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Old 27th December 2007, 23:27   #76
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Default Goodyear GPS2 fitted without tubes, okay ???

Had OE JK 155/80 R13s (that lasted 87K !!!) on my 1999 Esteem, fairly okay grip but noisy. Was planning on picking up Bridgestone 175/70 R13s for Rs.2700/- each but got an amazing deal on Goodyear GPS2 at Rs.2000/-

This is my first car and first tyre change, according to my observation, tyres are quieter and grip is average. Since I haven't as much experience as the others on t-bhp, I was hoping for more feedback from people who have used this tyre.

Also the dealer as well as Vijay Alignment in Blr said it was ok to fit these normally tubed tyres to my HR mags WITHOUT TUBES, and I have done so. Is this ok guys ??? Please advise.

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Old 28th December 2007, 13:10   #77
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@dragonlord: It is not advisable to run it without tubes because it may result in reduction of air pressure quite often. Check your tyre pressure often.

Got a set of Michelin Energy XM1+ 185/65/R14 few days back for the OHC. It is pretty good in the comfort department - very less tyre noise and since it is 185 section, steering doesn't feel hard (so says dad). The only thing it lacks is the drool tread pattern of the ES100, which was used on the car previously (195/60/14).

I know the right upsize would have been 185/60 but I needed more ground clearance. Now the increase is 21mm over the stock size, is it ok??

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Old 30th December 2007, 12:34   #78
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Default Michelin LTX

235/75R15 A/T Tubeless, with the front end resting on the bumpstop and the rear end fully extended.



The Michelins are much better than my previous H/T tyres off-road.
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Default Palio upsize

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Another bangy bhp'ian fell prey to the S-drives. A pic' of his cars tyre.

1) Tyre : Yokohama S-drive.
2) Recommendation/Review : Brilliant set of tyres. Noise aint too high and the ride isnt hard with the 50 profiles.

I have driven my car around quite a bit since I got these and they simply are splendid. The car feels glued to the road while doing high speeds and while taking corners there's no squeal of any kind.

Recommended if you cant afford the Bridgestones or chewing gums(Neova's).




PS : Bhishma I hope you dont have problems me posting a pic of your alloy.

Hi,

I am looking for an upsize for my Plaio GTX. Do we get the ones mentioned above in 195/60/R14? How much do they cost?
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I am looking for an upsize for my Plaio GTX. Do we get the ones mentioned above in 195/60/R14? How much do they cost?
S drives are not available in that size.
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Get 195/60-14 Michelin PPs. Fantastic tyres.
S drives dont come in 195/60-14.
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Default michelin energy xm1+

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@dragonlord: It is not advisable to run it without tubes because it may result in reduction of air pressure quite often. Check your tyre pressure often.

Got a set of Michelin Energy XM1+ 185/65/R14 few days back for the OHC. It is pretty good in the comfort department - very less tyre noise and since it is 185 section, steering doesn't feel hard (so says dad). The only thing it lacks is the drool tread pattern of the ES100, which was used on the car previously (195/60/14).

I know the right upsize would have been 185/60 but I needed more ground clearance. Now the increase is 21mm over the stock size, is it ok??
hi hyper123, how much did u get the xm1+ for & are they available in 185/60/14 or not - would also like to know about ur alloys (make,pcd,offset & price)
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Default Re: Tyres & their Various Tread Patterns

Sorry about reviving such an old thread, but which tyres have a tread pattern that looks something like this:

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Here the outermost two lines are the edges of the tyre, and the inner two parallel lines are grooves, along with the 'x'es.

I thought these were A-drives, but it seems that A drives are different
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