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Re: tyres

Postby viedcht » November 29th, 2017, 3:40 pm

I find it soft tho... had in my daily and at 30psi (recommended vehicle pressure) it look flat sometimes depending on where I park

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Re: tyres

Postby Jade_Inc. » November 30th, 2017, 12:12 am

The Tyre shop I bought the comforser from told me that ppl complaining about it, how it isn't lasting long... Maybe the newer ones isn't lasting as long

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Re: tyres

Postby X_Factor » November 30th, 2017, 2:52 pm

X_Factor wrote:rocking some chinese "kratos" 280$ installed
impressed thus far....surprisingly quiet, decent grip in the dry

these have about 18000 km since purchased and they still work pretty good for the price paid

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Re: tyres

Postby tr1ad » November 30th, 2017, 11:11 pm

Pit-Crew wrote:So my Focus just hit 2 years and I need to replace the front pair of Continental ContiPremium Contact 2 tyres the car came with. the profile is 215/55R16.

Does anyone have a suggested dealer I can check? Laughlin was a waste of time. I'd rather not spend 1500 a tyre but I want to try to keep it COntinental as the rear tyres still have real life on them.

You wouldn't find that down here ...
Brought in my own

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Re: tyres

Postby 16 cycles » January 5th, 2018, 10:27 pm

https://www.dannymaharajtyres.com/shop- ... ental.aspx

^carries Conti tires...

Also looking for a distributor/dealer for Conti tires...

Tr1ad...What was the process for bringing in?

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Postby X_Factor » January 7th, 2018, 6:12 pm

easiest way is to ship to seabox and let them handle everything
go pay and collect
they charge around 14-15$ a lb

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Re: tyres

Postby 16 cycles » January 8th, 2018, 10:28 am

^tx - dealt with seabox already so comfortable with that...

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Re: tyres

Postby ChristianRD » January 8th, 2018, 5:21 pm

Anyone know's where I can get Roadstone/Nexen N Fera SU4 205/40zr17 tyres in South (Sando & Environs) ?

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Re: tyres

Postby TurboSingh12 » January 13th, 2018, 6:23 pm

Bought a set off Dunlop DZ102 today by Roston in Penal.Paid $650 for one and so far it working good.

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Postby shimon » January 13th, 2018, 6:25 pm

TurboSingh12 wrote:Bought a set off Dunlop DZ102 today by Roston in Penal.Paid $650 for one and so far it working good.

What size you got?

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Re: tyres

Postby TurboSingh12 » January 13th, 2018, 6:30 pm

shimon wrote:
TurboSingh12 wrote:Bought a set off Dunlop DZ102 today by Roston in Penal.Paid $650 for one and so far it working good.

What size you got?

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Re: tyres

Postby shimon » January 13th, 2018, 6:32 pm

Cool

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Re: tyres

Postby Soochi boi » January 14th, 2018, 12:34 am

Don’t know if was asked already but do we get uniroyal tyres down here ......?. Thanks

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Re: tyres

Postby cueball1990 » January 22nd, 2018, 12:30 pm

you cant expect to buy cheaper tyres and expect them to last as long as better known brands. i see alot of people with the mentality of spending 5k on rims or more and 200 on tyres which not making sense. Right now im using Keter Brand tyres and they are working pretty well. they are quiet and have decent grip but i wont expect them to perform like a Michelin or Bridgestone. hadda drive to suit the tyres you can afford :?

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Re: tyres

Postby Ted_v2 » January 27th, 2018, 7:57 am

Im thinking about those keter tires vs some brand name tires, i run 14" tires on both my laurel and lancer.

i already bought two sets, the lancer and the laurel. I find it was strange tho that it barely lasted a year and a half.
My commute was almost 40KM a day, sometimes more but never less.

So its roughly 20,000km in a time frame of 15 months or so and that costed me 350$ a tire, so 1400$ a set.

How much KM you guys get out of a set?

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Re: tyres

Postby X_Factor » January 27th, 2018, 8:36 pm

^ compared to say a recognized brand tire (firestone, bridgestone) which is $600.00 for a 14 inch size
do you think it will be worth it ?

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Re: tyres

Postby Ted_v2 » January 27th, 2018, 11:15 pm

price per KMs are totally diff. Bought some hiflys, saw a couple friends running them. Fit my budget at the moment. Doing some other work on the car right now, The keter wore perfectly tho, no worries about that. Just hit the wore mark on the tires and decided to change them out.

