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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 12th December 2005, 12:00   #91
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Default Dunlop SP Sport / DSST

Recently , I got our Lancer fitted on 205/50/R15 Dunlop SP Sport. Cannot comment on factors like long life etc since they are run only for about 2000kms. But they do provide excellent grip esp on the wet. Experienced this on a recent trip to Tamil Nadu in the rains.Anybody used these before?Comments appreciated.

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Old 12th December 2005, 12:24   #92
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Default Goodyear NCT 5

I have heard from many sources that Goodyear tyres do not last long but then, uuder normal driving conditions (upto 2000 KM/month), it will still last more than a year. In my opinion, it is better to change your tyres if they are more than 2 years old (I was told the typres get stiffer and can develop cracks on the sidewalls/tread).

I changed my OE tyres at 15K and have had Goodyear Eagle Ventura which gives me awesome grip while cornering and one the straights as well.... Goodyear it is... for me.

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Which bridgestones did you have in your car?
S322, I believe? That's the one you get stock.
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There is nothing like a best tyre for me. It depends on too many factors.

Currently running on Dunlop Formula FM901's and they are the best as of now !
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Bridgestone Potenza GIII ,
I am saying this because its tried & tested had driven across india from mumbai to punjab bihar rajasthan banglore chinnai goa
indore delhi, the tyre had run on some of the worst roads (brutally tortured on roads of bihar & rajasthan )& some of the best roads in india(punjab). from low/med speed pothole driven roads to high speed expressway.the tyre performance was far far beyond my expectation. My score 10/10
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There is nothing like a best tyre for me. It depends on too many factors.

Currently running on Dunlop Formula FM901's and they are the best as of now !
Are these directional Tires?How many kms have you driven in with them?
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Are these directional Tires?How many kms have you driven in with them?
Yup these are directional.....I got them in end May this year and have driven around 9,000 kms. 2500 kms of it on highways.

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I have started using the yokohama es 100 ,and trust me guys..AMAZING GRIP..and it has got the looks to match

I have used the Eagle NCT3 and I like them,although the grip aint much to talk about.
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Aren't the Goodyear Eagle NCT 5's assymmetrical too?
The entire Eagle Series is Unidirectional
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Old 17th December 2005, 22:59   #100
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i have got Goodyear GT3 tubeless on 2 months old Getz though i asked for bridgestone.

No issue so far but dont know how these fare against other goodyear models like Eagle series ?? .

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[SIZE=2]Has anyone used the new Dunlops (forgot the exact name, but they're newly released)? The guy from PAL tyres in Lamington Rd. recommended them and said they were better than Potenzas[/SIZE]
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The entire Eagle Series is Unidirectional

Hi,

I beg to differ. The Eagle Venturas are directional.

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Old 22nd January 2006, 11:24   #103
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[SIZE=2]Has anyone used the new Dunlops (forgot the exact name, but they're newly released)? The guy from PAL tyres in Lamington Rd. recommended them and said they were better than Potenzas[/SIZE]
Hi,

Yes I agree the model you are talking about is SP 9000. Drifter has them on his Accent.

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Thanks Viper. He was offering them to me for 3800 per tyre (205/55 R15). Is that a good price?
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Old 22nd January 2006, 14:43   #105
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my choice...bridgestone potenza`s....great piece of rubber....tried nd tested in some of the worst conditions
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