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Author Topic: cheap tyres  (Read 2294 times)

Offline marinabrid

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cheap tyres
« on: November 10, 2016, 10:18:45 PM »
saw these on ebay

any opinions welcome. not a brand ive heard of but cheap for 4 tyres     i then typed them into google and found a few good reviews

« Last Edit: November 10, 2016, 10:21:01 PM by marinabrid »
discount for members and an extra sausage !

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: cheap tyres
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2016, 10:35:45 PM »
Never heard of that brand either.

personally speaking I would avoid brands I have never heard of that are cheap as tyres are the only thing keeping you on the road especially with winter upon us. I would rather spend a bit more for something I can have some confidence in.

Offline joka

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Re: cheap tyres
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2016, 10:22:16 AM »
06 VW Sharan 2.0 TDI Highline Exclusive Edition in Island Gray Pearl LK7X/C9

Offline robc

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Re: cheap tyres
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2016, 12:19:07 PM »
Well I can honestly say I've never hear for "three A tyre!" ive worked as a fitter all my working life, although to be far we do fit some cheaper brands for tyres we use Autogrip. I've had a full set on my mk2 Auto now for the last 12month, an it never let go, yes if I had the founds I would be fitting good years/ Pirelli's ect, but with a growing number of vehicles ive had to be realistic. but one thing  I can say it says in the listing B  for fuel and B for grip....... sorry Chinese tyre manufacturer you cant have both! one well always offset the other

Offline Mirez

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Re: cheap tyres
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2016, 03:41:37 PM »
Ahh but the chinese done care about that soft of thing, I imagine they all have little QC stickers on them as well :D
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Offline actionvin

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Re: cheap tyres
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2016, 07:47:23 PM »

Above is my post on a similar theme back in the summer, The tyres are very impressive 4 months on with no unusual wear, noise or defects. And on a very wet trip to Devon the other day they car was faultless so no complaints from me re cheap tyres. my advice do your research...