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Tyres aren’t tyres sol

Discussion in 'Kombi Club' started by Craig, Mar 4, 2020.

  1. Craig

    Craig Member

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    Hey buying new tyres for the bus and wanting any advise on this matter. So far I have in mine.
    Supercats 195/14c lr 950kg
    Supercats 195/14 (car tyre) lr 690
    Supercats 185/14c lr 850
    Firestone 195/14c lr 950
    Firestone 185/14c lr 850
    Can you have to much load rating and are car tyre good enough//?// minefield budget in mine
    Thanks
     
  2. cbus

    cbus Well-Known Member

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    For bay.
    Min load rating 94.
    If passenger tyre 97
    No max limit.

    Passenger fine as long as rated high enough.
    Personally don't like supercats but many run them with no issues
     
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  3. cbus

    cbus Well-Known Member

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    Some options.

    https://www.jaxtyres.com.au/tyres/sizes/14-inch/205-70r14

    Hankook and Michelin.
    The Hankook a have soft sidewalls so run
    34f/ 42r to start.
    https://www.jaxtyres.com.au/tyres/sizes/14-inch/185r14

    +. Continental.
    https://www.jaxtyres.com.au/tyres/sizes/14-inch/195r14

    Put some Hankook k435 on daughter's type 3 recently.
    Happy with grip level under hard braking in wet.
    Got them from Jax in Albion.
    https://www.bobjane.com.au/s/205-70r14-tyres

    Lot of Kombi owners happy with Toyo HO8
    185 and 195 R14
    https://www.google.com/shopping/pro...juNYHFtsQ,prmr:1,pid:2339985975611735801,cs:1
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2020
  4. David H

    David H Well-Known Member

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    Hancook on mine . 195x75x14. Like the feel of them:cool:. Close as I could get to the original Bridgestones. Can handle the 44psi for the rear;).
    Cheers
     
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  5. cbus

    cbus Well-Known Member

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  6. Wattie

    Wattie Well-Known Member

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    Have supercats on mine 215/70R/16C very quiet, handling seems good enough, wet performance ?............. been waiting ages for rain. :eek::oops::rolleyes:
     
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