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Old 17th June 2010, 11:26   #31
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What did he show you? I mean which brand and which make? Was it Nexen?...
No it was some philipino brand, something called westnik or so, never heard of it. But the sample was not impressive at all.
Btw, Nexen has some decent reviews in one land rover forum i found. Any more details on it? And is it the latest brand people are stocking?

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No it was some philipino brand, something called westnik or so, never heard of it. But the sample was not impressive at all.
Btw, Nexen has some decent reviews in one land rover forum i found. Any more details on it? And is it the latest brand people are stocking?

Oops! I think he has gone a bit overboard with trying to find cheap tyres to sell. GT and Nexen both have good reviews on Australian Offroad forums.

Ask Rahul (Rhandle), he may know some sources for MT tyres.

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hi experts. i'm looking at changing the tyres of my gypsy. is there any point in considering the stock f78/15 (ceat/mrf) that originally come with a gypsy or straightaway go in for the radials (215/75r)?
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I am no guru/expert.

F78 tyres are quite poor for on road driving, however they are decent off-road.

Change to All-Terrian tyres if you are planning on using the Gypsy for both off and on road. Some of the good makes are BF Goodrich, Yokohama for foreign brands and MRF Wanderer, Apollo Hawkz, Continental, etc. for Desi brands.

215/75 R15 is the best size for Gypsy.

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I am no guru/expert.

F78 tyres are quite poor for on road driving, however they are decent off-road.

Change to All-Terrian tyres if you are planning on using the Gypsy for both off and on road. Some of the good makes are BF Goodrich, Yokohama for foreign brands and MRF Wanderer, Apollo Hawkz, Continental, etc. for Desi brands.

215/75 R15 is the best size for Gypsy.

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Thanks a lot, Ankit. So, i'll go in for raidals!
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Try Michelin ATX..235/75 R15. They are good ON road / OFF road..
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Try Michelin ATX..235/75 R15. They are good ON road / OFF road..
I suggest Michellin ATX only if you can get the older Tread Pattern like on GTOs classic. The latest ones available (ATX2) is more a road biased tire. It is a shame to call it AT !
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