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Pirelli's.....

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by SteveTDCi, May 1, 2008.

  1. SteveTDCi
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    Well I had one fail today, not sure if it was due to a puncture but the inside rim failed, i'll get pictures but at least I have an excuse to change them, although the otherside still has a good 4mm on it. Time for some goodyears me thinks :)
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    Funny because i am just junking a set of Goodyears (F1)...225/40 18 because the noise drives me up the wall.. At 4000 miles Audi say they are badly out of shape...sounds like i am driving a landrover...lol
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    I am very happy with my Dunlop SP Sport 9000 tyres. Worth considering. Pricey but good. You get what you pay for in a tyre.
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    i changed my fronts to Goodyear F1 Asym, i was going to get the highly rated F1s but the Asym was fairly new back then and apparantly better although the tread pattern isn't as pretty lol ;)

    I like them, great grip in wet and dry although feedback could be better. Got mine from Elite Direct that had a good price on them.
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    Yeap second that, I'm also running F1s Asym's on the front and they are way better then the Rear Pirelli's. So much so that I have to be carful in the wet as I have had the car simply lose total grip in the rear tires when the front just holds on in the bends. Only downside is that I think rhey are wearing as little quicker then the Pirelli's.


    How about going for somthing different?
    I would love to know what these run likem (Evo rate them)

    Vredestein ultrac sessanta
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    Nice tread pattern :)
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    lol another good thing about the goodyear over the standard pirellis are better sidewall protection, saves the rims from the missus or yourself ;)
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    Always the Mrs, all us blokes park perfectly every time :)

    I think the above are the tyres a neighbour has put on his Cupra R - I've not spoke to him but being a bit sad where car stuff is conccerned I noticed the unique tread pattern with the single vertical line, wonder if he fancies going for a pint and talking about tyres.......maybe not LOL :)
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    yeah GDS3 have a much better sidewall protector, I wanted the asym's but couldn't get them quick enough and needed to get shot of the silly 1/2 size wheel !
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    I found Dunlop Sportmaxxes the best all-rounder on my A3.
    Comfier and quieter than F1's and Continentals I had before.
    Grip was fine too, if not quite up to F1 levels.
    Worth the slight trade-off though.
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    Are you saying the Asym's dont have the rim protector ?
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    Michelin or Bridgestones for me... but if I am in a good mood I will go for Yokos...

    Pedro
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    Nah the Asym's have a fat rim protector on them, pritty hard to curb now with they tires on.
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