Tyres again

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    I need to replace my tyres on my Pilote A class, the current ones are Michelin agilis 235/65R16. I want to have camper tyres as I believe they have stronger side walls. Unfortunately I can only find 225/R16 camper tyres. Would I notice much difference in the narrower profile?
     
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    Have you got the same load rating in the smaller size?

    Peter
     
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    Give @Brian and Jo a PM... members on here...

    He has just sent me a set of oddball size tyres for my new accusition....

    And a great price... :xThumb:

    What he don`t know about tyres aint worth knowing..
     
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    Guys, if you want a considerably quieter ride, with considerably more grip, go for Hankooks.
    They just show the Michelins up for what they are ( extremely old technology ) and the Conti's for the everlasting no grips they are

    You want 10 ply tread and at least 8 play walls
     
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    OK Jaws you have my attention, which model is suited to motor homes. For a budget tyre they are in the same price range as Michs and Contis.
     
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    I would suggest you fit 235/65/16 Michelin Agilis Alpin
    121/119R
    These are 10 Ply Radial and far better grip that the camper tyres

    TM
     
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    How did you get on @FJmike ?

    Can anyone advise how much the reinforced camping tyres (Michelin Agilis camping) reduce tyre wall flex in cornering situations and if they reduce the sway when passing or being passed by HGV's.
     
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    I went for Hankooks in the end, after a few hundred miles they seem to be slightly better then the Agils as they don't feel so harsh
     
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    I change the tyres on my van for all season Hankooks RA10, a lot of vibration through the van at first, by 500 miles they had settled down and had them re-balanced at a 1000 miles they are fine now.
     
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    Hankook is most certainly not a budget tyre,it is an excellent product in between mid-range and top end.
    Brian & Jo
     
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    We have used Hankook on our trailers for 15 years with no problems at all.

    Peter
     
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