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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by A3_Turbo, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. A3_Turbo

    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Probably been asked lots of times before but thought id ask any-way :)

    Ive had Pzero's in the past thinking of going for yoko parada spec 2's?

    What you guys reckon?

    Oh and they're going on 18" cup 3's

    Jason
     
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  3. Clach

    Clach A3 - 1.8Ts

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    I have continential sport 2's no complaints
     
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    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    micheelin ps2's no complaints ere
     
  5. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!
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    'Cooper' here....utter ***** lol, cant wear them out quick enough!!:)
     
  6. A3_Turbo

    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Parada Spec 2's seems the best value for money? 100 a tyre on blackcircles?

    Jason
     
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    heard alot about the F1 assymetrics fella?meant to be an awesome tyre
     
  8. S90GAV

    S90GAV Member

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    ive got Uni Royal Rainsports on mine, which i'll be getting them again
     
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    Spec 2's.....sexiest bit of rubber on the planet.
     
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    You slag hehe they do look awesome love that grip mmmm
     
  11. Clach

    Clach A3 - 1.8Ts

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    That's what i had, but for me the continentals are defo a step up for grip

    £300 for four fitted on e-tyre
     
  12. Broken Byzan

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    Spec 2s here too, nice and sticky
     
  13. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I'd say don't go near michelin PS2's or conti sport 2's mate, I've had both, and whilst the wear rate is very good, they simply cannot cope with the output we have and FWD.

    I've recently changed my eagle F1's for toyo T1R's, and I'm very happy. I'm sure the toyo's are marginally better all round, they inspire more confidence for sure.

    I've always rated yoko very highly, having used nothing but on my mini.

    I'd say the spec 2's or T1R's are both a good bet, although the Toyos will last longer.
     
  14. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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    always rated toyo thats why i have them on mine, i have the newer proxy 4 though but think the t1rs i had on my old car were better
     
  15. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    avon zz3`s
     
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    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Mine came with Bridgestone Potenzas on them and they seem ok in the conditions at the moment but only had the car 6 weeks so cant comment on their performance until the warm and dry weather kicks in.
     
  17. WildBruce

    WildBruce Third Gear

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    After doing a lot of reading when I needed new front, I went with F1 Assymetrics. Have not done the rears, but will get the same when the time comes. Really decent tyre, although have not got a lot of miles so cant comment on the wear, and the only downside is you need to give them a little time to warm up on cold really mornings.

    I put The new toyo's look interesting, but when I was doing the research, they were failry new, and not enough independant material on them, so decided to give them a miss this time round.
     
  18. A3_Turbo

    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Well just to let you all know i went from Pzeros to Parada Spec 2's massive difference!

    Wont be going back to the pzeros again i dont think...

    Jason
     

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