Just like to know the pros and cons of going from the original spec
205/70r15s to 215/70r15s on a '86 4.2 Sovereign (with ‘pepperpot’
I realise the rolling diameter will be slightly higher and will
consequently result in a marginally low reading speedo.
V12s of this model were so equipped, but were their instruments
callibrated differently from the humble 6s? or did Jaguar not
I ask the question as a local tyre dealer has Pirelli P4000 215s at
$270 ea v’s 205s at $415 ea (if the web site is correct).
I notice most V12s had the less attractive Kent rims. Is the rim
width of the Kent wider than the ‘pepperpots’?
From reading other postings I realise the P4000’s seem to have had
a few issues with some folk, but we don’t seem to have much choice
here anymore. Anythings probably better than the aging Bridgestone
B70s on the front, and two year old Nangkang ‘Utility’ tyres on the
back I am currently running!
Philip M, Auckland N.Z.–
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