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Post by scimjim » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:44 am

toolmanchris wrote:
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hands up them thats going to push their 40 year old classic car over the ton on the road nowdays
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Post by duds37 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:50 am

Just had 4 x 195/70/14 Toyo tyres fitted to standard Se5a rims ,would fit alloys and they look spot on.All in cost £180.☺



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Post by toolmanchris » Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:08 am

Tsk tsk Jim :D


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Post by philhoward » Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:10 am

No mention of which country that applied to..


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Post by peter freeman » Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:55 pm

With T rated tyres fitted have a accident and if the insurance Co find out they will not pay.



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Post by roymck » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:53 pm

peter freeman wrote:
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With T rated tyres fitted have a accident and if the insurance Co find out they will not pay.
I don’t think so , as long as you are not exceeding the speed / load rating of a tyre then why should they not pay out . Ooh sorry I had a parking bump , sorry your tyres are not suitable. Many years in the motor industry I have never known anybody look at tyres apart from tread depth during an insurance claim .



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Post by peter freeman » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:00 pm

you pays your money and takes your chance - the T tyres were not original fit standard and insurance Cos will take any excuse - unless they have been told what are fitted at the time of insuring.



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Post by roymck » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:10 pm

Then if you fit anything other than a 185 X 80 X 14 Hr tyre onto a standard rim then you should tell them it’s not standard . I bet 99% of people on here have non HR standard size tyres and non standard rims and don’t tell the insurance company . They will only be interested if your silly or stupid with tyre size , condition and maybe even more so now tyre age .



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Post by peter freeman » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:15 pm

I have told my insurance Co everything which is none standard - standard wheels with winter tyres fitted during the winter and 7" wolfs fitted with 195x65x14 tyres fitted in the summer ( MB ) - not worth the risk IMO for the want of a bit of typing on the insurance form.



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