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Recommend good tyres?

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  • 07-02-2013 3:14pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 2,076 ✭✭✭


    Hi,

    Need new tyres for my golf and I'm just wondering if anyone can recommend a good brand and type?

    Looking for sound reduction and grip primarily - size is 205/55 R16.

    Thanks


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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,728 ✭✭✭George Dalton


    Something like a Bridgestone Turanza T001 would fit the bill nicely. Top quality tyre and should be available for around €95 per tyre fitted and balanced.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,651 ✭✭✭walus


    Dunlop SP Sport Fast Response is an excellent tyre too: http://www.tyrereviews.co.uk/Tyre/Dunlop/SP-Sport-Fast-Response.htm.

    I have them on my Legacy and next time will be getting the same.

    ”Where’s the revolution? Come on, people you’re letting me down!”



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,076 ✭✭✭PCros


    How much were the Dunlops?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,651 ✭✭✭walus


    PCros wrote: »
    How much were the Dunlops?

    I think I paid about 95 euros fitted per one.

    ”Where’s the revolution? Come on, people you’re letting me down!”



  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,042 ✭✭✭Bpmull


    +1 on the Bridgestone turanzas they are a great tyre for the money.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,003 ✭✭✭veetwin




  • Registered Users Posts: 51,240 ✭✭✭✭bazz26


    Got Hankooks in that size fitted to my dad's Auris a few months back. Paid €75 fitted and balanced per corner, locally. They are an excellent tyre for the money imo.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,728 ✭✭✭George Dalton


    You did very well to get the Hankooks for €75 IMO. We would be €87.50 for them which puts them close to Bridgestone money so we don't bother stocking them.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,919 ✭✭✭enricoh


    u could try this guy, sean mc manus in drogheda, not a million mile from swords. i just copied this off his website:
    205 55 16 Kormoran: €55.00

    Buy any 4 Bridgestone / Pirelli (205 55 16): €300.00

    i had kormoran on a motor before n they were allright, definitely a step up on some of the chinese stuff that wear out in no time


  • Registered Users Posts: 12 Mavv


    I could recommend Vredestein - had them last time on my Mondeo. Very grippy. Now I have Hankooks - I find them good too, but IMO Vredestein grip better.
    Hankook is cheaper.


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