Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 20:07:43 +0000
From: ahewittnopsamline.co.uk (Andy Hewitt)
Subject: Re: Tyre Advice wanted please ?


Paul Hutchings <paul.hutchingsnopsam.co.uk> wrote: > I need to replace the tyres on my 1995 Saab 900i. > The factory fit is, I believe Pirelli P4000, which I can get for around 65 > ($100) fitted. > The equivelent Michelin / Dunlop / Goodyears are similar money. > Should I consider cheaper budget tyres ? I don't want to get very cheap > ones as I'm sure they won't be as quiet or last as long, though at the same > time, I don't want to pay over the odds on something whose benefit I'll > never see. > > Any advice would be much appreciated All those are OK, avoid Goodyears though, they always distort before they wear out. I have always liked Pirellis myself, but also check Uniroyal and Bridgestone - although the bridgestones are usually damn expensive. You do get what you pay for though (with perhaps the exception of the Michelins, where you may well pay a bit for the name). -- ** Andy Hewitt ** http://web.ukonline.co.uk/ahewitt/index.htm Mac PPC, Diversion 600s, Trekky, Volvo 340GL (740 RIP) ** Live to Ride, Ride to work! **

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