Mercedes 16" Alloys, Which Tyres?

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Re: Mercedes 16" Alloys, Which Tyres?

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tobydog wrote: 18 Mar 2021, 20:32
nicq wrote: 18 Mar 2021, 18:18 Do you not measure the width across the inside of the wheel where the tyre fits.


httyesps://www.tyresizecalculator.com/tyre-wheel-c ... calculator
Yes sorry, I should have posted this photo as well, it also kind of agrees with whats stamped on the inside.
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I think the 6.5 is what I based my tyre selection on originally using the manufacturers guidelines for rime size.The tyre size calculator indicates they are too big, but the manufactures specs say they will fit down to a 6” rim, perhaps A/T tyres fit a wider range of wheels. Still hoping I've haven't got it wrong.

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Re: Mercedes 16" Alloys, Which Tyres?

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Mocki wrote: 18 Mar 2021, 20:23 I am running 16x225x65 on my 2wd on merc toliman ally’s .
I do have 5mm spacers on the front to allow clearance of the tyre walls on the wishbone
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They sound like some pretty big tyres for a 16x7 wheel on a T3! I bet the ride is pretty nice if it fits though.
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Yes it’s good smooth ride , far batter than the silly little car tyres that were on these wheels when I got the van 



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I wanted commercial tyres , it’s a fully loaded camper , only a fool would put car tyres on!! 
 
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Re: Mercedes 16" Alloys, Which Tyres?

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Tolimans have to be one of my favourite wheels, regret selling a 15” set cheap prior to buying my van.

Hopefully be day another set will turn up locally cheap enough to get powder coated.
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