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tyres mk3 215/55r16
#1
hi there looking to get new tyres on my bling are the michelin originals worth getting at about £110 fitted or falken or Sailun
215/60R16 99H XL Atrezzo asda fitted £57 !!!
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#2
I'm someone who puts grip ahead of durability. As such, the nicer Falken tyres (912 series) have always been a personal favourite. Interesting to note that Ol' Jeffers - who has a lifetime of engineering experience sorting real world situations, also likes this brand.
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#3
I wouldn't bother with Michelins, their main market is new cars & prices are premium for after market, I think. My original Mchelins started to crack in the tread so I don't even think they are that good. I fitted Avons, much cheaper & they are wearing as well as the Michelins.
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#4
I've already tried many tyres, specially on track.. and Michelins (some of them) really are the best on durability.... On the other hand, i'm with Addo: i prefer good grip instead good durability..

I like a lot Yokohama C-Drive 2 for a normal use.. Plenty of grip and very good in wet conditions..
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#5
Falken good tyre's wet and dry and not a bad price :thumbsup:
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#6
I've just replaced my Michelins with Avon ZV5. they have a higher load index =97 v 93 and a higher spead rating [not that you need that with a Belingo]. Tyre shopper are offering a 10% discount for 4.. so that makes them much cheaper than Michelins, but a bit dearer than budget brands..[cost about £80 per tyre].I've had Avons on my Mazda van for years thay seem very hard wearing and haven't suffered the same ozone cracking as the Michelins of the same age











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#7
Yes, I've had Avon ZV5 on mine for more than 2yrs. 5 from tyreshopper for £93 a corner fitted if I recall, done at local National tyres branch. I will need a new set next yr I guess so I hope the offer is still on. I rotate all 5 around car. First set of Michelins went for 33k miles & present Avons are on 21k miles with 5mm tread still & no cracking. Car will be 6yrs old next yr & I'm hoping for 8yrs before trade in so may go for cheaper set next time.
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#8
i live up on the west coast scotland and get 10k out of my tyres on bling mk2 to get to town is a 45miles round trip with about 200 bends with some sharp corners with speeds of about 40 to 60 ish hard on tyres
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#9
My tyre's.com do some good deal's i've use them with no problem's
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#10
Another happy Avon ZV5 user. Just had another pair fitted, after 30,000 miles they were still legal but having a puncture near the sidewall in one of them I decided to get them both done so save messing about.

I used National Tyres, pre-ordered on-line is cheaper then just turning up and the boys there know how to do the job correctly without destroying the tyre pressure monitoring systems fitted in the wheels.
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