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Old 19th February 2008, 03:47   #31
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The only ones I could find in the size I require with the V speed rating was the YOKOHAMA AVS ES 100.

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hey man , i dont like the es 100s at all and i believe that they have been replaced with the s drives anyways
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no s-drives haven't replaced s-drives but are an addition to the yokohama's tire range.Though the yokohama avs sport's have been discontinued.
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Old 19th February 2008, 10:13   #33
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Rim Size is 6jx15.
It is stock rims, I thought 6j was the outer limit for 215.
Now I am even more confused as to which ones to get.

The only 16in wheels I have liked are the vRS ones but they are very hard to get. Except at the show room where they are about 12k each, so lets leave that out for now as it really then exceeds my budget.

So whats the best size I can get for this car on these rims....
I currently have 195/65 R15 - 317.25(OD)
205/60 R15 - 313.50 will reduce my side wall height which I dont want, as it will make the ride more harsh
215/60 R15 - 319.50 This wont fit on 6jx15 rim?

Please Help..
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Old 19th February 2008, 12:55   #34
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Nanu - Unfortunately neither Michelin nor Yokohama have any options in 215/60 R15.

As for the alternate sizes, these are the correct upsizes & the options available:

205/65 R15: Michelin Energy MXV8/Michelin Energy XM1+/Yokohama A300/Yokohama A-Drive

205/60 R15: Michelin Energy XM1/BFG G Force Sport/Yokohama ES100

Out of these I would give the BFG a try if you're looking for good grip & performance.
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no s-drives haven't replaced s-drives but are an addition to the yokohama's tire range.Though the yokohama avs sport's have been discontinued.
You probably meant that the S-drives haven't replaced the ES-100's ..

Infact, the ES100 has been discontinued only in certain specific sizes where they have been replaced by the S-drives ..

for e.g. 195/50/15 and 205/50/15 are now only available in the s-drives, earlier they used to come in ES 100 as well ..
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In our market tyres in 60/65 profile are available in ES100 while lower-profiles are in S-Drives.
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Old 19th February 2008, 15:46   #37
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...thanks for the help everyone...
Can someone confirm, that I cant fit 215/60R15 on these rims 6jx15.
As 215/60R15 really seems like a nice size to upgrade to.
The various online tools I have checked say it is ok...

if not, then is 205/60 R15 fine? or will the ride become more harsh compared to 195/65 R15 ?

BFG G Force Sport, Yokohama ES100 can someone help me in the pricing of any of these in 205/60 R15.

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215/60 will lead to a speed/odo error & is avoided at best. As for the ride of the 205/60 compared to the 195/65, there would be a marginal difference at best, if any.
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I think Michelin PP2 comes in 205/60 R15. My car is running on them. Highly recommended.
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Yes, I forgot to mention that, it does come in PP2 also.
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Old 21st February 2008, 15:47   #41
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215/60R15

Seems like I will take this size for my upgrade...
If someone has any reasons why this is not a good upgrade please share your thoughts..

iraghava @ please let me know the options available to me for this size if possible...
Also I dont have an idea of the rates for these tyres, can you please update me on that as well...
Thanks a lot..
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215/60R15

iraghava @ please let me know the options available to me for this size if possible...
Also I dont have an idea of the rates for these tyres, can you please update me on that as well...
Thanks a lot..
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Incase you need to check on price you can call N Mehta and sons, have been going to them since the last couple of years , he also happens to be the authorised dealer for Michelin ..His contact no is 020 24473974
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Old 29th February 2008, 10:53   #43
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Hi..

215/60R15 I am not able to find any tyres in india apart from the [COLOR=#0000ff]Yokohama AVS ES100[/COLOR] of which I just read some complains about in another thread somewhere here...

Now I am left with choosing the Michellin PP2 but the size they have is 205/60R15.

The 205/60R15 has a slightly lower profile than the 195/65R15? Any concrens? My car is already very low on 195/65 as other skoda owners will tell...

Hey Tdi drivers you guys with 15 rims what tyre sizes are you upsizing to..?

Please help
Thanks..
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Old 29th February 2008, 20:58   #44
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215/60R15

iraghava @ please let me know the options available to me for this size if possible...
Nanu, here's my earlier reply to your question:

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Nanu - Unfortunately neither Michelin nor Yokohama have any options in 215/60 R15.

As for the alternate sizes, these are the correct upsizes & the options available:

205/65 R15: Michelin Energy MXV8/Michelin Energy XM1+/Yokohama A300/Yokohama A-Drive

205/60 R15: Michelin Energy XM1/BFG G Force Sport/Yokohama ES100

Out of these I would give the BFG a try if you're looking for good grip & performance.
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The 205/60R15 has a slightly lower profile than the 195/65R15? Any concrens? My car is already very low on 195/65 as other skoda owners will tell...
No, there should be no concerns with that size. If you're still sceptical then I would suggest you go in for 205/65's.
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A one year old thread for reference :

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...twear-vrs.html (New footwear for the vRS)

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