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Re: tyres

Postby cueball1990 » January 29th, 2018, 10:20 am

i bought my keter in november but i barely drive to be honest so they may last me longer than someone who drives on a daily basis. so i will update when i can. i like their performance so far though, they are pretty quiet too

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Re: tyres

Postby kamakazi » January 29th, 2018, 11:56 pm

cueball1990 wrote:you cant expect to buy cheaper tyres and expect them to last as long as better known brands. i see alot of people with the mentality of spending 5k on rims or more and 200 on tyres which not making sense. Right now im using Keter Brand tyres and they are working pretty well. they are quiet and have decent grip but i wont expect them to perform like a Michelin or Bridgestone. hadda drive to suit the tyres you can afford :?
I expect them to last longer given the harder rubber compounds they use... Also
Not everything from a reputable brand is good and everybody tends to prefer certain aspects of a tyre

Grip is first and foremost for me.

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Re: tyres

Postby cryotec » January 30th, 2018, 9:30 am

the type of tyre you use could dampen the noise you hear when you on the road?

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Re: tyres

Postby VexXx Dogg » February 2nd, 2018, 11:02 am

cryotec wrote:the type of tyre you use could dampen the noise you hear when you on the road?


well some tyres are typically noisier than others; and bad suspension can cause poor wear which amplifies noise.

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Re: tyres

Postby X_Factor » February 2nd, 2018, 4:05 pm

Kamus have some decent prices on bridgestone/firestone
14,15 and 16

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Re: tyres

Postby NR8 » February 3rd, 2018, 10:38 am

Dunlop Direzza DZ102 205/55/16... 2 years and 40,000 kms later, still going strong.

Just upgraded to 215/45/17 in same tire. $600 ea @ Balliram in Debe.

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Postby dredman1 » February 3rd, 2018, 3:22 pm

^^^ How are the DZ102s. After that much time and milage I would think you had enough time to give a thorough review.

Heard some bad reviews about them being loud, so-so grip in wet, hoping for better dry grip etc, but those were from fairly new buyers

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Re: tyres

Postby Dave » February 3rd, 2018, 3:53 pm

Most Dunlop's get noisy when wearing out

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Re: tyres

Postby viedcht » February 3rd, 2018, 9:14 pm

^ Especially the 17's

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Re: tyres

Postby cueball1990 » February 5th, 2018, 9:25 am

viedcht wrote:^ Especially the 17's


sister had some issues with the 17 dunlop. cant remember what was the exact name but they shredded pretty bad. shame it still had alot of life left

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Re: tyres

Postby Strugglerzinc » February 5th, 2018, 1:39 pm

I have used 102s for a combined 47k km. They work ok, not as loud as the 101 used to be. In the dry they are fine, even if pushed a bit. In the wet, however, acceleration, corners, moderate to hard braking can all cause them to lose traction.

Yes I know it happens with all tyres. You just need to adjust to the new limits.
Interestingly, NO hydroplaning at all. Standing water at 80km+ like it not even there.
I would recommend as a good option for standard daily driving, given the road hazard warranty.

Getting Sumitomo ZIII at wholesale price so will try those next.

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Re: tyres

Postby A33_VQ35 » February 6th, 2018, 12:06 am

dredman1 wrote:^^^ How are the DZ102s. After that much time and milage I would think you had enough time to give a thorough review.

Heard some bad reviews about them being loud, so-so grip in wet, hoping for better dry grip etc, but those were from fairly new buyers
I have them on some 18"s, I find they loud. Good grip dry, good enough on wet.

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Re: tyres

Postby dredman1 » February 7th, 2018, 1:01 am

Tks for the feedback on the DZ102s.

Concerning the Sumitomo ZIII, I'm on my second set, and I'm quite happy with them for the price.
It's a true summer tyre, and has a surprising amount of grip in the dry.
Have not experienced any hydroplaning in the wet, but when you first hit a puddle of water you do feel a slight tug on the wheel (that's been the case with every tyre I've had, from the ZIII, V12 Evos, and Michelin PS3).
Road noise with the ZIII is pretty good to my ears. Would definitely recommend them if you're looking for a more performance oriented tyre.

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