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graham7773

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Will the VT V6 Commodore wagon always at 1800/1900kg gross weight handle ok with Bridgestone R623 205 x 70 x 15 LT radials? I am not a racer, nor can I afford to turn my tyres into smoke. Looking at highway and suburban use. Anybody?
 

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Thanks for the reply. They should not be too hard as they are near new. Fitted to a vehicle sold new in the last couple of months.
 

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that weights roughly what my car sits at, you should be fine, only issues i found with that weight which you may not have thought of, is i started wearing out tyres quick in the rear on the inside, as the weight through the camber out
 

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Lufkin, I understand what you are saying but I beat that by putting new genuine GMH LPG coil springs in the rear. My old springs were sitting like I had super lows installed. the wagon sits like a new one now. High in the rear. Hopefully, no camber problems. The other reason I did it was I installed a Hayman Reece 2100kg towbar. It weighs about 45kgs on its own, maybe more.
 

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Being a light truck tyre they will be stiffer in the sidewalls than a passenger tyre, so you will get a harsher ride. They wont grip as well as a passenger tyre but will take longer to wear out. It might be a good idea to talk to someone from your insurance company before you put them on.
 
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