Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 10:06:12 GMT
Subject: Re: Recommended Tyres For 1989 900 Turbo 16V 5 door hatch?

In article <78c38r$qj1$>, "John Mason" <> wrote: > Could anyone tell me what Saab recommends for the tyres. I am picking up my > 900 next week and the dealer has promised to put on two new tyres on the > back. However, they were going to put on unbranded types (there are > Pirellis at present. Anyone know the make / model of tyres should be? > > Thanks > > John > AFAIK and according to my local dealer the tires should be one of the following; 1) Pirelli P6000 2) Goodyear nct2/nct3 (now replaced by "ventura") 3) Michelin mxv. If you punch in SAAB 900 on michelin's web site they give you a nice list of their recomended mounts. Interestingly apart from 195-60x15 they also list 205-60x15. This is an interesting size upgrade which is worth considering. Avoid fitting 195-65x15! I have them on the back of mine and they rub on the big bumps. Also note that the tire models and ranges can be different in the USA as to Europe, a good example is Goodyear. NJH. -----------== Posted via Deja News, The Discussion Network ==---------- Search, Read, Discuss, or Start Your Own

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