Lotus Elan

Yawn yawn its tyres again ...... Winter v Summer

PostPost by: elansprint71 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:12 am

fwiw, I have a set of Dunlop Winter tyres for my TT quattro; it sticks like snot to an oven door on the "normal" tyres but on the Winter tyres it can squirm around a fair bit. They only work when the temperature is at it's lower limits for the UK- which is perhaps not a surprise. They have much less grip in the wet than the "normal" tyres no matter what the temperature. Unless global warming makes us have really cold Winters :roll: or you live in a remote snowy place, I don't think they are essential in the UK. I really only bought mine to save my very fancy wheels from being ruined by salt.

I would not even consider buying any for an Elan.
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PostPost by: George4th » Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:22 am

Tyre choice has gone on hold while I sort my wheels :(
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