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Old 15th March 2009, 20:47   #166
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in pictures it looks weired. Will it looks beautiful in live? And whats the company, model price?
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Old 15th March 2009, 21:42   #167
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It's a total waste fitting such fat tyres. ZERO advantages and a ton of disadvantages. I dont even think it looks good!
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Old 15th March 2009, 22:52   #168
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I hate ultrawide HTs on negative offset rims in SUVs.
If you wanna go wide, get A/Ts atleast.
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Old 15th March 2009, 23:41   #169
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Currently I have Bridestone dueler H/T an I like this tyre very much. It looks very wider than the current dueler model. ( I dont know why?).

i am searching for a good tyre which should be 20-30% wider than my current tyre. Any inputs? H/T or A/T will be fine.

Tata Safari : Tyre & wheel upgrade thread-pict1174.jpg
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Old 16th March 2009, 07:03   #170
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Currently I have Bridestone dueler H/T an I like this tyre very much. It looks very wider than the current dueler model. ( I dont know why?).
I think that they look wider as you have mounted them on alloys. I think that this gives it a wider look
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295/55/15 maxis
check out this pick of my friend's DICOR who is running 15".
and paint job is new its a 3 tone one.
No offense overdose, but when I started looking at the pics of these tyres, I thought that this safari must be from Punjab. On my many trip I have seen many SUV's in Punjab, with baloon tyres.
, if I've hurt any feelings

I also did the same mistake in my gypsy(1998), 275's, but as others have said the advantages, well, at that time I din't know what I was doing, was only looks, and the disadvantages were enormous. The turning radius reduced considerably, the tyres used to rub on the body, fenders etc etc. Steering became very heavy, FE reduced considerably, to name a few. I wouldn't dream of doing the same mistake again.
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Old 16th March 2009, 18:43   #171
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Not a problem sir,
i know these wiiiiiiiiide tires got lots of disadvantages, 1st of all alignment problem, your safari will never ever have a proper alignment, but my friend (brother is better) likes to have wide tires ( everyone has his own taste). the best choice would be 255/65/16 for DICOR and similar size for TCIC.
and yeah my ma, pa too had similar reaction when they saw the safari,
and i've got 255/65/16 on my DICOR. (just check out my garage).
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Old 16th March 2009, 18:59   #172
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Fine Guys, Which tyre you recommend me... I am going to replace this set:

BF Goodrich AllTerrain T/A KO - LT235/75R15/C

Yokohama Geolander AT+2

Pirelli Scorpion

Michelin LTX AT 255/70 R 15

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Bridgestone Dueler 235/75R15 (the current one)
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Fine Guys, Which tyre you recommend me... I am going to replace this set:

BF Goodrich AllTerrain T/A KO - LT235/75R15/C

Yokohama Geolander AT+2

Pirelli Scorpion

Michelin LTX AT 255/70 R 15

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Bridgestone Dueler 235/75R15 (the current one)

Go in for Michelin LTX AT 255.
i'm running 255 since day one, no problem so far.
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Go in for Michelin LTX AT 255.
i'm running 255 since day one, no problem so far.
Agree. Also try to see LTX A/T2. Have been using these and are superb. Comparatively newer so you may have to push the dealer to make them available for you to see.
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Old 17th March 2009, 00:46   #175
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Any safari pictures with this tyre?
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Default Need Help with steel rim repair - Safari 2.2VTT

Hi,

One of my rear wheel's steel rim got bent when I hit a pothole. And all the tyre pressure is lost. Currently, I am running on spare.

I need help in getting the bend repaired. I've checked some of the alignment shops. Many of them quote that their machines are not suitable for Safari tyres.

Can you please let me know of a good repair shop in Bangalore which can service these rim repairs for Safari tyres?

Thanks,
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I asked around tire shops in Noida, and none of them have a slightly used 235/70R16 rim(safari standard size).
So if any of you NCR people are going to upsize etc., your relatively new tires, please PM me
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Any safari pictures with this tyre?
This is P235/70R16 LTX A/T 2. You will have to check with dealer for 255.
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Old 17th March 2009, 20:33   #179
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Friend, A long shot please...
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This is P235/70R16 LTX A/T 2. You will have to check with dealer for 255.
Ravi I simply love this tyre. HAd this been available in 235/85/16 I would have gone for it in a heartbeat!!! (for my M&M jeep)

Are 255's available in your city as in Delhi the max of the dealers I have inquired don't stock anything else than 235/70/16...
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