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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 14th October 2004, 17:18   #31
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Anush ,

pics boy pics !! post some pics of ur car asap pal

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Old 14th October 2004, 19:51   #32
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Definitely.. will take some pics and post it.
And abt the tyres.. they look a lil worn but not too bad.. there is an absolutely pristine , unused stepney though.
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Old 15th October 2004, 22:15   #33
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Quote[/b] ] Horrible in terms of grip but very good for handling.
What?

Anush, Congratulations. Welcome to the Vtec club!

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Old 15th October 2004, 22:52   #34
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Haha, ok, clarification... my own experience of the S322s versus other OEM tyres.

Yup, i stand by it. My matiz ran them for 35,000 kms. Seemed ok, but i think the michelins do much better in terms of grip and handling.

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Old 18th October 2004, 18:50   #35
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I got a set of michelin pilot preceda for my fiat petra. They are definitely quieter than the goodyear tubed ones, but i'm not too sure about ride quality.. may be once they are run-in after 100 or so kms it will improve. If it dosen't then it would be a waste of money (about 3900 Rs per tyre) for normal sedans.
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Quote[/b] (Revvmaster @ Oct. 13 2004,12:53)]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.
I found a front b'stone tyre with a huge bulge on the inner sidewall. Have driven my zen over rough roads really fast but never had such a problem on MRF tyres

Am switching tyres hopeflly this weekend
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Quote[/b] (ajmat @ Oct. 20 2004,11:59)]I found a front b'stone tyre with a huge bulge on the inner sidewall.
Hey Ajmat,

About the buldge on the sidewall check out this link for further info...incase urs is similar.

cya
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Old 17th November 2004, 00:53   #38
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Yup, another Vtec in Hubli had this problem too. The driver told me that this happened after he drove the car over really bad roads.

I must be really lucky to have none of these probs even after driving the vtec in the worst possible conditions. Tire wear on the S322 is awesome, 45K kms of hard driving and they still have enuf tread for another year atleast.

But don't worry, i've seen Goodyears and MRFs with the same problem. So it's a not a prob with the tyre, it's the conditions we drive in.

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Old 26th November 2004, 16:42   #39
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it's bf goodrich for me..make excellent high performance tyres as well as off road tyres...big rage in the tata sierra's once upona time ..now a terracan or endeavour will be simply awesome wit them on it
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Old 25th August 2005, 13:37   #40
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Cool Which is the best tyre

There has not been any poll on which is the best tyre for the prespective buyers. Since I bought tyres based on the advise I got from this site, thus I am taking the initiative to create a poll for the best tyres. Please consider all factors starting from looks, performance, comfort and value for money. Only the tyre that excels in most departments should be your choice. For example Bridgestone Potenza GIII is a great performance tyre at good value but lacks the look. The Michelin tyres are great in looks and performance but are a tad too expensive. So this poll is for the tyre which excels in most departments. This being sad....
Let the poll begin.....
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Old 25th August 2005, 20:05   #41
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Exclamation tired tyres

i think federal are coming up with some unique tires for SUV's...wait n watch...its expanding
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Old 25th August 2005, 20:11   #42
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I bought Bridgestone Potenza GIII the same way as you. But apart from the looks aspect as compared to Eagle F1s, I really feel they are good enough in all other aspects and don't regret the purchase at all....

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The best looking tyre should be the Goodyear Eagle F1's and they have a decent performance too, making it my tyre choice
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Good looks, you can't beat Yokohamas, even the car bible web site admits it:

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There are hundreds if not thousands of tyre tread patterns available. The actual pattern itself is a mix of functionality and aesthetics. Companies like Yokohama specialise in high performance tyres with good-looking tread patterns. Believe it or not, the look of the pattern is very important. People want to be safe with their new tyres, but there's a vanity element to them too. For example, in the following comparison, which would you prefer to have on your car?

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Old 26th August 2005, 00:36   #45
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I have used both Good yr eagle f1 and potenza GIII , Potenza was far far better in terms of grip and braking !

i think the tyre is the most vital part in any vehicle, where performance shld be given more prirority than looks!
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