What tyres for a standerd vito van?

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Hi all what tyres are you fitting to the vitos

Looks like my o/s/f has scrubbed off on the inside
Is there a a tyre that most people fit ? It's just got the standerd steel rims think there 15"-16"?? It's got hankook fitted at the moment well I think that's what there called.. Any one revamped me some I know most people will all have there own choice
 

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Continental Vanco 2 for me. I would have the tracking checked too.
 
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Thanks guys will check them out
The tracking is the next thing on my list when I bought the van it needed a n/s/f tyre would this make my steering wheel sit off center or would it just be the tracking corseing it?
What milage are you guys getting out of the conti tyres?
 

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I'm getting close to 30k miles per set. They wear on the outside edges, particularly at the front (both sides, but n/s worse). I swap them front to back to get longer life.

It's a known issue with the 639, you could possibly get the geometry changed at the front but I'm pretty happy with the handling so I put up with the tyre wear :)

I have started running higher tyre pressures now to see if that helps at all.
 
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Thanks for the info guys, got a lad at work to sort the tracking he said the tow was a mile out its straightened out the steering wheel Witch was annoying,
Been advised to get my o/s/f tyre changed as it's scrubbed off and at its legal limit.

Thanks agin
 

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Our work van has the 3200kg weight variant, runs around normally at about 3000kg, did 36k on original tyres. Only conti vanco as original were available for size/weight required, a bit pricey but couldn't grumble at the milage. I do swop them around about every 8 k miles as it does scuff front near side.
 

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