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tyre recommendations for the 3.2

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by itssam, May 5, 2009.

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    itssam A3 3.2Q Sport

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    [May 5, 2009]
    looks like i might be needing some new front shoes for the a3... what do people recomend?

    I do pretty high mileage, but i'm not about to scrimp on the things keeping me on the road :icon_thumright:
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    mhill Member VCDS Map User

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    Sport Contact 2's or Eagle F1's. Although the later are a little soft the performance is amazing both in the wet & dry.
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    Goodyears on mine :)

    Seems good.
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    Goodyear Eagle F1's

    Or what I have put on my mile muncher 235/35/19 Bridgestone Potenza RE050A's - excellent so far!!
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    Had these on a 1.4 Ibiza and hated them with a passion, though on the A3 they seem ok. Far more capable that the crappy death rings known as Pirelli P Zero Nero that hated the slightest drop of water fitted to my 130 TDi.
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    itssam A3 3.2Q Sport

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    i've had eagle f1s on other cars and while they are amazing for both wet and dry grip they do seem to disappear somewhat rapidly :(

    Anyone tried the Toyo Proxie T1-R or Kumho KU31s? again had both before and been happy with them, Mhill pointed out some tyres just aren't suited to some cars...
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    i know there not expensive at 96 quid a tyre but falcon fk452s are great in the wet and dry for grip just not sure how long they last lol because ive only had em about 2 month i heard fk451 worn out pretty quick but theyve sorted that out with the 452s so i would buy another set for sure .....
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