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Denovo size

Post by Finchyman » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:17 pm

Hi,
Does anyone know the size of the Denovo tyres? I have got a nice set of Stag alloys and have yet to buy the tyres. I believe Denovos are wider than 185 and I know that Stag alloys can accommodate wider than 185 so I wondered how wide could I go without rubbing the bodywork?

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Re: Denovo size

Post by rovamota » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:32 pm

You can't fit Denovo tyres onto standard rims as the beading profile is very different.
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Re: Denovo size

Post by Finchyman » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:12 pm

Hi, I don't want to fit Denovos but I want to know their size, to give an indication of what size tyres can fit without catching or rubbing.
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Re: Denovo size

Post by 100 Club » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:11 pm

If you have the original driver's handbook for your Princess, you will probably find the tyre sizes listed in there. I have a feeling it is 195/65, because I was thinking of doing a similar thing with my 2000HL a couple of years ago and looked for the tyre size then (I already have Denovo wheel trims and I was planning to use Ambassador rims to get some extra width).

If you can't find it, let us know and I will dig out my factory workshop manual.
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Re: Denovo size

Post by Gasman » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:45 pm

Denovos are 195/65 x 350
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Re: Denovo size

Post by Finchyman » Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:51 pm

Thank you all.
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