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Old 12-17-2011, 07:18 AM   #1
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Which Brand of Tyre to choose ?

Just hit 25000 kms and noticed that I need two front tyres pretty soon (courtesy of Revo Stage 1). Rear tyres have about 40% tread left, but I thought I'd use my December bonus to fork out for a full set of tyres.

Currently have Contis sport contact and I thought they were pretty good. Does anyone have experience with other brands or a particular brand preference. Heard Goodyear F1 Asymmetrics were excellent. Thoughts ?
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:15 AM   #2
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Yeah I'd go for the F1 Asymmetric or Michelin Pilot Sport 3. Freakin expensive though.
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:06 AM   #3
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Thanks for the advice bro. I heard the F1A is pretty good but my question is: Is it worth the extra cash? I am inclined to just settle for conti's again. Hope someone has some experience and can shed more light on the topic.
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:49 AM   #4
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I dont see anything wrong with the Hankook Ventus V12, I will be going that route when it is time to replace mine.
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:06 AM   #5
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Thanks for the advice bro. I heard the F1A is pretty good but my question is: Is it worth the extra cash? I am inclined to just settle for conti's again. Hope someone has some experience and can shed more light on the topic.
I had Conti SC2's on my GTI 4, Audi A4, Audi A3 and now GTI and have never had an issue with them. I see most people moan that they don't handle well and have very soft side walls, but I've never had a bad experience, so might also just stick with them again considering the cost. I don't really want to spend R11k on tires unless it's a massive improvement...

Have also heard pretty good things about the Hankook's that aslam has mentioned.
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:29 AM   #6
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If you want a new 4 piece set you can got for F1A, PS3s or better Pilot Supersport (new model), Ventus are very good also.

It would be cheaper to get just 2 new contis for the front and keep the back as they are at 40%.
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Old 01-06-2012, 12:02 PM   #7
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Michelin Super Sports!
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:11 AM   #8
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Quite happy with the Bridgestone Potenzas that I have one mine, Have conti's on my alfa also pretty good
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:35 AM   #9
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I've got Yokohama S drives on my Golf 6, pretty impressed with them. Had Achilles on my G5, no issues whatsoever.

Be sure to take out tyre insurance from Tiger wheel and Tyre (for example). cost me around R185-00 once off to insure all four tyres. Well worth it on my opinion.
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Old 05-27-2012, 03:25 PM   #10
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There new tyres mad for potholes lol Made by Goodyear, worth a try considering our roads.
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