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tyres getting more expensive??

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3Lol, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. S3Lol

    S3Lol Member

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    Is it me or are tyre prices flying up. I have a bulge on one of mine, so got a price on a new goodyear F1 Asym. comes it at £117! only talking about 225/45 R17 91Y

    If it wasnt so important I would put it off, but dont really want to risk a blowout.
     
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  3. Syvo

    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    falken 452's great tyres i have them at the mo 225/40/18's
     
  4. S3Lol

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    As I am only replacing 1 tyre, going to match it to the other rear one. £117 includes fitting, disposal etc. just thought it was a bit excessive.
     
  5. thegoal007

    thegoal007 Another S3 owner....

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    like practically everything else to do with the upkeep of cars these days.....there's only one way..up.
     
  6. DaveA3

    DaveA3 Audi A-Trizzle!

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    yeh i got the exact same tyres. plenty of grip wet and dry and are lasting well. alot better than i thought theyd be!
     
  7. Stean

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    If any of you are a member of Cost co, they are doing a deal on Michelin PS3, they're £120 a piece fitted or if you buy 4 you get a 20% discount, I'm getting two done next week and taking the other 2 away with me. Works out at £96 a piece then.
     
  8. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    It's not helping that the value of Sterling is dropping, killing exchange rates, and the VAT is now 20%!
     
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  9. liquids3

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    If you lived in bristol i could have fitted you one for £95,i am a manager for bathwick tyres in bristol!,when changing two next id recomend falken 452 's as wel!!,or if anyone else around the bristol area needs tyre's pop in bathwick tyres bristol brislington!
     
  10. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    Im needing some new tyres as well soon, I have the Eagle F1 GSD3s, and have been reading up on the whining/bearing noise issue.

    Has anyone else had this??

    Anyone got the Toyos, are they any good, they are a decent price on Camskill as well....
     
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    Hertfordshire r-tec auto design on hatfield road st albans are your friends for tyre at a good price
     
  12. ayfreetee

    ayfreetee Active Member

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    Try mytyres.co.uk
     
  13. LD3

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    Got mine £82 fitted per corner. Not sure if the size you're looking Goodyear's just happen to be expensive?
     
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    I have GSD3's on my S3 and get a bearing sounding noise from the front of my car about 20mph ish. I've been told its just the tyres. Need new fronts soon but no one sells them anymore. Just going to change all 4 for assymetrics I think!
     

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