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    Default WTD - Revenge of the French

    WTD. Tyres to suit 195/60 TRX wheels on a 1985 Peugeot 505 GTi. Would also consider the purchase of hen's teeth and suitably packaged rocking horse manure.


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    pur-john, not pew-john! peujohn's Avatar
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    Lilydale, Melbourne


    505 GTIs normally have 15 inch wheels, not metric TRXs, and 195/60 is the normal size for the 15s. Seems strange that you would have TRX wheels. Both types look the same...
    John W

    1979 Peugeot 504 GTI 2.2 litre 5 speed - 72 kW at the wheels

    1974 Peugeot 504 TI
    - now on the road

    2009 Peugeot 407 HDI wagon - family car

    Previous: 2005 407 HDI manual sedan, 1980 504 GL, 1990 405 Mi16, 1977 504 GL Special, 1984 505 SRD Turbo

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    There are two types of TRX Tyres. One type were for the diesel cars with TRX wheels, the others for the STI vehicles. The difference was tread width, or number of rows of tread. I have two of the diesel types on rims, I also have some cases ready for retreading- if you know of anyone who can do that. The tyres are old though
    1998 Peugeot 406 D8SV Manual
    1999 Peugeot 406 D8ST Auto
    2002 Peugeot 406 D9SV Manual
    1994 Peuegot 306 N3 Cabriolet Manual
    1994 Peugeot 306 XR N3 Hatch
    1995 Peugeot 505 GTI executive
    1976 Peugeot 504 Sedan - Now sold

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    Gerry Mullock

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    Fellow Frogger! TassieExec's Avatar
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    Devonport Tas.


    You can buy Michelin T R X tyres as part of their historic range but at $400 each last time I checked a few years ago it's a pretty expensive option. As has been said GTi's normally come with !5" wheels and most STi owners who had TRX wheels simply upgraded to the 15" ones which gives availability of many more far cheaper tyres, E.G. I currently run Yokahama "C" Drive 2's which cost me $140 each. You can normally pick up 15" wheels fairly easily and cheaply.

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