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vidalbum
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Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:25 pm

Hi Chaps does any one know what a difference fitting 285/75R16 in place of the standard 265/70/16 to give you slightly longer gearing and to drop the revs hopefully by a few 100 RPM

thanks Vidalbum

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Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:35 pm

It will do, many guys do it to get a slightly lower revs, and there was an article in a magazine recently a guy claim it fuel consumption was better.
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Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:47 am

any idea of what magazine it was

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Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:07 pm

You can use the differentials from the old 80 series Land Cruiser Think the one with the 3F engine

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Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:42 pm

i dont want to replace diffs and loose the warrenty

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Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:35 am

vidalbum wrote:i dont want to replace diffs and loose the warrenty
Is changing the tyres not the same thing, surely the gear ratio to power ratio is calculated according to a certain tyre size and if you change that you interfere with the gear ratio? Under certain conditions you could be putting too much torque on the gears, shafts etc.
I am only asking a question and I am not sure if it is so.

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Sun Mar 08, 2015 1:09 pm

If done through a dealer no issues on warranty we've done two already and both customers are happy

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Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:07 pm

MCHILUX wrote:If done through a dealer no issues on warranty we've done two already and both customers are happy
Thanks for the info

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Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:40 pm

vidalbum wrote:any idea of what magazine it was
SA4x4 van Feb 2015.
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I know a few people that had the same scenario and all of them did a crown wheel and pinion change at N1 4x4 but i understand the warranty issue so cant comment...
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Mon Mar 09, 2015 2:33 pm

thanks for all the info chaps have found some maxis A/T 285 75 16 think going to start with them

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Mon May 04, 2015 6:21 pm

A bit off feed back for those that are interested I replaced the tyres with the 285/75/16 it has made a
big difference the truck now does 120km hours at 2600rpm and all most getting 8km to the liter on its first tank of fuel

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Mon May 04, 2015 8:31 pm

When changing to the 285 tyres is there any other mods or does the tyres fits withhout rubbing against body or chassis.
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Wim, it's a Land Cruiser not a Hilux................ :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:







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Tue May 05, 2015 5:45 am

no mods needed they fit with space to spare

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Tue May 05, 2015 6:24 am

Thanks Rory . Steve kas toe.
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Fri May 08, 2015 3:02 pm

Fit 19'' rims with 35'' tyres problem solved

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