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    Gutted....hit pothole on teh way to work this morning and tyre burst!!

    As the title says....fortunately the wheel appears to be ok aftre Audi inspection and its just the tyre - which incidentally had about 4.5mm of decent tread left.

    Audi also recommended the same replacement for the opposite side - so new front tyres all round.

    I've read various reviews but wanted to keep all 4 with same brand so went for like for like replacements.

    Managed to get the deadler down to £221 per tyre fitted, so £442 later and not a great start to the week.

    I will be taking a few photos of the pothole and sending in a letter with a claim but I won't be holding my breath either!!

    If there is one thing that puts me off having a decent car in low profiles, its our damn roads!!

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    Feel for you Elton ,and good luck with pursuing a claim ,but be warned that the local council will fill it in sharpish,i had same expreience last year, it was a horrible wet day on a bad bend and dangerous to stop, so decided to go back following morning camera at the ready, would you believe it it had been tarmaced over... no evidence = no claim

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    Damn, I fell in a huge one last week makes me cringe !
    Audi damaged my wifes tyre when it was in for warranty work, they was driving my wifes car back on the motorway and then had a blow out, they put a brand new tyre on, only 1 though, if they recommend it then why didnt they put another on the other side, they are only half worn.
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    Bad luck pal, roads are dreadful and about to get worse due to the cold snap......
    With great power comes great responsibility.......

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    Ouch sorry to hear.
    Take it you kept the good 4.5mm front Conti as a spare?

    I went for GY F1 Ass2 much better grip I find and £165 per corner fitted..
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