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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:45 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

passing along this fleabay fyi in time before winter.
~$65ea shipped in packs of 2 ($128)
2 New 205/70R15 Nexen Wg Ice Plus Studless Load Range XL 100

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-New-205-70R15-Nexen-Wg-...3681129570
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:41 am    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

some Pirelli Carrier LT 185R14C 102R Light Truck Tires for $65ea delivered. from Priority tire

Singles (7left) $65
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Pirelli-Carrier-LT-185R14C-102R-Light-Truck-Tire/333732587681

Pairs(3left) $130
https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-New-Pirelli-Carrier-LT-185R14C-102R-Light-Truck-Tires/353213604173

1 set of 4 left $260
https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-New-Pirelli-Carrier-LT-185R14C-102R-Light-Truck-Tires/303703596032

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:06 am    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Hankook-Optimo-H724-A...4516420654

Good tire for spare 14" steel wheel? Looking for something close to the overall diameter of my 205/70-15 tires I have on my alloys now.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2021 2:50 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

joshtw709 wrote:
hoping to get some advice here. looking into general grabbers and bf goodrich all terrain ko2 tires for my stock suspension 2wd westy with gowesty 15"x7.5" cast wheels.

anyone have experience with general grabber at2 215/75/r15 on a similar setup? they're cheap(ish) compared to the bfgoodrich and available from discount tire in my area right now. leaving town in about a week so hoping to get my tire situation sorted out soon.


cheers,
josh


I have the 15" rims and was looking at those tires. I noticed no one answered. If you pull the trigger and buy them please post a review here.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:34 am    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

mid winter pricing on (4) 205/70/15 lr100 Nokian Winter tires.
$60 ea or $240/4 shipped. (plus taxes).
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nokian-Nordman-7-SUV-Non-...7011059783
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

The General Grabber AT2 has been discontinued. It's replacement costs twice as much. Evil or Very Mad

https://www.ebay.com/c/21031176589
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:28 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

Ya, AT2's were DC'd a couple years ago now. I put 4 on the van in 2018 and paid $113 each, IIRC.

FWIW, your link is $220 for "quantity of 2" which price-wise still seems right in line...yes?

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:45 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

dhaavers wrote:
Ya, AT2's were DC'd a couple years ago now. I put 4 on the van in 2018 and paid $113 each, IIRC.

FWIW, your link is $220 for "quantity of 2" which price-wise still seems right in line...yes?

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Oops. Guess I just got sticker shock and lost my senses.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:54 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

Not a lot of choices out there for the stock 14" alloy wheels. I currently have a well used set of General Altimax tires with 65K miles on them on my Vanangon (89 GL tin-top) and they need replacing. I can get the exact same tire in a 205 /70 R14 with a load rating of 95 - OR - I can go with a smaller Hankook Vantra LT in a 195R14 with a much higher load rating of 106.

I like the 205 size tires but am considering the smaller 195's because of the higher load rating. Even with the 95 load rating I have not had any issues with the current tires on my van. They ride nice. I have 185's on another one of my Vanagons and they just seem too small - even though they came stock from the factory that way. Will the 195's look too small as well?

I originally thought about the General Grabber AT/X's in 27X8.50R14, but these seem too aggressive for my use. The Vanagon these new tires are going on spends 95% of the time on the city streets and highways with an occasional dirt forest service road thrown in every once in a while.

I am interested in getting feedback and thoughts on what tire to get:
- General Altimax in a 205 /70 R14 with a 95 load rating,
- Hankook Vantra LT in a 195R14 with a 106 load rating, or
- General Grabber AT/X 27x8.50R14 with a 95 load rating

Thanks in advance!
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:31 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

not sure how many here would'can run a 205/80/16 AT tire. (29in dia 697.5 Rev/mi)
but found these for ~$60ea shipped.
https://www.onlinetires.com/tires/view/290131/


Radar 205/80R16 XL RENEGADE A/T5
All-Weather All-Terrain Passenger Light Truck/SUV tire.
$59.54/Tire edit: interesting, they're now $66ea

TIRE SPECIFICATIONS
Part Number RZD0291
Load Rating 104
Speed Rating T
Sidewall BSW
Mounted Diameter 29

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

has anyone fit General Grabbers (14") on a Carat? they are slightly lower than other vanagons and I've LOVED my grabbers on my split, however i can't tell if they will rub on a Carat. I've looked through the thread and can't seem to find the info.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:41 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:06 pm    Post subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread! Reply with quote

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thanks 0to60! actual pictures of a carat with grabbers. now i feel comfortable making the purchase! you rock.
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