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View Poll Results: Which of the following is cheaper, better and reliable Tyre
Bridgestone Potenza G-III 29 33.33%
Michelin Pilot Preceda 2 34 39.08%
Yokohama S-Drive 24 27.59%
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Old 11th February 2009, 23:47   #16
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^^ +1

If you can afford PP2's nothing like it,Else S-Drive's will make you happy.Most of the tyre's feel good but the difference lie's when you face a situation,When you hit the brake's as a part of your reflex action.
You should try Advan Neovas. The PP2s will seem like MRFs after that.

I think the margin by which the PP2s are better than the S.drives is less than the price difference between them. Hence the S.drives would be a better VFM option. But Michelins still rule wet grip.
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Old 11th February 2009, 23:58   #17
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^^ Over kill for the DDIS is what i have heard.But yes im now addicted to Good set of tyre's.Im really brand conscious now when it come's to tyre's now.Stuck with another expensive addiction
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^^ Over kill for the DDIS is what i have heard.But yes im now addicted to Good set of tyre's.Im really brand conscious now when it come's to tyre's now.Stuck with another expensive addiction

It is, 205 section would be pushing it. Something you could do is stick with PPS ( as you said neovas are an overkill and will slow you down) and pick up D2 coilovers on the forum if you are looking at significantly better handling.Theres a limit to what a tire can do ..
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Old 12th February 2009, 00:10   #19
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^^ Over kill for the DDIS is what i have heard.But yes im now addicted to Good set of tyre's.Im really brand conscious now when it come's to tyre's now.Stuck with another expensive addiction
Just wait till you get addicted to good rims. Phir toh beta...

OT: But a good set of springs is all the Swift needs. Coilovers are a pain to set up without an expert handy.
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Old 12th February 2009, 00:37   #20
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Just wait till you get addicted to good rims. Phir toh beta...

OT: But a good set of springs is all the Swift needs. Coilovers are a pain to set up without an expert handy.
There goes my left over so called ride quality!

Coil over's! any specific one's,Shock's need to be upgraded as well?


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Theres a limit to what a tire can do ..
Get tyre's with more limit so its more fun pushing them to it
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Old 12th February 2009, 01:46   #21
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IMO I would rate the tyres in the follwing order:

1. PP2
2. S-Drive
3. GIII

Most of you won't be surprised by this rating as I've repeated the same ample times before. But I've to agree with Akshay that the S-Drive's are excellent VFM especially in sizes of 16" & above where the PP2's become almost too expensive to justify.

But both the PP2's & S-Drive's offer an excellent compromise between performance & daily usability that extreme tyres like Advan Neova's do not offer. They are simply too aggressive & quick wearing for most people.

And please, avoid the GIII's unless you have no other option.

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These three tires have some major fan following!The Hankook Ventus RS-2 is another VFM option aimed squarely at the s-drives.Very very nice tires , but then I've said that a little to often.
I've heard good things about them too but availability is a major issue.
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Old 12th February 2009, 21:07   #22
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Get tyre's with more limit so its more fun pushing them to it

But then you will end up with such a soft compound tire that its going to slow you down and wear out before you even realise.

Hence I spoke of suspension.
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Crrently driving with GIII in Civic. No Noise, braking is good, comfort little bumby due to hard. By next week will have status of this tyres I am driving about 3k KM.
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Move over AD07 now the AD08 is out.

the new ADVAN NEOVA AD08 - Track Tested - evolutionm.net

Review: Yokohama Advan Neova AD08
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Coil over's! any specific one's,Shock's need to be upgraded as well?
Coilovers are the "shocks"
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While on this thread, can someone suggest the best tyres for 215/55R16 91V?

I am currently looking at replacing my Octavia tyres which are Bridgestone POTENZA GIII. Should I go for GIII again?
try Bridgestone GR80.recently launched in India..good ride comfort & silent tyre
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They were out a while back, .. nikhil said they wont be out until mid 09 and then again they definately wont come to india.
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They were out a while back, .. nikhil said they wont be out until mid 09 and then again they definately wont come to india.
They are coming to India as well.
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They are coming to India as well.
I was misquoted!

They will come but after a time. Jun/July 2009 for other countries. I dont expect them to come to India before nov/dec at the earliest.

I spoke to the company guy. He said he will let me know asap.

Plus, very frankly, I expect India to be the dumping ground for AD07s from other countries. Since we are a third world country, they wont expect us to want the very latest and best. So, we'll have to wait for them to launch it.

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They are coming to India as well.
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I was misquoted!
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Oops sorry for that
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