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akmega



Member Since: 18 Nov 2017
Location: toronto
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Canada 
New Tires

Spring is around the corner and I'm looking for recommendations on all season tires. I'm going with 20inch replika rims with 255/45r20.

Post #344704 11th Mar 2018 11:53 pm
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Yorky Bob



Member Since: 28 Apr 2015
Location: Yorkshire
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United Kingdom 2013 Freelander 2 TD4 GS Manual Firenze Red

Do you have Michelin CrossClimates in your area ? If so worth a try. 51 Series one passed/sold on half restored to a mate to finish years ago.
Lots of Euro Trash
53 Series one low mileage let go foolishly years ago looking at current prices.
Series 2A Safari restored fully while in Saudi Arabia years ago, sold on to a Brit.
FL2 MY10 TD4 GS traded in at 2 years
FL2 MY13 TD4 GS Current

Post #344711 12th Mar 2018 12:22 am
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SYFL2



Member Since: 16 Jun 2012
Location: Sheffield
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2007 Freelander 2 TD4 HSE Auto Stornoway Grey

I can highly recommend Avon Rangers.

Post #344721 12th Mar 2018 7:40 am
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Worms



Member Since: 31 Oct 2017
Location: Highlands
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Scotland 

Akmega, unless you are aiming on using it for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, then why have 20 inch wheels and 45 profile tyres? Comfort and all-round ability will surely be better with smaller wheels and larger tyres? 2010 model year FL2 TD4e GS - now at 100,000 miles, 26,000 of them mine.
Previously:
‘93 Defender 110 200TDi CSW
‘87 Defender 90 4 cyl Petrol
‘83 110 CSW V8 - best ever!
Range Rover 2-door V8 (not sure of year - 4-speed box and vacuum diff switch)
Series III SWB Diesel

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Lightwater



Member Since: 21 Aug 2014
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Australia 2013 Freelander 2 2.0T SE Auto Fuji White

Some Freelander owners in Australia go to the extreme. I just don't see the point on our roads down under!

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Window deflectors, door protectors, mud flaps, seat covers, rubber mats, 2x 1kg ABE, carpet in doors. ARB TPMS, 3 compressors heatsink fan cooled 4L air tank. 4x 10L fuel tanks on LR roof racks & 2x 5L. 28L freezer, 2x 26AH gel battery, 120w solar, awning. 2 spare Pirelli Scorpion AT Plus 255/60R18 Fuji/Almond/Dark Chestnut

Post #344729 12th Mar 2018 8:54 am
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donksey



Member Since: 16 Nov 2014
Location: Surrey
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United Kingdom 

I just ordered some BF Goodrich Urban Terrain, they get good reviews and I hear that make is popular in the US.

Post #344730 12th Mar 2018 9:24 am
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jutrem



Member Since: 14 Mar 2008
Location: Burlington
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Canada 2008 LR2 i6 HSE Auto Tonga Green

@akmega,

Don't recommend going with replica's. Find some Evoque or Discovery Sport 20's that will fit without problems. Plenty available in the greater Toronto area (GTA).

Post #345397 20th Mar 2018 3:16 am
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akmega



Member Since: 18 Nov 2017
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Canada 
20 inch with 255/45r20 continental extreme contact







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jutrem



Member Since: 14 Mar 2008
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Canada 2008 LR2 i6 HSE Auto Tonga Green

Nice Job. On both the new rims and the caliper paint!

For maintenance. Recommend getting the new Rim's sealed (non ceramic coated) If you haven't already.
Switching to Ceramic brake pads also helps a lot.
Smile

Post #349538 15th May 2018 7:52 am
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akmega



Member Since: 18 Nov 2017
Location: toronto
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Canada 

Summer is almost here, I filled my A/C two years ago and today it seems to be out again. What would you recommend.

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jutrem



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Canada 2008 LR2 i6 HSE Auto Tonga Green

Can't help with A/C. Haven't had to do my AC yet. Mine still blows cold.

Post #350907 6th Jun 2018 5:00 am
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