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What Tyres? 235-40-18 Y

stevehall Aug 3, 2009

  1. stevehall

    stevehall Member VCDS Map User

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    I had the same problem, all four needed to be swapped and had quotes of over 1k.

    I got these and they have been good, very quiet and i have never had a problem with grip in the wet or dry - and every now and again i like to throw it round bends..

    This morning in the now had no real problems with them, never got stuck.

    I have about 6mm left on them now
     
  2. Dazmo

    Dazmo Active Member

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    Where are you lot getting quotes of £1k for 4 tyres?

    www.camskill.co.uk, the vreds are only £90 each!!
     
  3. johnnythepie

    johnnythepie Well-Known Member

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    thanks stevehall.If youve got 255/19/35 tyres then a grand isnt that hard to reach on the tyre sheds such as kwikfit/ats and the other jokers.Ive always used an independant in coventry, brittania tyres, but camskil look really good
     
  4. jaygeezer871

    jaygeezer871 Member

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    Good to hear they are ok in the wet & snow.

    Now all i need to know is what sort of mileage they are lasting for?

    For 2/3's of the price of other premium brands are you only getting 2/3's of the mileage, eg contis 15k miles = £150 per tyre, Vredestein's 10k mlies for £100 per tyre???
     
  5. razza1

    razza1 Well-Known Member

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    Just got some Goodyear F1's brand new off ebay for £124 each delivered :)

    elitedirect.com is their site
     
  6. chrisru

    chrisru New Member

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    My 235/45R17 97Y GoodYear F1 ASYMMETRIC XL which I got fitted a week ago were £119 each including fitting from event-tyres.co.uk - I've used them a number of times and always found their fitting service at home or work really useful. I got a discount for 4, the price for an individual tyre is £125.13

    Chris
     
  7. stevehall

    stevehall Member VCDS Map User

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    I did not note down my mileage when i had them fitted, and i am gutted that i did not do it.

    But i can have a guess at mileage, i do about 40k a year, and got them in august? so had them 4 months, so i guess it will be about 13-15k they have done, and from my service i have 5mm left.
     
  8. razza1

    razza1 Well-Known Member

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    £153 a tyre for 18inch, not much cheaper than other mobile services out there to be honest. It will only cost me £9 a tyre to fit, so £133 a tyre and only a 5min drive to get fitted...£40 saving on two tyres...
     

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