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Tyres Recommendation!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by nu boy, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. nu boy

    nu boy Member

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    Hi guys I want to get some tyres for my a3 and i found a company called tyretrader.com they seem to be the cheapest :o.k:sellers so far and was wondering :think:if any one had heard of them or had bought tyres from them in the past.

    Cheers
     
  2. AndyMac

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    The best way to get cheap tyres is to log on to blackcirlcles.com, choose your tyres, opt for local fitting, make a note of who they recommend locally, then call them direct and they will undercut the black circles quote.
    I've now found a brilliant supplier/fitter 2 miles away - Goodyear F1's at 225/40/18 £109 and 205/55/16's for £67 each all available next day.
    tyretrader.com aren't even that cheap.
     
  3. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Have you tried mytyres.co.uk??

    They are pretty good with decent prices as well....
     
  4. grathies

    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Blimey mate, whos that outta interest?

    Eagle F1s are good, they just wear fairly quickly, Yoko Pradas seem to come highly reccomended too, and I do like my P Zero Nero things
     
  5. doug mk2

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    yoko parada's FTW
     
  6. AndyMac

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    Auto Trade Tyres on 02380-335470
    They're on the small industrial estate behind the old Meridian studios in Soton
     
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    The one where you can pick yourself up a cheap ho on a street corner after about 7pm?! Used to work at Meridian and the sights you'd see trying to drum up business made you feel sick at times. :puke:
     
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    conti sport 2's work for me
     
  10. scott_johnson

    scott_johnson Audiless

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    P Zero rossos / P Zero Neros!!!! or the sport contacts! all good.... I was looking on a site not so long that gave ratings on Wear, speed, handling etc... The toyo proxes t1r came out better than the P Zeros i believe!
     
  11. vrbob

    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    Good Work Andy been looking for a cheap tyre place locally!!

    Might have to look for some new shoes for my car now.
     
  12. phantom

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    Michelin pilot sport 2.

    p
     
  13. HTC

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    Make sure you don't get Falkdens. Awful in the wet!!

    I like your style Andy, gonna give that one a try next time.
     
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    Yeah got to agree with AndyMac on this one. Always try a local dealer they are better at cutting deals than a company on the net. I got a set of Vredstein Ultrac Sessanta on all four shoes for £326 all in. the net cheapest was £80 a corner + delivery. These tyres came second on the Evo test and so far are good value and nice grip when warm.
     
  15. nu boy

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    Thanks Guys For all you suggestions.
     
  16. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    Bracknell Tyres do those for me at 90 a tyre fitted next day delivery if you order before 2pm. Same size toyos at 85.

    I know Micheldever Tyres near Basingstoke do the same price also.
     
  17. AndyMac

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    Used to use Micheldever, but really can't be arsed to go through the queing again, took over an hour last time, and they definately weren't £90 a tyre, £107 IIRC
     
  18. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    Was 6 months ago when i got mine.

    You queue for about 1.5 hours at bracknell. Money saved is worth it though.
     
  19. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    In fact, just check www.mytyres.co.uk whom Bracknell and Mitcheldever match for me, and they are 97 per GSD3.

    So theres a 40 saving instantly on a full set tyres.

    Both Bracknell and Mitcheldever will fit for the same price as mytyres supply only.
     
  20. buckas

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    ps2's

    10/10 for me
     
  21. S3 Rav

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    ps2's ere aswel:salute:
     
  22. AndyMac

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    Queing and the drive isn't worth a £20 saving as I rarely buy tyres in 4's. My time is slightly more expensive than that, even for a McDonalds employee that equates to over a tenner + fuel.
    Autrotrade tyres are 2 minutes away and take 20 minutes per pair.
     
  23. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    Aye, if you arent close makes no sense.

    By your reasoning as I work down the road and I get tyres fitted in work time, my tyres are in essence, free :)
     
  24. AndyMac

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    Cool, £120 an hour is a decent wage, you must be an Audi technician (or high class hooker)?
     
  25. Dave_Bayern

    Dave_Bayern Slipping at 3.5Krpm

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    Oilfield Services.
     

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