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ddruker 03-03-2013 10:55 AM

Upgrade to 16 inch Wheels and Tires
I've been chronicling all the major changes I've made to my Safari in this thread - here is the latest.

I swapped out the OEM 15 inch steel wheels and Goodyear Marathon tires for new 16 inch Sendel Wheels and Michelin Tires. I experienced the dreaded tread separation on one of the Marathons last summer out in the middle of Idaho on the way back to California from the Tetons - literally 100 miles away from any place that carried a 15 inch tire. Lesson learned.

Part numbers - Sendel T05-66655SM wheels, Michelin M/S 2 tires - LTX 225/75/R16 E1

Here are the after pictures...

outbackbob 03-04-2013 09:00 AM

Way Kool! Where did you get the wheels?

ddruker 03-04-2013 09:45 AM

I got them from the manufacturer (, you can also get them from the major tire and wheel outlets - like Discount Tire / America's Tire and several places online too.

BAB 03-04-2013 04:18 PM

Looks great! Welcome to the "I went to the 16" wheels/tires club!

EddieChev 07-11-2019 02:08 PM

Did you change over to 6 lug hubs?

EddieChev 07-11-2019 03:16 PM

I just wanted to add that BF Goodrich are made my Michelin also. I've had very good luck with my Goodrich tires on my truck.

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