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best tyres for £300 to £350

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mclean1988, Jan 13, 2014.

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    hey all,

    i need to replace all 4 tyres shortly and have a budget of 300 to 350 , ive been looking at toyo proxes t1-r but after the usual pub banter have been told these may not be the best, can anyone make another good recommendations in that price range.

    cheers
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    Size of the tyres required would be extremely helpful ;)

    Is that £300- £350 also include the fitting, balancing and disposal costs?

    Remember that tracking will also be worth getting done once the 4 new tyres have been fitted.
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    i have falkens on mine, i think if you get a common tyre size in these you can get them for around 300-400, not sure if thats any help but maybe worth looking into
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    I currently use Kuhmo KU39 225/45/18, they cost me £360 from black circles.

    Liam
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    I currently have Firestone Firehawk SZ90's on my S3, 225/45/17, i think i paid £320 for a set of 4 and they are brill, really impressed with them.
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    Im using kuhmo ecstas and love them. Had done for a few years now.
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    tyre size is standard s3 225/45/17 thank you
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    I had T1-R's on the S3, they were gash - avoid. If they're 18's you're after I think you'll struggle to find a decent wet weather tyre for that money, for the lardy S3, fitted (for four).
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    Vredestein sessanta's for me. Look really good and perform brilliantly!
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    i went with coninental contisport 3's as there whats on the car at the mo and seem to have good reviews cheers all for the advice
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    2.5 year old Kumho KU39

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    Plus a pointless 3.5 mm rim protector = rubbish.
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    currently got linglongsunwang tyres on the S3 lol, thinking of replacing with federal 595-rsr or similar.
    Got falken ze914 on the ST, they're good for the money. Although wet weather is v understeer prone, but I've never ever had a tyre that's impressed me in the wet.
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    Bit more info on how you use your car might help with recommendations. Annual mileage, driving style?
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    +1 on the Vredestein sessanta's best tyres ive ever had and wear was very good
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    i have a set of 4 Bridgestone turanza T001 tyres for sale covered 100miles looking for £300 fitted these would cost £400+
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