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    Tyre Choice..

    Guys,

    My A3 is due a new set of boots on the front. I've found with the S line suspension that the ride is very firm and there is an awful lot of road noise.

    Can anyone recommend a tyre that is a little quieter and maybe has a softer ride? or am i being a little anal!
    2008 Audi A3
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    now with Sat Navigation, Cruise Control and Parking Sensors.

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    Change suspension. I'm going for 225/40/18 P Zero Rossos only cuz the handling is immense.

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    I dont know what tyre you would go for to lessen road noise but I have bridgestone potenza's RE050 up front and think they are excellent!

    Check out good year eagle F1 as well

    Problem with a softer tyre is that they will not last as long!

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    Road noise is aligned to tyre wear as well as brand, so new boots should quiet things down until they wear. I'll add another vote for Eagle F1's (asymentrics) - have them on our A4, and on the TT before that (old style symentric have gone out of production ) and they are very good, and really good in the wet. Can't say they were much different in noise levels than the OEM ones though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boydie View Post
    Problem with a softer tyre is that they will not last as long!
    Saying that, I know a guy who got 20k out of his Pirelli P Zero Rosso's on his RS6, and he's done 200mph on private test tracks on it!

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    I got conti sport 3s - top tyres :P
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