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Disco 2 235 85 16 ..or..Yet another tyre question

Discussion in 'Land Rover Discovery' started by Muppetdaze, Mar 8, 2018.

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  1. Muppetdaze

    Muppetdaze Active Member

    Oct 4, 2014
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    Does anyone run these on an unmodified disco2? Somebody somewhere said they fit without any mods at all.
    Currently 265 55 16.
  2. dieseldog69

    dieseldog69 Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

    May 21, 2010
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    Back in the UK, Sunny Hampshire.
    I had them on an unmodified D1 for years, only needed adjust lock stops and trim rear arches under extreme articulation.

    Can't see why a D2 would be any different.
  3. Pawl

    Pawl Active Member

    Mar 16, 2011
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    West Midlands, UK
    On our D2 I use them for off road competition. When I had medium rate front springs and only a 1 inch lift they were always banging into the front wing arch lips & outer edges of the wheel arch liners either at full articulation or full lock & less articulation. Finally solved with heavy duty springs & 1.5 inch lift.
    They also rub the separate lower front section of the inner wheel arch liner & front bumper (pre- face-lift) until the wheel arch liners were cut down & tied forwards .
    Remember, they are 2 inches larger diameter.
    Steering lock was significantly reduced unless 25mm spacers or increased offset modular wheels are used.
    At the rear, they're fine at 1 inch lift, would imagine they're inside the wheel arch at full articulation without any lift based minimal clearance with 1 inch lift.
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