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    tire life

    had to bite the bullit today and order a pair of front tyres!! ive only done 9400 miles and their below the wear bar on the tyres about 1mm left is this normal??
    i do drive quickly and the car car has a tuning box but even so less than 10000 miles ? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif[/img]

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    Re: tire life

    Hello Luggs,

    Sorry mate, I don't know which engine you have, but I got 18K out of my 2.0TDI with alot of gentle (work) driving.

    Kev.

    EDIT: I think they were Dunlop Sport

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    Re: tire life

    I've got 23k out of mine but the fronts are definitely due change. Were at 2-3mm a few thousand miles back. Michelin Pilot Sport 2s.

    Going to get the Goodyears next.

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    GSD3's are the way forward. Had them on my old car and was very impressed in the wet and dry.

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    Re: tire life

    Just changed the front tyres on my 2.0tdi at 35k

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    Re: tire life

    its a 2.0 tdi dsg

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    I did 20K before I changed the Dunlop Sport 01s on my A3 2.0 TDI. There were down to 2-3mm. I replaced them with the same tyres.

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    18000 out of my Michelin energys.

    So pleased with them I got another set

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    Re: tire life

    I got 19k out of my Dunlop SP9000's, replaced with the same when I had it serviced

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    Re: tire life

    i guess the pirellis are just a really soft compound then

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    Re: tire life

    The front tyres that gave me 35k out of were the Mich Pilot Sport

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    Re: tire life

    I swapped round the fronts and rears at 4mm on the front at 16K (rears almost unworn)

    Then all four were gone at 27K.

    If you change all four together then you can get a better deal from the supplier and change to a different type without worries of the adverse handling problems caused by odd tyres. Or ruining your transmission if you've got a quattro!!

 

 

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