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Old 8th April 2005, 01:50   #1
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Default Impressions on Bridgestone B350 (tubeless)

well this aint a review as i dont have much experiences with different tyre brands. its just my views.
2 weeks ago, i changed my stock MRF R13s to Bridgestone 145/70 R13 Donuts.
all i can write is the car overally is acting more responsive. braking has improved. the mileage has gone up by 1kmph(didnt expect this but maybe for the alignment which wasnt done in sometime). the handling has improved by a HUGE margin. the power steering has come back to life. the comfort hasnt changed at all. also added used alloys over my stock steel rims. so overall i am quite satisfied with the new rubber & alloys.
thanks to manson - he knew the owner & got me some good discounts
jesal - for accompanying us taking some pics with his cell
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Old 8th April 2005, 02:53   #2
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Which shop is this ? I'd also like to get discounts please Currently looking out for 13" Certis for the CRDi. (185)
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Hmmm, Bridgestone B350? These must have been the first Donuts to land here. Where are they made? Indian or Japan?

You got any pics of it?

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Hmmm, Bridgestone B350? These must have been the first Donuts to land here. Where are they made? Indian or Japan?

You got any pics of it?

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pics are posted here somewhere i forgot now
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is it this one???????
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Sweet tires.
How much are they for and are they available in 15 inchers?
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yes satya that is the pic jesal took
& lambo im sure you will get these for 15s too
took these pics today -

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they look kool.

lambo ull def get them in 15 "

dude the pics look amazing !!
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Hey guys,
Should i get them put on my lancer?
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Should i get them put on my lancer?
Dude for 15" wheels you might as well go in for Potenzas (RE series or the G series). The S-02 is the best but i dunno if you can get it here and we don't know how they perform on Indian roads.

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What i dislike about potenza is the directional thingi. Isn't there a good high performance tyre which is not directional? Next time i think i will stick to Ducaro maybe?
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Isn't there a good high performance tyre which is not directional?
The directional pattern is what makes these tyres high performance. The tread is desgned to work at 100% efficiency when rotated in the right direction.

Potenzas, Eagle F1s they're all directional tyres.

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I was considering the B350 for my esteem before I settled for the Certis which turned out pretty good.


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What i dislike about potenza is the directional thingi. Isn't there a good high performance tyre which is not directional? Next time i think i will stick to Ducaro maybe?
I got Michelin MXF Sport 195/60 R14's recently for my baleno - and they seem to have plenty of grip and corner and brake nicely - got them for 3750 a piece - some members have warned me about grip in wet conditions though.
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@ satya yes thats the one

@ lambo u get tons of alloys for lancer dont get these in 15 at all. go for delicate design on the lancer and dont go under 15 inch
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I got Michelin MXF Sport 195/60 R14's recently for my baleno
I was told that MXF Sports range had been stopped by Michelin by Saifee tyres in Mumbai. Not that I wanted those tyres but still.
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