Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 14:26:03 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: 9000CS Tire Selection Help


Johannes wrote: > Pooh Bear wrote: > > > > Valjean wrote: > > > > > I live in the south in a mountainous area. It's often wet but, apart from a > > > bit of stop-start city driving, I mainly use an Interstate that has only > > > moderate curves and grades. I'd like a comfortable tire, too. The owner's > > > manual says it should be "Z"-rated (hard to find, I know), but the Toyos > > > that came with the car when I took it over are "h"-rated ones... > > > > > > I have heard good things about Falkiens. > > > > Well.... the 'speed rating' you mention is entirely up to you. > > I was told that the speed rating must cover the top speed of the car > (manufacturer's data) for passing MOT. Evidently not it seems. I guess since all radial tyres are legal for the national limit, any other sanction would appear to be encouraging speeding. Graham

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