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    Talking TYRE SIZE

    HI all

    After a response today if I can?

    I need to buy some new tyres for the S4, but forgot to check what they are before I left the car at the station! Does anyone know the standard/original size for it?

    I think they're 235/40 Y 18 ?

    Best price so far seems to be through Black Circles, for Goodyear F1's at 135 each corner fitted...


    Thanks for your quick responses...
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    Yes that's the stock size.
    Don't order them through Black Circles though, get the number of the local fitter they recommend then call them up directly and they'll give you a better price, will probably save you £10-15 per corner.

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    How about these at £108.
    I got some tyres from these recently and they deliver free of charge.
    http://www.camskill.co.uk/products.p...4b405s322p9508

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    Blimey - amazing what you can find when you look and more importantly ask someone else !!

    Cheers...
    1998 S4 Widebody Saloon Track Car
    2006 320d SE Touring - Ze Fuhrer's Wagon
    2001 B5 RS4 510bhp & 508ft lbs SOLD
    1.9TDI (130) Sport -Black-Revo - Mrs Stoakseya4's mota - SOLD

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    Just spoke direct with the local fitter through Black Circles, and they've discounted the tyre a further £6 each corner (was £126), so a further saving of £24...

    They originally quoted me £135/tyre last week! So overall a £15 discount/corner.

    Must be a huge mark up on tyres...

    Thanks again. Tyres being fitted Saturday...
    1998 S4 Widebody Saloon Track Car
    2006 320d SE Touring - Ze Fuhrer's Wagon
    2001 B5 RS4 510bhp & 508ft lbs SOLD
    1.9TDI (130) Sport -Black-Revo - Mrs Stoakseya4's mota - SOLD

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    There is, especially if you go to the normal high street franchises. The overheads on these places are enormous, plus the franchise fee to cover advertising etc. Find a local back street place that orders the tyres in for you and you can save serious money as well as helping out a small local business.
    Who are these people who go to kwik fit and pay 180 a tyre?
    I was laughingly quoted 187 per tyre by kwik fit last year (F1's 225/40/18)
    Got them for 107 fitted at small back street fitter found via black circles.
    I know who I'd rather give my money to.
    Last edited by AndyMac; 23rd August 2007 at 14:00.

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    Audi dealer wanted £210 !!

    Got them fitted today, all 4 + tracking = £500...
    1998 S4 Widebody Saloon Track Car
    2006 320d SE Touring - Ze Fuhrer's Wagon
    2001 B5 RS4 510bhp & 508ft lbs SOLD
    1.9TDI (130) Sport -Black-Revo - Mrs Stoakseya4's mota - SOLD

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    Alright guys, just seen this thread and im currently shopping around for a pair of front tyres for my 1.8T Sport best price for Goodyear F1's is 76 quid delivered inc. VAT. These are at - www.mytyres.co.uk

    I'd like to stick wif Continental but are these F1's any good as an alternative?

    Get back to me as I need to order summit asap

    Cheers - Lee

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    Yes F1's are excellent but if you're running stock 205/50/16's then you should be able to get them for around £65-£70 fitted/balanced.
    Call the local fitter black circles recommend and they'll be cheaper.

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    235/45/17 are on the car at the moment but think it should have 225's

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    Elite Direct.com are very reasonable in Rainham Essex.Delivered or fitted I have found them to offer the best prices.

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    Nice One RallyX. Looked at their website they do the Eagle F1 fitted inc. VAT for 94 quid in 235/45/17 94Y flavour or in 225/40/18 (ref. for those above) it'll set u back 105quid fitted Not that far from me either about an hours drive

 

 

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