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Old 18th May 2010, 09:42   #811
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Hi redliner,

Assuming that this question was for me

I recently picked up a Jonga and am not 100% sure of the current NDMS's on it.. they looked pretty worn out.

I"ll be using the Jonga only for OTR's and it'll spend most of its time offroad.. I am not too keen on getting a set of NDMS's and eventually change them to some offroad tires (I'm not a big fan of NDMS's and I'm look for a much beefier set of tires).

Once I've taken possession of the vehicle, I'll start a thread on the same (In about a week).

Thank you.
Hi R32,

The JONGA (P60N) runs on 16" Rims, you you will have to choose a 16" tyre.

I would suggest Maxxis Mudzilla 31-11.50-16.

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Nope, its more expensive (prior to negotiation).

Why did you go for a straight stock upgrade? No 7.00 x 16 available?
The official Maxxis dealer quoted me 6800 for the same and on hard bargaining came down to 6100. These were got to me by my local dealer for 5250.

I went for stock upgrade (width was the only upsize: 215 to 235) since i did not want to play around with dif ratios, body lifts, etc.
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Old 18th May 2010, 13:13   #813
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Hi R32,

The JONGA (P60N) runs on 16" Rims, you you will have to choose a 16" tyre.

I would suggest Maxxis Mudzilla 31-11.50-16.

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Arka
Hi Arka,

Thank you for the suggestion.
Will the suggested spec fit on the Stock Jonga rims?
Secondly, will this make the steering heavy?
Lastly, any idea on how much it would cost per Tyre?

Thank you once again..

Prasad
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Old 18th May 2010, 13:47   #814
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i just changed the tires on Alfa Kilos 550 from 235 michelin ltx to maxxis bighorn 31x10.5x15.

The tires have a very aggressive tread pattern and fit perfectly on the 7j alloys.

The steering has got noticeably lighter compared to the michelins. i guess it's because of less rubber actually in contact with the road due to the large tread void.

Let's see how they perform on the next recce.
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i just changed the tires on Alfa Kilos 550 from 235 michelin ltx to maxxis bighorn 31x10.5x15.

The tires have a very aggressive tread pattern and fit perfectly on the 7j alloys.

The steering has got noticeably lighter compared to the michelins. i guess it's because of less rubber actually in contact with the road due to the large tread void.

Let's see how they perform on the next recce.
Hi Kunal,
What a coincidence...I just got off the phone with a tyre dealer in Bombay and he said that he has Maxxis' bighorn in 285/75/16 @ around Rs. 9500!!

Can you PM me your details?

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Hi Arka,

Thank you for the suggestion.
Will the suggested spec fit on the Stock Jonga rims?
Secondly, will this make the steering heavy?
Lastly, any idea on how much it would cost per Tyre?

Thank you once again..

Prasad

Hi Prasad,

The Mudzilla will definitely fit on the JONGA rim. (5.5-16)

The ideal Rim size for the above tyre is 8.5-10" width. so the sidewall will bulge and its not advisable to do very high speeds and deflate below 15 psi.

The Steering will definitely become heavy as compared to the 7.00X16.

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Hi Prasad,

The Mudzilla will definitely fit on the JONGA rim. (5.5-16)

The ideal Rim size for the above tyre is 8.5-10" width. so the sidewall will bulge and its not advisable to do very high speeds and deflate below 15 psi.

The Steering will definitely become heavy as compared to the 7.00X16.

Regards,

Arka
Hi Arka,

Do you recommend that I change the wheels as well? Any recommendations on stock rims from other 4x4's?
This is why I wanted to know the PCD for the Jonga wheels.

Thank you ever so much!!

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guys , I have bought Bighorns 32x10.5 r15
urgently need 10j rims
please PM me asap.
any design will do, only specification is 10J.
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Old 18th May 2010, 17:43   #819
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Hi Arka,

Do you recommend that I change the wheels as well? Any recommendations on stock rims from other 4x4's?
This is why I wanted to know the PCD for the Jonga wheels.

Thank you ever so much!!

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Hi Prasad,

IIRC JONGA uses a 6 on 5.5 Wheel Disc.

If you can, please change the Rims if you are fitting bigger tyres.

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guys , I have bought Bighorns 32x10.5 r15
urgently need 10j rims
please PM me asap.
any design will do, only specification is 10J.
Manan, the ideal rim width for a 10.5 tyre is from 7.5 inch to 9 inch. Why would you want 10j rims for a 10.5 tyre? This is for the GV?
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Manan, the ideal rim width for a 10.5 tyre is from 7.5 inch to 9 inch. Why would you want 10j rims for a 10.5 tyre? This is for the GV?
sorry sir made a mistake !
the tyres are 32x11.5 r 15

no , dont worry !. not for the GV.
they are for a jeep i am building -

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-ve...mix-match.html (my new baby A 4X4 JEEP !!!(no specific model because its all mix and match))
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sorry sir made a mistake !
the tyres are 32x11.5 r 15
Even for this, the size should be between 8" to 9.5", at 10J the tyre will not have sufficient flex, and could cause problems when you under-inflate. Better stick to 8.5 or 9 inch rims.

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no , dont worry !. not for the GV.
they are for a jeep i am building -
Phew! You had me worried for a while.
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Even for this, the size should be between 8" to 9.5", at 10J the tyre will not have sufficient flex, and could cause problems when you under-inflate. Better stick to 8.5 or 9 inch rims.

Phew! You had me worried for a while.
ok sir but there is a problem, all the dealers seem to have 8.5J but no-one possibly has 9J,believe me on that as i have visited half a dozen tyre shops and dealers in the hunt for the 10J rims.

any good designs or suggestions ?

i had seen 8.5J RALLY rims. they good enough?
i dont think they will look good on a '52 MB?
opinions?

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Please stop calling me sir. You are really better off using 8.5J than 10J, which can be dangerous for a 11.5 tyre. Then you have all the choice.
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Please stop calling me sir. You are really better off using 8.5J than 10J, which can be dangerous for a 11.5 tyre. Then you have all the choice.
Thanks Mr.samurai !
will hunt for a good design !
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