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Old 6th December 2014, 20:51   #61
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With much reading for last few days and change of tyres is must-to-do now (have already clocked 45k Km's with the stock tyres) - went to Tyrestore today and had a good talk with Deepak. We spoke about my shoe purchase in Oxford street (London) and his experience in Autobahn, Germany. Definitely a non-nonsense guy and if you are interested in extending the automobile topic, he like to have a good conversation with you. He managed multiple customer at the same time.

On my preference to upsize (195/60 R15) he recommended - Michelin Primacy 3 ST and quoted 25k - inclusive of WA, WB and Nitro. No charges for C.Card.
My old one gone to trash bin straight. Not a penny more, not a penny less ;(. But then, am not complaining !!!

One thing which I am not sure is - he said Yokohama does not have this size in market. But remember someone mentioning in this forum about its availability. Also, the only alternative he suggested is 'continental' which am not very confident with.

Am only hoping - with the credibility he/his shop has built so far is still maintained and continue to be.

I do not have complaint on price, but yes - could have liked better comparisons and suggestions (with the latest in market) - than what is there on the shelf/stock !!!

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Old 6th December 2014, 21:46   #62
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One thing which I am not sure is - he said Yokohama does not have this size in market. But remember someone mentioning in this forum about its availability. Also, the only alternative he suggested is 'continental' which am not very confident with.
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Am currently running on the same size 195/60 R15 Yokohamas and recently changed to MRF ZLOs. I bought the yokos around 3 years back and have seen these tyres in tyre shops recently.

Any reason you did not consider the MRFs?
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@TorqMaster - i asked for 'Earth1'. May be that was not available. Assume - yours is A-drive.

No specific reason for not considering MRF. I was leaning towards Yokohama / Michelin. And was relying more on deepak's knowledge than mine
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I had been to tyrestore today to get new tyres for my S-cross and the experience was good. BHPian ARD1955 recommended this place and he's been buying tyres from here for generations, he got new tyres for his Alto as well along with me. Deepak & his dad Mr. Loon Chand are very friendly, forthcoming & knowledgeable when it comes to tyres. I got Michelin Primacy 4 for 8,300INR/tyre(including installation/WA/WB). Tyres were manufactured in Nov'18. I did not want to go to Lal's after getting multiple negative feedback about their arrogance and workmanship.

There was absolutely no room for any negotiation and no buy back of the old tyres. While I did not save any money, the quality of work done, the well trained work force & the state of the art equipment is worth the premium.

Abhi's Alto with new footwear
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