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mikes.bus
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Correct tyre sizes?

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I need to replace all 4 tyres on my van as they are starting to crack due to age.
I’m led to believe that standard tyres are 185R14C but, when I try and search for tyres, as I don’t have a side profile to input, most tyre search engines won’t work.
Any tips or recommendations?
I’m just after a good tyre with a reasonable noise and fuel rating.

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You're correct - the 80 profile doesn't get specified when buying non profile tyres, except in search engines
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I recently replaced all 4 corners on my van with these tyres, very happy with them so far.
https://www.blackcircles.com/catalogue/ ... e=32992746
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937carrera wrote:You're correct - the 80 profile doesn't get specified when buying non profile tyres, except in search engines

So if I just add 80 for the profile into the search I will come up with the right tyres for the van? I really need to get at done ASAP as I’m going away again in a couple of weeks.

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mikes.bus wrote: So if I just add 80 for the profile into the search I will come up with the right tyres for the van? I really need to get at done ASAP as I’m going away again in a couple of weeks.
Yes.
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Try here

https://www.camskill.co.uk/m90b0s96p0/V ... _14_185R14" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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