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Old 6th September 2007, 09:51   #16
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Tyre - MRF ZVTS
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I had them in my zen for four years...Absolutely crappy tyres. They are loudspeakers in terms of road noise but will last a lifetime bcos they are so hard.
Oh tell me about it. I have them on my alto. They make a racket, have absolutely no grip but never show signs of wear. Good fun to slide around in. I don't want to change them cause any other good tyres I won't feel like thrashing them with wheelspins and handbrake turns like these.
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Old 6th September 2007, 23:15   #17
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Tyre - Bridgestone TURANZA ER60
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Old 12th September 2007, 18:39   #18
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Michelin Energy XM1, 185/70 R-14


Smooth ride and good grip and no tire noise. I am very happy with their performance. Good grip on wet surfaces. Recently, was cruising comfortably and confidently at 100kms/hr while it was raining.

Would have felt even better if I would have upgraded to 15 inches.
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Horsepower,
You need to get off those stone from the grooves periodically.
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As you say sir. But is it neccessary?
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Tyre - Bridgestone TURANZA ER60
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The tyres are pretty ok. The ride is nice and soft. The handling is not too bad compared to my older potenza RE88's. The tyres are very heavy and the side beading stone protector makes them look huge.

Tyre noise has gone up a little after one year but need to see if it's tyre noise or wheel bearings.

I would suggest go for these if you go over really bad roads as they can take a lot of beating. For normal city roads the Michelin Energy's are a better buy.

Mileage has gone done by 1.5kmpl since they are heavier and an upsize as well.

Would rate it 7/10.
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As you say sir. But is it neccessary?
Most of the tyre guys recommend it.

v12i1 product focus

Try this link.
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Michelin Pilot Primacy


Pros:
- Low road noise
- Comfort biased tyre with some performance pretensions

Cons:
- Lacking in grip compared to outright performance tyres




Michelin Pilot Preceda 1/2

Pros:
- Fantastic Grip & Braking
- Good in Wet weather
- Low road noise for a performance tyre

Cons:
- Faster wear rate
- Stiff ride due to stiff sidewalls
- Tramlining in wider sizes on bumpy & rutted roads
- Road noise on poor surfaces

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Michelin Energy XM1/MXV8

Pros:
- Fantastic comfort
- Very Low road noise
- Decent wear rate

Cons:
- Grip not as good as performance tyres but the trade-off is fantastic comfort
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Ishan,

Any stuff on Yokohama S.Drives ?
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Any stuff on Yokohama S.Drives ?
Waiting for first hand review from our ace photographer and baleno owner.
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Any stuff on Yokohama S.Drives ?
Good performance tyres & available at good prices too. Would rate them as equals to the Michelin PP range.
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Waiting for first hand review from our ace photographer and baleno owner.

Well, me too. The gent seems to have gone silent of late. Must be enjoying his S.Drives too much.
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We also need to get the yeti to take a snap of his c.drive's and post a review.
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We also need to get the yeti to take a snap of his c.drive's and post a review.
He's already done that here:

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-...c-drive-7.html
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