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Old 1st May 2005, 23:00   #61
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guys which tyre would be best for city conditions?? (Dry)
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bridgestones for daily city use....i think even shantanu will vouch for them
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Just spoke to the tyre guy he told me that the Goodyear GSDIIIs will cost me Rs. 4800 wheras the Bridgestone Potenza GTIII(Is it GIII or GTIII?) will cost me Rs. 3500 wheras the Goodyear Eagle F1s the normal ones not the GSDs will cost me 3100 per peace. I asked him about Silverstone he told me he doesnít keep cheap brands like dunloop, hankok, yokohoma, Silverstone and all. I asked him about the warranty he told me that Goodyears come with a 3 year unconditional warranty wheras the bridgestones donít come even if there is air bubble in tyre, bridgestone wont help you out ***, Also I heard that the Michelins and the Goodyears are softer tyres and they give a msooth ride as opposed to bridgestones which are harder ones and when 40% wear occurs they start producing a harsh noise and you mistake it for car bearing noise. Another tyre guy tells me the Goodyear eagle F1s are very noisy as they donít have tire wind pattern in them. I have been quoted Rs. 3200 for the potenza GIIIs, 2950 for the Eagle F1s and Rs. 3000 for the GSD3( this one is from grey market) No wonder the prices are same for the GSD3s and the Eagle F1. Also I have been told by one dealer that the Goodyear eagles are way superior to the GTIIIs in terms of grip. Thought the potenzas are costlier itís the goodyears which are better.

@ Ice. i want grip but not at the cost of tyre life..

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I asked him about Silverstone he told me he doesnít keep cheap brands like dunloop, hankok, yokohoma, Silverstone and all.
Cheap ploy from the dealer. If he doesn't have them, he discredits them.
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Well Samurai i do agree with you but then its usually the Bridgestone and Goodyears which run the most.
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No wonder the prices are same for the GSD3s and the Eagle F1
What do you mean by that? GSD3 = Eagle F1. How can he sell you the same tyre with a diff name? Unless he means GSD3 and GSD2.

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bridgestones for daily city use....i think even shantanu will vouch for them
The S322s yes, but not the GIIIs. If they were for city use, i'd have never bought them in the first place.

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Well Shaan the GSD3s and Eagle F1 i think GSD1( if that comes) or the GSD2s are at the same price. Since the GSd3s are from the grey market. Mine to is City use so should i not consider the GIIIs.

What about Michelin Pilot precedas where do they stand??
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Just spoke to the dealer final prices for GSd3s is 2800 and GIIIs is 3150. Are they right. Dealer says Bridgestones are better and F1s not running well so Goodyear keeps coming up with newer versions like GSD2/3 et all. What should I finalise help me

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Hey people common i need your help..
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Rudra Sir,

Did use search button and have read all those threads and thats why have decided on 195.60.14s. But since i am a bit too much confused. Some one tells me Eagle F1 are better wheras others say that Bridgestones are the best. I guess i should put 2 og eagles and 2 GIIIS
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well the reason montoya is called "preference" thats why both tires sell or else there would be only one company. sometimes things boil down to YOU making a decision or relying on someone for a decision. when you ask 1500+ people for opinion...how acn you expect one answer.
also read the entire thread and see how many times you have changed your mind.you need to decide its your car...there is more than sufficient information on this topic in this thread as well as many others on this forum
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Hey Ice thanks buddy..
will finalise this sunday after seeing both tyres in person and sitting on them..

Once i finalise i will post the pics and the deal..

Cheers

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So more the number its better. Well which has the longest thread life.
Higher the number means harder the compound and therefore higher thread life........but less grip. Keep in mind grip and threadlife work against each other.
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Higher the number means harder the compound and therefore higher thread life........but less grip. Keep in mind grip and threadlife work against each other.
Thanx Mpower, will keep that in mind when i visit the dealer this sunday
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