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Old 20th January 2012, 19:00   #1381
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Endy333 you can go for maxxis bighorn 275/70 r15 or any 32"M/T. There are no issues faced on the highway , braking etc. You need 10J alloys , Tires might scrape the bumper, you need to trim it a little.

This terracan has 2 " ironman lift and the above mentioned tires. We did good speeds with no issues, chikmagalur ghats , no problem .
Appreciate the advice! All I'm worried about is if it will increase my turning radius at all. It's already quite bad so I don't want it to get worse. I have a 2" ironman lift too btw

I'm getting negative offset rims so that will improve the turning radius with the new tyres right?

Also 275/70/15 is a 30" tyre. That's quite a bit smaller than the 32" tyre.

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I'm getting negative offset rims so that will improve the turning radius with the new tyres right?
If the wheel CL changes, then your tie rod ends, wheel bearings, KPI, Steering Geometry etc will get affected.
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If the wheel CL changes, then your tie rod ends, wheel bearings, KPI, Steering Geometry etc will get affected.
CL means clearance?
In what case would the CL change?
Will negative offset rims affect this?

Mainly I just want to know how much my turning radius will get affected if I go for the 32" and if negative offset rims might make it a little better. Because if turning radius is affected a lot I will just go for the 31" size.

Thank you.

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Old 21st January 2012, 09:39   #1384
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CL - means centre line.

CL will change if you use negative offset wheels.

You may gain an improvement in turning radii but its not worth considering the main usage of the vehicle.

I have the link somewhere ..let me find it and send to you..until then the forum rulez!
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CL - means centre line.

CL will change if you use negative offset wheels.
So after some research into negative offset wheels and their effects I have decided that maintaining the same offset as the original wheel is best. I don't want to put stress on the wheel hubs, suspension or steering with much negative offset. I would go for very minimal negative offset if at all. I have found a place in chennai where I can get the old Endeavour's 15 inch rims that I think would be the best fit along with the 31" tyres.

That is my opinion as of now, please feel free to tell me if I would be better off with the 32" tyres and a little negative offset on the rims.

So next question: I have 2 options for tyres:
Yokohama Geolandar MT+ from Bangalore
Or Maxxis Bighorn from Bombay

Both are 31x10.5x15
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Yokohama Geolandar MT+ from Bangalore
Or Maxxis Bighorn from Bombay
Yoko would be my choice - Maxxis though good tyres have not much of a dealer support and the prices are astronomical and changing every time we hear someone pick up a lot.

I am NOT convinced that they could support in the long run.

YOKOHAMA is a better brand too - If you could, try Simex available in Malaysia - Heard from RFC champs they are good!
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Default Need Inputs ASAP. MFR NDMS vs MRF BIG ROVER.

I am looking to buy MRF NDMF and i am told by a dealer in Bangalore that NDMF is not easy to get and he suggested me to buy MRF Big Rover.

Is MRF Big Rover capable for Offroading.?

Please let me know if i can go with Big Rover.

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Big Rover are not appropriate for OTR's.
The Big Rover tread pattern is rather inappropriate also the dimensions
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Default Re: Need Inputs ASAP. MFR NDMS vs MRF BIG ROVER.

Continue the hunt for NDMS.

From my explorations into this topic before:

Guys in the north of India HATE Big Rover
Some guys in the South feel it is "tolerable" since it is better on ROAD than NDMS.

But for offroading, NDMS is the better tyre. Big Rover would be a ''compromise'' tyre
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Thanks Guys.Found MRF NDMS, he is quoting 3650 per tyre.

Is this the right price.?
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Thanks Guys.Found MRF NDMS, he is quoting 3650 per tyre.

Is this the right price.?
200 Rs here and there compared to Mumbai. They have jacked up prices everywhere.
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The Bolero LX 4x4 that I had booked has arrived at the dealer yard. I went to see it yesterday and found that the tires are Maxxix 751 Bravo. Are these good AT tires?
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The Bolero LX 4x4 that I had booked has arrived at the dealer yard. I went to see it yesterday and found that the tires are Maxxix 751 Bravo. Are these good AT tires?
I was in the stock yard to see my Thar DI and noticed that most Boleros 2WD/4WD is coming with Maxis 751 Bravo tires. They are somewhat similar to OEM Scorpio Bridgestones but the tread blocks are bigger. I have had no problems using my Scorpio off-road with the OEM Bridgestones, so the Maxis 751 should do fine except for extreme off-roading situations.
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Anybody know if this ISI business is about to be resolved, overcome, sh*tcanned, tweaked, payed off.....

I need some serious tyres!
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@Dan, I think the idea is to get Pakistan's Inter Services Institute (ISI) to certify the tires rather than Indian Standards Institute. Jokes apart, I hear that Maxxis is working on getting necessary approvals.
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