Has anyone tried the 65 series tire on the newer Eurovans?
I need more ground clearance (torsion bars are cranked full) and the 235/65/16 size will lift my 2002 Weekender about 3/4".
Has anyone gone to larger O.D. or taller tires without the lift-kit ? What is max. O.D. or tire size before fenders become an issue ? My 2002 MV needs some more ground clearance, I understand the lift -kits....true ground clearance for my needs is total wheel / tire combo O.D......thanks, Tom
Thanks for photo & reply....before you did the lift...what else did you try to fit ?....I have read @ other postings here that 235/60-16 is the limit before fender clearance issues ? I looked @ Nokian (Finland) Haka 7 studs & Haka R snows, both can be had in 235/60-16. I have run Nokian on my semi in the past & they were "good stuff"
Chatted with this guy (link below) a bit and Peter Seikel before I did the tire choice
The photos help show this issue clearly before I order the snows, thank you.......Tom
Man that is close. What Micheline are these? Defender XT? I am looking for a quite long lasting tire for my MV Weekender. On occasions I have 5 passengers but most of the time it is just my wife and I and a little luggage. Do I really need a tire max rating over 98 that the 235 will get me? I have no plans for off road driving. Might have to go through some snow on occasion.