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I just ordered Hankook DynaPro ATM RF10 P265/65R-18. I have not received them yet.

Am I hearing that the max is 265/60/18?

I thought someone on a prior post said the max for this tire is 265/65 on 18 inch rim.

I have a 2005 Touareg with air suspension.
 

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Andrew,

I had a set of the 265/65s ordered from Discount as of yesterday, they called back today to tell me that their inventory online was incorrect and they are actually out of stock for "at least 2 weeks"... I opted for 285/60 Terra Grappler's and to run 5mm spacers on the front...

The 265/65s will fit all Touareg's although you will have rubbing on diesels
 

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I just ordered Hankook DynaPro ATM RF10 P265/65R-18. I have not received them yet.

Am I hearing that the max is 265/60/18?

I thought someone on a prior post said the max for this tire is 265/65 on 18 inch rim.

I have a 2005 Touareg with air suspension.
US member had 65 profile I have 60 profile. I have my doubts with 65 as they may rub the front intercooler slats inside the front end of the wheel well. 60 gets no rub.
 

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31.6 inches is the safe max diameter on a 265/70/17 and 265/65/18 is identical in width and diameter so you should be ok.

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Porsche Cayenne 5 Spoke Rims...
-Size: 18x8
-Offset: 57mm
-Backspacing: 6.8"
-Bolt Pattern: 5-130
-Weight: 32.4lbs.
-Finish: Silver w/Machined Lip

The Ecsta STX KL12 is Kumho's Street/Sport Truck All-Season Radial Tires...
-275/55R18
-UTQG: 420AA
-Max Load: 2601 Lbs
-Tire Weight: 39 Lbs







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I saw a recent post where someone fitted 5mm spacers to sort that - they could still use the exisitng wheel studs too.
 

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If anything I would say the 5mm spacers I needed to fit my 285/60/18s are causing more rubbing (by moving the wheel outwards), as I have rubbing on the back of the fender liner (nearest the doors) at 1/2 to 3/4 turn; very light contact (although, you can hear/feel it)
 

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AndrieK said:
I've started compiling a list of the biggest tyres for each wheel size, that can be fited to the T1 and T2 Touaregs.

We often see the question: "What is the biggest/widest tyre I can fit to this wheel?", so the idea is to get as much info as possible of actual fitments by members and to update the list on a regular basis.

If your setup is pushing the limits of what's possible, please post here, the following info:

[*]Tyre size eg. 265/65R17
[*]Tyre brand and model/type eg. Bridgestone Dueler A/T D694
If fitted to a non-standard wheel, please specifiy:

[*]Wheel size eg. 7.5Jx17
[*]Offset eg. ET55
If you have a thread/post describing the fitment, please post a link to the thread.

If you have any comments/problems/concerns, please add it as well.

Lets see how many responses we get. If we get enough input, I'll make this a sticky for quick reference for all members.

Keep in mind that there could be two parameters that determine the maximum tyre size; the overall diameter, as well as the width. You might find that going to a 32" tyre means you can only go up to 265 width, for example, but you can fit a 295 wide tyre if you decrease the diameter, so we're interested in both cases.

The list also contains the OE sizes as well as recommended off-road tyre sizes, for reference. Currently it only shows up to 21" wheels, as this is the biggest OE size, but I would like to extend it to the 22" and 23" sizes as well.

The more info we get together, the better. So lets pull together and see what we can come up with. :D
I have the Nitto Terra Grappler 265/65/17 on my '04 V6. Hope this helps.
 

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There are a couple of pics in my profile. Just an FYI, I spoke to Kahn in the UK a little while back and i think the typical offset for the Touareg is +50, not the +52 I have. It's harder to find these in the US because they are UK based. Mine rims are 20 x 10", a few folks on here have 22's as well. I like the 295 45's, but may go with 295 40 next time. Someone showed me this tire size calculator (kudos to whoever it was) which was very helpful. Tire size calculator
 

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so I downloaded the file and took a look, before I purchase the tires I want a clarification ha-ha. 06 standard V8 255/55/18 wheels-
I am debating between

Wrangler Silent Armor 265/65/18 or 255/70/18 ( will they fit?)
bridgestone dueler A/T revo 2 265/60/18
Nitto terra grapplers 255/55/18 or 285/60/18 ( wil lthey fit?)
General at2s 255/60/18

so what would be my best bet?
 
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