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Old 16th June 2010, 20:22   #1
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Exclamation "How many kms will my tires do" thread

Sorry if its a repost, i would like to know how many more kms my tires can take before they require replacement

If any other thread does not exist, we can use this thread for others to know the same info.

I specifically want to know:
1. Highway driving on Weekends = ? kms
2. City driving on weekdays = ? kms

Please advice

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Old 16th June 2010, 21:06   #2
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that looks quite bad. you should be able to manage inside city but wouldnt recommend you do those gq drives again on these
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The outer edges look worn out ! Would advise caution in city driving and definitely no-no for highway driving.

Since they are MRF's (stock ?) you should be able to squeeze out some more life from them for the city, overall for safety would advise you to upsize to some better rubber (BS, Michelin, etc) They would compliment your nice alloys too
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that looks quite bad. you should be able to manage inside city but wouldnt recommend you do those gq drives again on these
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The outer edges look worn out ! Would advise caution in city driving and definitely no-no for highway driving.

Since they are MRF's (stock ?) you should be able to squeeze out some more life from them for the city, overall for safety would advise you to upsize to some better rubber (BS, Michelin, etc) They would compliment your nice alloys too
Thanks for the update guys. How many kms can they do in city ??
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@quadra,better wash\clean those tyres,then post the pics,as of now tread is not even visible clearly
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Old 16th June 2010, 21:55   #6
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should be able to do around 3-5k kms before it goes completely bald.
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You could probably drive them in the city for another 5 to 7000km's. Do check all tyres for any internal wire mesh exploding from any ends.
The best way to find out if your tyres are completely worn out is if even without a puncture your tyre needs air refill every once in 5 days. Could take them on the highway too but don't go above 80km/hr and definitely avoid driving on wet terrain.

If you want a cheaper way out then just get the front tyres replaced and you can use the best of the lot for rear tyres.
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@quadra,better wash\clean those tyres,then post the pics,as of now tread is not even visible clearly
I thought that too initially. Some problem with my lappy not detecting the cybershot cam. Will post some clean pics

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should be able to do around 3-5k kms before it goes completely bald.
Thanks, will post some clear pics soon.
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Since its MRF ZVTS, you can use them for another 5K KM. City driving will be fine but you need to be cautious on highways. If possible change them.
How many KM these MRF's have run?
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How old is your car and what is the current odo reading?
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Yup wanted to know , how many Kms. have your tyre done.I know of MRF ZVTS in a ford ikon flair, that did 57K kms and was still good for another 3k Kms of city driving.
Seeing the pics, i would say drive strictly in city limits with those tyres.
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Since its MRF ZVTS, you can use them for another 5K KM. City driving will be fine but you need to be cautious on highways. If possible change them.
How many KM these MRF's have run?
29k

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2007 model, 29k run

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Yup wanted to know , how many Kms. have your tyre done.I know of MRF ZVTS in a ford ikon flair, that did 57K kms and was still good for another 3k Kms of city driving.
Seeing the pics, i would say drive strictly in city limits with those tyres.
Thanks for the advice fordmanchau.
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Usually how many Kms do tyres last if they are rotated properly? I know it would depend on road conditions, driving style etc etc, but can anyone give me a general idea??

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Generally, 30 - 40k kms. Take my eg. I continued on stock tyres till upto about 48 K kms. Then I changed. My wife drives it in the city and me on the highway once every 6 months. I really depends on the brand, the style of driving and road conditions. Frankly, I am sure my tyres would have lasted more if I had not touched the vehicle. But thats not what a T-bhpain does, now does he ?

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27K is too low for the tyres to be in the shape they are in. But yeah, depends on the style of driving and the road conditions.

The Goodyears on my Palio 1.6 (and I have done Mumbai -Pune almost every month + Mumbai - Goa on one occasion) are in much much better shape @31K kms.
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