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Rustyrabbit
 


Member Since: 06 Aug 2015
Location: Earlston
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Scotland 2015 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 SE Tech Auto Siberian SilverDiscovery 4
Discovery 5 255/55/20 Pirelli All Season Tyre alternatives ?

Ok Recently purchased a new Discovery 5 and looking to replace the Pirelli Scorpion Verde All season tyres 255/55/20" as from previous experience on my D4 in the 19" they just did not cut it due to the fact we live at the top of a very steep hill on an old farm via private road which is predominantly covered in mud due to farm traffic and our beloved local council will not clear during the winter! so I need something with a bit more grip .. I have been looking at the Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs but given the "Q" speed rating max 100 mph I believe that fitting these could/ will invalidate my insurance should I have to make a claim ? Would appreciate any suggestions on alternative tyre choices .
  
Post #18761626th Nov 2017 7:25 am
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Moo
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United Kingdom 2005 Discovery 3 TDV6 S Manual Zambezi SilverDiscovery 3

GGAT3?
 Original Owner
200,000 miles and counting
05 S manual owned from March 2005
D4 Face lifted
V8 Front brakes
BAS Remap, Allisport Intercooler and deCat
EGRs blanked
T-Max split charge
Hanibal Expeedition rack
Prospeed ladder
Duratrac tyres
IID BT
BAS FBH control 
 
Post #18761636th Nov 2017 7:28 am
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lespes
 


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Guernsey 2016 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 Landmark LE Auto Santorini BlackDiscovery 4

Cooper weathermaster correct size and think t rated up to 118mph.
 D4 HSE MY12 Marmais Teal: Gone. Missed a lot!
Freelander 2 SD HSE MY11 Silver:Thankfully gone.
D4 HSE MY11 Silver: Gone missed !
Range Rover Sport MY06 HSE Buck Blue: Gone missed!
Discovery D2 TD5 Facelift MY Red Gone Missed!
Discovery D2 TD5 Cobalt Blue: Gone Missed!
Discovery D1 Auto Oxford Blue Not missed at all!
Discovery D1 Avalon Blue First LR! missed!

Now driving a rather nice Black Van (joined Club Landmark) 
 
Post #18762766th Nov 2017 3:25 pm
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jimbg
 


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There are a couple of threads on Disc05 that might be of interest?
  
Post #18763246th Nov 2017 4:34 pm
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Rustyrabbit
 


Member Since: 06 Aug 2015
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Scotland 2015 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 SE Tech Auto Siberian SilverDiscovery 4

Appreciate your feedback guys will investigate both options. Smile
  
Post #18765697th Nov 2017 8:17 am
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disco_v8
 


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United Kingdom 2005 Discovery 3 4.4 V8 SE Auto Bonatti GreyDiscovery 3

I have just put General Grabber AT3s - very quiet on the road but didn't have chance to test their mud performance (YET)
 2005 D3 V8 SE
2005 D3 V8 HSE gone 
 
Post #18766687th Nov 2017 11:54 am
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Rustyrabbit
 


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Grabber AT3 it is! Ordered them yesterday from my local tyre man so hopefully have them fitted next week. Will let you know how the fair once i have had a chance to test.
  
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jimbg
 


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Rustyrabbit, have you joined the Disco5 forum?

https://disco5.co.uk/forum/index.php
  
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