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Tyres For A Sprint

PostPost by: mark030358 » Fri Apr 15, 2005 8:05 am

Gents,
Getting close to back on the road now.
I need a set of standard tyres and would like opinions on what type and where to get them from (UK).

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PostPost by: types26/36 » Fri Apr 15, 2005 12:01 pm

Mark,
If you use the search facility on this forum you should find some useful info as tyres were descussed in depth a while ago.
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PostPost by: steveww » Fri Apr 15, 2005 3:21 pm

If you fancy spending a bit of money Michelin are producing the the XAS 155x13 FF tyre again. A bit pricey though at GBP100 a corner from the usual specialist suppliers.

For a buget option go for the Uniroyal Ralley 680


Just ordered a set of XAS from Lonstone Tyres @ GBP90+VAT a corner. I will report more once they are fitted. :D
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PostPost by: elan_fan » Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:09 am

I use Firestone 155/80x13 at ?18 a corner they are from tyre4u.com though they have all sorts of makes in the 155x13 size
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PostPost by: cliveyboy » Mon Apr 18, 2005 7:06 am

I fitted Dunlop SP10's to my Sprint.
They were the closest I could get to the originals and cost GBP 25.00 each
They also perform well for the money and are good all weather tyres.
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PostPost by: Matt7c » Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:28 pm

I fitted Dunlop SP30s to my S2. They're just fine and were ?32 a corner fitted and balanced at my local tyre+exhaust shop.
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:08 pm

Gents,
Any thoughts on Dunlop Aquajet tyres?
Anyone have them.

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