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Old 23rd May 2009, 08:13   #16
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Thats very nice.
I had bridgestone's in my accent aqnd they lasted for 60k kms and I thought that I accomplished a big feat

Good going Gaurav!!!!
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Thats good news. I heard Michelins wear out faster because of its soft sidewalls.

My car is on Michelins for last 30K km. Still lots of thread remains and looks new. Lets see how much more can I manage!!

I feel R/B/A every 5K km plays a big role in tyre longivity.

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Thats good news. I heard Michelins wear out faster because of its soft sidewalls.

My car is on Michelins for last 30K km. Still lots of thread remains and looks new. Lets see how much more can I manage!!

I feel R/B/A every 5K km plays a big role in tyre longivity.

Abhi
Not soft sidewalls but soft tread rubber itself.
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My car is on Michelins for last 30K km. Still lots of thread remains and looks new. Lets see how much more can I manage!!

Abhi
Abhi, my Zen is on 155/65 R13 Michelins for 28K km. Tread is 70% over, thanks to lot of highway drives & hard driving over broken roads. I'll change them after 5K . Dealers have told me that Energy XM +1 are way better than XM 1, but they are not available in this size. Next change for me would be Appolo accelere ( as advised by many ), also I want to increase profile so would go for 155/70 ( though a marginally wrong upsize)
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Neeraj.
155/70-13 is a bit tall for Zen. It might touch. Do check before buying them.
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Yes, I'll check them. but i don't think you ever complained about your's 165/65.
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Yes, I'll check them. but i don't think you ever complained about your's 165/65.
Correct !
But, 155/70-13 is bigger than 165/65-13 in terms of RR(1mm) & Circumference(7mm).
Now, i'm pretty sure it will touch.
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Hain?! The tires on my zen are stock and the guys at M.A.S.S/service centre say there is no need to change as yet. It has done 46K kms now. Long drives being on the NH4 most of the time. Time to change?
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