Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 01:36:14 GMT
From: "Paul" <>
Subject: Re: Replacement Tyres for 98 Saab 9-5SE in Oz?

Hi Peter, On 9-Nov-2001, Peter Wilkins <> wrote: > However, for an > extra $20 per tyre, I have been taken by some Yokohama V210's that Bob > Jane > suggested. They are $190 each, look great, have good recommendation for > directional stability, handling and quietness, but may not last quite as > long. They are directional too, so that limits the tyre rotation scheme. > I think I will go for them in the next month or so. Let us know how they go....what about the Continentals and what does 'directional' mean ? The Pirelli's were about $180 each. From memory I was quoted about $280 each for Michelin Pilots of some sort. (I think they were 'H' rated.) I have 15" wheels btw. Re the front-end shake, I took the car back to Bob Jane's and they re-balanced the front wheels and the shake has disappeared. It's nice to drive such a smooth quiet car again. Regards, Paul P.

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