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Old 1st February 2008, 16:09   #1
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The original tyres on my RS need to be changed. The tyre is 205/55/R16. I do not wish to upsize. Any suggestions? Also recommend a good dealer in S Delhi or Gurgaon. Thanks.
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Old 1st February 2008, 16:16   #2
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try the yokohama s-drive's.
should be close to 4.6 K per tyre.
very very good.
or also you can try for Michelin's
slightly more expensive. around 5.5 - 6 K per tyre.
both are extremly good.
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This link should give you some direction as well , I am personally inclined towards michelin

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...twear-vrs.html (New footwear for the vRS)
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so many yokohoma fans here ,havent heard about michelin much,look both and decide according to the pattern and then decide.there are so many killer patterns on the yokos
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The original tyres on my RS need to be changed. The tyre is 205/55/R16. I do not wish to upsize. Any suggestions? Also recommend a good dealer in S Delhi or Gurgaon. Thanks.
You own such a beauty!!! Would you mind sharing her pics with us? and is she yellow in colour?
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try the yokohama s-drive's.
should be close to 4.6 K per tyre.
very very good.
or also you can try for Michelin's
slightly more expensive. around 5.5 - 6 K per tyre.
both are extremly good.
Just checked from the sources

S.drive should be around 6.5 K and MIchelin around 8.7K.
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Thanks guys. Between the Yokohama and Michelin which gives better cornering ability and which is quieter. These are the two things I am after.

Jayabusa - my RS is red. Although yellow was my first choice, the family vetoed it. In hindsight, I am glad they did.
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Thanks guys. Between the Yokohama and Michelin which gives better cornering ability and which is quieter. These are the two things I am after.

Jayabusa - my RS is red. Although yellow was my first choice, the family vetoed it. In hindsight, I am glad they did.
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Between the two 205/55 R16 S.drive and MXV8 .
YOKOHAMA S.drive will have better cornering and MICHELIN MXV8 will be quiter.
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hey man , the s drives are definately quiet , much quieter than my ol' G 3 POTENZA s

but i will stick my head out and say that the bridgestones were better and gripper around the bends
S Drive treadwear rating = 300
thats high , so they definitely hit a sweet spot with the S Drives

if your a performance freak try something else - If i were you and i had cash i would go for the
The Potenza S03 is Bridgestone's class-leading ultra high performance tyre.
Featuring Bridgestone's AQ DONUTS II tyre technology, the S03offers drivers ultimate performance on dry and wet roads, as well as a comfortable and quiet ride.

start in 17 inchs , not available here but certain people like MAYBE Viper in Bombay could hook you up with them



or else the YOKOHAMA ADVAN LINE -neova or ADVAN sport [which doesnt seem all that great to me ]

edit : the G 3 s have stopped production hence now i am on 205/55/15 s drives but the G3 s too were Featuring Bridgestone's AQ DONUTS II tyre technology

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Well, i am a dealer for yokohama in delhi and i can definitely tell u the S.Drive 205/55/16 carries an MRP of Rs.6,869 per tire. Have installed S Drives on an MR2 and a Nissan 350Z in the last few days and the performance feedback has been very positive.

Advan Sport only for 17 and 18inches. I run Advan Sport 245/40/18s on my car too. Neovas are not launched in india so far.
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