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THE DEFINITIVE TYRE CHOICE THREAD...

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by DALE_AVANT, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. DALE_AVANT
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    [Mar 19, 2013]
    Hi all.

    Thought it might be worth starting a centralised thread for us all to share real-road experiences with the various tyre options available to us. I am looking for a new set at the moment and would find this info useful, as I'm sure would others.

    Copy and paste the form below to keep the thread clean and easy to use.
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    • Vehicle model (BHP/2WD/4WD etc):
    • Tyres fitted (brand/size etc):
    • Supplier & price per tyre:
    • Wet grip:
    • Dry grip:
    • Road noise:
    • Driving style:
    • Miles covered/wear:
    • Any other info:
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    • Vehicle model (BHP/2WD/4WD etc): Audi A3, 8p2, 2.0 TFSI, S Tronic (2007). Bone Stock 200HP
    • Tyres fitted (brand/size etc): Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric A2: 225/45 R17 Y 91
    • Supplier & price per tyre: Black Circles, £106 per tyre fitted
    • Wet grip: 9/10
    • Dry grip: 8/10
    • Road noise: 8/10
    • Driving style: Sedate mostly but spirited once a month or so
    • Miles covered/wear: 8,000 miles so far (mixed urban and extra urban) and are 4.6mm on the front and 5.2 mm on the back.
    • Any other info: 32 PSi front and 30 PSi rear / harder for ESP light to come on with these tyres compared with previous Conti 5 tyres.
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    Vehicle model (BHP/2WD/4WD etc): A4 b7 sline FWD 160hp

    Tyres fitted (brand/size etc): 235/40/18's Goodyear Eagle F1's Asymmetric A2's

    Supplier & price per tyre: £230-250

    Wet grip: 8/10

    Dry grip: 9/10

    Road noise: 9/10

    Driving style: relaxed 98% of the time

    Miles covered/wear: almost 10k 2mm front 5mm rears.

    Any other info: excellent tyre in the snow also! never span the wheels or slid out once this year.
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