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View Poll Results: Best set of tyres? - In India.
Goodyear 72 9.13%
Pirelli 35 4.44%
Michelin 256 32.45%
Bridgestone 232 29.40%
Falkens 7 0.89%
BF Goodrich 12 1.52%
Mrf 35 4.44%
Ceat 3 0.38%
Yokohama 111 14.07%
Dunlop 5 0.63%
JK Tyre 5 0.63%
Apollo Tyres 16 2.03%
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Old 16th September 2004, 05:42   #16
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Quote[/b] (killjoy @ Sep. 15 2004,09:27)]michellen on my car but not happy with wet weather performance.
Which model of tyre? (also what car and what size tire...just wondering...)

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Quote[/b] ]I'm pretty happy with them, except for grip in dry weather, that could be the low tyre width spoiling the party. Bridgestone 185/60 R14s should do the trick. Drove a friends Vtec with 195 tyres, my......it just sticks to the road.
Hey Shan2nu, what 195 bridgestones did he have? Tyre compound makes more of a difference than size... and i guess some manufacturers use different rubber from product to product.

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Didn't check the series though. I don't think they were even bridgestones. I think they were "Goodyear", but what grip!!!

NEway, if i meet him next time i'll get all the details, he's abroad right now.

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Old 17th September 2004, 21:36   #18
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Quote[/b] (killjoy @ Sep. 15 2004,09:27)]michellen on my car but not happy with wet weather performance.
Which model of tyre? (also what car and what size tire...just wondering...)
I guess Killjoy must be talking about the Certis cos i had faced the same problem.
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Quote[/b] (GTO @ Sep. 15 2004,14:22)]Bridgestone S-03 Pole Positions. Quite simply the B-E-S-T tyres I have ever come across.

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hey gto

could you post the pics of the tyres on that mondeo, me and my friend went to ask abt these for his skoda

that guy laughed his heart out telling there is no such tyre, he said the tyre with three he has was g 111 potenzas and was trying to force us to buy them for 6 k a tyre!



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Old 17th September 2004, 21:57   #20
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Aadix,these showroom guys are good for nuthin.They are just plain Human Computers.Just feed whatever you want them to say,and they wont budge.They have no valuable knowlegede bout other things apart from that.

Anyways,here`s the pic and the link to it.



http://www.1010tires.com/Bridges....es.html

P.s : Take a print-out of this and show it to him.And visit a tyre shop for more affordable prices.
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Quote[/b] ]that guy laughed his heart out telling there is no such tyre,
Teach him about the internet, then take him to the official Bridgestone site. It will be your turn to laugh then.

I hate it when people dont know their business well. Its the easiest thing in the world.

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Aadix,do update us on wot his reaction was like.
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Quote[/b] (X-Machine @ Sep. 15 2004,21:01)]I would not consider Mrf or Ceat.They are not upto the mark somehow.

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I think the MRF ZVTS and ZVRS( tubeless) are really upto the mark.
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yup x ,will go back to him on monday

but on that site there wasnt any pic ormention of potenza g 111? same tyres?as the thread pattern looks almost the same



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I`m not too sure,but i think the g111 tyres are available in South America.Though the reviews dunt seen that good.
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Hey aadix.....did u get it done??/
And how bout the g111.Are they for real?
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Michelins it is, with Goodyears coming in a close second. Pirellis seem to be apt for Indian conditions according to quite a few experts but i haven't tried them yet!

Certis is a very good vfm tyre. Good grip, reasonably good ride quality and easily one of the best handling in the dry. In the wet they are good, but could be better!

Goodyears have, in general, a very good ride quality and last for a long time. The only problem i have seen and encountered is its beading has a tendency to break everytime you remove the tyre off the rim.

Bridgestones, the less said the better. The economy tyres are a disgrace, especially the standard S322s. Horrible in terms of grip but very good for handling.

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If ride quality was the only criteria, which would be the best tyre available in india ? Goodyear ?
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I bought a VTEC yesterday... the tyres it is running on are Michelin Pilot Preceda 195 ... Seem pretty good.
I was wondering if anyone could tell me if these tyres are good or if i need to change them..
Also was just wondering how much these tyres cost.
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hey anush ,

vtec !! congrats dude awesome car...and awesome tyres too !!

just check that they arent worn out ...use the one rupee coin trick to find out how mucch ur tyres are worn...

these tyres cost 3500 each in bbay

cheers maan

and have fun racing with shantanu !!
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