are way to wide, then what tyre size goes in the Army Rims?
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