Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 07:02:41 -0000
From: MeatballTurbo <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 900 T8 Tyres


In article <BC505638.D4BD%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>, pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk spouted forth into alt.autos.saab... > in article BC505601.D4B9%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk, Paul Halliday at > pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk wrote on 11/02/2004 21:58: > > > in article MPG.1a94643b8cda8cad989ef5nopsam.cis.dfn.de, MeatballTurbo at > > carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com wrote on 11/02/2004 16:10: > > > >> In article <7dcfceb9.0402110617.5be118f9nopsaming.google.com>, saab900 > >> nopsamrmick.com says... > >>> I've had Michelin Primacy 195/50/16 recommended to me - does anyone > >>> have any experience/comments on these tyres or better alternatives? > >>> The car is intended to be tuned to around 190 BHP. > >>> > >> I had cheap mismatched wrong sized tyres on my T16S when I got it. > >> I replaced them with Avon ZV1 195/60R15 V rated. > >> There is a little more noise, and the ride is firmer/bumpier/rattlier > >> because it had 65 profile tyres on previous to me buying it. > > > > I moved off my Avon ZV1s (rear) for Michelin Energy (former fronts) with > > Michelin Primacy on the front. I'm sticking with Michelin for mine. I'd > > always said that Avon made a better tyre, but I've been very impressed my > > Michelin of late. Maybe the T16 has a slightly different weight impression > > on the front, but the T8 runs very nicely on Primacy tyres. > > ... Assuming you get the rotational Aeros the right way round :) > > Paul > > Yeah, they are rotating the right way. :) -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot) http://www.bouncing-czechs.com

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