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Old 20th December 2017, 13:10   #826
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Guys a Quick Question-

Can we use a 245/70 R16 tire on the stock Alloys of the Storme without any issues?
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Old 20th December 2017, 15:28   #827
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a 245/70 R16 tire on the stock Alloys
(if this helps)A friend of mine has done this upsizing on stock Rims of Safari- LX.
Not sure on alloys/Storme.

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Guys a Quick Question-

Can we use a 245/70 R16 tire on the stock Alloys of the Storme without any issues?
Navpreet - not much diff between 235 ( stock) and 245. Width wise, not a problem.

Ideally, the stock rim may be a little narrow than recommended width for 245 section tyres.
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Great!

So I've narrowed down the Goodyear Wrangler AT/SA in 245/70 R16.

Hopefully should be a good tire. The tread design is different than the ones in 17 inch sizes though. It does not have the middle Rib.
Another point that I found out was that the same tire has Kevlar lining in the USA and not elsewhere.
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I upgraded to the 245/70 R16 Yokohama Goelandar G015 tires.

The tires are good. Both on and off-road.
Had a massive puncture a few days back when a metal strip cut the tire and it completely deflated while doing some spirited driving on some very winding roads.
I have to give an applause for the engineers at Tata who have made such a superb handling SUV. Not once did I loose control and infact had to swerve a couple of times to confirm that it was indeed a full puncture.
What a car this one is!
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Recently I did a exercise on the stock steel wheels of my 2014 Safari storme, which thought to share here. Though its a pure cosmetic DIY, but I am reasonably happy with what the result came out at the end.

Mine is a strome EX model which comes with normal steel wheels and with aging its one heck of a sore point in the overall looks of the beast. But, most of the aftermarket alloys come with substantial negative offset, which I don't like on the strome ( but looks good on the Dicor, IMO) and if you need to buy the OEM alloys from TATA dealerships, they are insanely costly, in comparison of their simple design and looks.

So, was thinking to give the stock steel wheels a bit if jazz, with the chrome paint bought from Amazon at Rs 300.

Old pic :
Tata Safari : Tyre & wheel upgrade thread-img_20180721_173538.jpg

After the spray painting, the results came out, looking like a pseudo alloy :
Tata Safari : Tyre & wheel upgrade thread-img_20181111_163250.jpg

Last edited by Rudra Sen : 13th November 2018 at 16:43. Reason: Typo corrected
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