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Old 18th December 2007, 17:02   #121
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In safari when you use 255 (7 inch width RIM/Alloy ideal one) tyre make sure RIM width 6.5 and 7.5 inch, I have seen 16 inch alloys with width 8 inches which would scratch i feel.

Always choosing right Alloy is so important sometimes we don't get because good designs we find not suitable for our vehicle.

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Old 6th February 2008, 09:56   #122
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Out of curiosity, the Mitsubishi Montreo being sold in India comes on a 17" rim, can't a similar spec 17" be used on safari
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Old 6th February 2008, 10:46   #123
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I guess the problem is with the PCD of Safari wheels at 160 :( .... Moreover with 17" rim you will reduce the tyre sidewall to less than 60 which may not be the best thing for a SUV and for off-roading.
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Old 6th February 2008, 13:40   #124
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You can even fit 18/19 or 20" if you want! Provided, you can get wheels for them in the correct PCD & there is enough wheel arch clearance!
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Old 14th March 2008, 14:42   #125
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How good are the stock Bridgestones Tubeless AT (right?) 235s?
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How good are the stock Bridgestones Tubeless AT (right?) 235s?
In comparison to what??

Dueller is H/T not A/t
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Old 14th March 2008, 16:13   #127
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LX version has Bridgestone Dueller tubetype H/T and EX/VX models have Bridgestone Dueller Tubeless A/T
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LX version has Bridgestone Dueller tubetype H/T and EX/VX models have Bridgestone Dueller Tubeless A/T
So is this good? So is it a MUST change to 255s? And how long does this last?
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So is this good? So is it a MUST change to 255s? And how long does this last?
i dunno about others but my Dueller H/T have done 24K and will surely do 35K safely

but its a kind of so so tyre,not so bad not so good.
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LX version has Bridgestone Dueller tubetype H/T and EX/VX models have Bridgestone Dueller Tubeless A/T
My VX has Bridgestone Dueller H/T with tube - I'm not sure if the current 2.2s come with tubeless but not to the best of my knowledge.

My tyres are close to 30k kms & stil look good for at least another 10k at this point. I've been happy with the stock tyres.

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Old 14th March 2008, 19:20   #131
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My '98 Safari came with stock Kumho tubeless tyres that lasted me for 55000 kms. Replaced them with JK 4x4 brute tubed tyres. The ride is a bit hard but good enough..
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My '98 Safari came with stock Kumho tubeless tyres
Kumho Powerguard, if I remember it right. Looked awesome...
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Spot on SU-47. They indeed looked awesome with the name painted in white..

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Kumho Powerguard, if I remember it right. Looked awesome...
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My VX has Bridgestone Dueller H/T with tube - I'm not sure if the current 2.2s come with tubeless but not to the best of my knowledge.

Suman,thats a bit strange as i never heard about it.let other safari dudes confirm this please.
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Suman,thats a bit strange as i never heard about it.let other safari dudes confirm this please.
all versions of the safari 2.2 now come with tubeless bridgestone tyres. even the lx version has now started coming with tubeless. i had mine changed though to michelin as an aftermarket fit.

hope that clarifies any doubts guys...

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