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Old 2nd June 2007, 10:50   #1
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Hey guys...i am posting after a very long time....and i need some help...

i need to change the stock tyres on my corolla... i have no idea which brand to go for.

I am keeping the stock alloys but cant decided between tubeless or tube type tyres...the car is mainly used for commuting only...

shld i stick to the bridgestones or is there something else i shld look for and wat r the aproxx prices??



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Go for tubeless if you can afford it. I own a Corolla and find the stock 195/60 R15 tubeless great. As for changing specs of tyres, why foul with something that works. I heard from somewhere that Bridgestone Potensas (the ones fitted for my 2007 model and I do not know if they are the same as yours) are best for Corolla. Of course, others may have different experiences.
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^^ the corolla comes with potenzas as oem but mine are the tube type....my first choice are those only...but just in case there is something else...

btw whats the cost of tubeless ones?
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Dont know the cost but go for tubeless Bridgestone Potenza.
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i ve got 205 michlin preceda ones dont bother too much with the steering
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i am goin with the potenza's only... gettin them for 4.1k each
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I am keeping the stock alloys but cant decided between tubeless or tube type tyres...the car is mainly used for commuting only...

No offence but did not quite get it - What does that mean ????
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i am goin with the potenza's only... gettin them for 4.1k each
Hope these are Potenza GIII n not Potenza RE88
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^^Potenza RE88 only...

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I am keeping the stock alloys but cant decided between tubeless or tube type tyres...the car is mainly used for commuting only...

No offence but did not quite get it - What does that mean ????
means i wanted a tyre thats optimized for comformt more than performance...
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^^Potenza RE88 only...
I think bridgestone potenza RE88 are for commercial vehicles.
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^^no idea abt commercial vehicles...abt they are available for the corolla..
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I have used Potenza RE88 in my qualis, at that time tyre dealer told that re88 are for commercial vehicles.

Kpzen or iraghava can do some help.
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To me Potenza RE88 are horrible tyres even worse than MRF ZVTS...
It has come as an OE fittment for Accent in the past n now Corolla..Too many issues..

I would suggest u GIIIs if u are performance oriented...
If u need comfort go for Michelin Energy XM1 or Yokohama C drive
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Keep away from the RE88s, get potenza GIII or michelin XM1 or Yokohomas.
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I guess Michelin XM1 should be agreat choice,great on comfort/service life and decently priced.I you're on a budget,the yokohama's would give you all the features of the XM1's at a lower price. Anyone have info on Pirellis ??
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