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  1. Caesium
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    Guys,

    I'm setting up a Group Buy on the M3 forum where I am now a member, but I thought I'd also extend it on to other forums where I am also a member.

    If anyone is interested in new tyres (especially as winter is on the way) please put your name down with the tyres you require a price on and i'll get it back to you as soon as I have enough numbers.

    To give you an idea, on the M3 forum where I started this, I have a request for about 36 tyres and counting.

    Might give some of you the chance to get some lower cost tyres.

    Cheers
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    4 x Falken FK452 225/40R18. how fast can you get prices? and when does it end?
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    2 x Pirelli P Zero Rosso 225/45/17
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    Im looking for new tyres at the moment, mine would be 4 x pirelli p-zero 225/40/ZR18, would be interested to see how much discount we could get as I have already got a couple of quotes...

    Cheers
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    Gonna leave it a couple of days to get as many people as possible on board then email the tyre place with a list and see what they come back with.

    My car eats tyres so I need 4 new tyres on my own car, so will be pushing to get as many people on board as possible so that we all get the lowest possible prices.
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    Just got some tyres...thanks Chris
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    Mine were £260 the pair fitted.
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    Get me whatever prices you can for all brands in a 215/35/19 please.
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    Could you be a bit more specific?
    This is gonna be quite difficult to orchestrate as is, so a brand and model is going to be necessary if you can please.
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    Hmm, great idea, be interested to see how this pans out.

    Unfortunately I don't need any tyres at the moment, however I did buy some Toyo R888s in 195/50/15 3 months ago for my track Cordoba. I had a long conversation with someone in the trade who I've known for many years who can normally get me stuff pretty cheap. He couldn't match an online quote I had from Camskill which he admitted undercut his trade prices direct with Toyo.

    Camskill and some other online suppliers are buying in such bulk and have such little overheads that they can sell on with a markup of a couple of quid and due to volumes still make a living. With margins so small already, I don't know if you are going to get any further bulk discounts.
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    Yeah Camskill said that to me, however most of the tyres people on the M forum have asked for are out of stock with them.

    its alright having stuff cheap but if you can't supply when people need it, what's the point?!
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    my quote from camskill is £269 for 4 x falken fk452 225/45R18, so if you can beat that il be very impressed. im desperate aswell
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    Falken F452 or Pirelli P Zero Nero
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    Added to the list mate
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    ssstttretched :)
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    Can you get me a price on just 2xconti sport 2 please or michelins ps3's in 225/40/18.
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    Just got 4 PS3's but thanks for the offer and good luck.
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    Yep, I guess that's where their model falls down - they have to buy a ranges of sizes as part of their bulk import order. If they sell out of a certain size then unlike your local tyre shop who can order directly with the UK distributor, Camskill will have to wait until they can get another container full in from whereever they source the tyres.
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    If these are for an S3, do you mean 225/40R18?
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    235 / 35 / 19 2 off avon ZZ3`s
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    Added to list mate
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    yeh 40's sorry.good quote that though
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    ignore lol
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    well if thats each im affraid they are well off the mark I can get them for £94 each delivered.

    If its a pair :) but I doubt it :(

    cheers for trying
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    Where is that from, maybe I can tap them up?!
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    thanks for the quote, I'm going to have to declare myself out of this group buy im afraid, managed to get 4 tyres from a local place yesturday, paid slightly more than the price you got but had to get them asap...

    Cheers
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    I take it that is each?
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    Yeah I assume so!

    I have mailed a couple of other companies now I have an idea of quantity, as those prices aren't great by all accounts.

    I'll keep at it guys!
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    thankyou very much for your efforts mate. really good of you
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    Yeah cheers for the hardworking bud.
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    Well done mate for trying. However for the amount of people you have got on that list I was expecting better prices!
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    I have tried another stockist, awaiting to hear back from them
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    Yeah but they aren't all the same so not bulk buying,any discount is the profit
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    im guessing thats not including delivery. but good price for me!
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    2 x conti sport contact 3 or contact 2 at 235/40/18 95Y XL PLEASE
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    Sorry Chris, camskill still beat the GB im afraid mate, for me. It's appreciated though mate!
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    toyo proxies 225/45/17
    falken fk452 225/45/17

    Cheers
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