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Post by Kmwiggill » Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:24 pm

Hey guys, newboi

I have 235/35/19 on my 05 MK 5 GTI.
What psi should I be at?

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Post by Nabila » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:57 pm

Hello,

I'm looking to fit new tyres on my MK7-R. it's stock. I've heard Bridgestone is the best? Can anyone advise me on the best suited tyre for my specific car?
I'm looking for 235/35/19

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Post by Nabila » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:58 pm

Hello,

I'm looking to fit new tyres on my MK7-R. it's stock. I've heard Bridgestone is the best? Can anyone advise me on the best suited tyre for my specific car?
I'm looking for 235/35/19

Thanks
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Post by Shaddow » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:31 pm

Nabila wrote:Hello,

I'm looking to fit new tyres on my MK7-R. it's stock. I've heard Bridgestone is the best? Can anyone advise me on the best suited tyre for my specific car?
I'm looking for 235/35/19

Thanks
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Post by HarleyBen » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:39 am

Can you guys suggest me some good quality soft tires for my Toyota Sedan? I currently have 20' size rim tire of Yokohama Db series (top of the line). But although its completely soundless but I am not liking it anymore, only the first 1000 miles were very smooth. I am looking to change it. However, my dad has VW sedan and has Michelin tires installed, very smooth but I don't feel the grip on the road as compared to my tires.
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Post by Le Clue » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:59 pm

Michelin/Pirelli/Contis/Bridgestones...
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Post by HarleyBen » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:09 pm

Le Clue wrote:Michelin/Pirelli/Contis/Bridgestones...


Yup got Michelin installed last week. Superb quality!

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Post by HarleyBen » Thu May 04, 2017 12:17 pm

One thing I noticed in these tyres is, they are quite hard than the Yokohama, I feel little bumps on the road.
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Post by NHB_R » Thu May 04, 2017 1:09 pm

Which Michelins did you get?
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Post by Tabiso » Thu May 18, 2017 3:45 am

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Post by Tabiso » Thu May 18, 2017 3:47 am

Sorry members. I wanted to write the below:

I recently had a problem with my mk5 1.9 Tdi. It just lost power and stopped. Some say it's turbo, others say it's thermostat any advise?.


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Post by amstel18 » Thu May 18, 2017 6:30 am

Tabiso wrote:Sorry members. I wanted to write the below:

I recently had a problem with my mk5 1.9 Tdi. It just lost power and stopped. Some say it's turbo, others say it's thermostat any advise?.


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Post by NHB_R » Thu May 18, 2017 7:18 am

Tabiso, that is quite common on the mk 5 tdi. Have you tried changing your tyre brand to something a little softer?
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Post by Tabiso » Fri May 19, 2017 2:00 pm

NHB_R wrote:Tabiso, that is quite common on the mk 5 tdi. Have you tried changing your tyre brand to something a little softer?
Will try to look into changing the brand. Thanks for the advise.

My apologies for writing where I should' have. It wasn't intentional.


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Post by HarleyBen » Fri May 19, 2017 4:24 pm

NHB_R wrote:Which Michelins did you get?

I believe the one which are designed for benz. Pilot Sport A/S 3+
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Post by Stanfield89 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:04 am

hi guys i need some advice please.
i have a very good offer to buy 17inch RS3 mags fitted with tyres. but the tyre are 225/45R17 with a pcd of 5x115. i what to fit them on my 2003 polo 9n and my pcd is 5x100. i need to know how do i go about this? will adapter work properly and aren't the tyre a bit too big? can i fit 205/40R17? and what are the pros n cons of such a set up?
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Post by Neuk » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:28 am

17" RS3 wheels? I never knew they were even an option on an RS3? And they should be a PCD of 5x112, not 5x115. You'll have to get all the specs of the wheels such as ET, width, etc. to compare to your current setup, it is impossible to say whether they will work or not.
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Post by ace_the_house_cat » Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:52 pm

Shaddow wrote:
Nabila wrote:Hello,

I'm looking to fit new tyres on my MK7-R. it's stock. I've heard Bridgestone is the best? Can anyone advise me on the best suited tyre for my specific car?
I'm looking for 235/35/19

Thanks
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Post by HarleyBen » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:57 pm

NHB_R wrote:Which Michelins did you get?

Oh I missed it. Please tag people on the post for replies. Sorry I was also away. I got Michellin Alpin 5
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Post by Vic321123 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:27 am

Asking anyone who knows about cars and wheel alignment - at a reputable place I bring my car in for wheel alignment, they ask why I'm bringing it in. I say routine but the guy fishes and asks is it pulling to the side, I say, a tiny bit. says maybe I hit a pot hole, we all have hit pot holes. Then while I'm waiting this guy calls me over and says my wheel has moved back and if I take it to VW they will charge 18k but he will do it on the sly for 1k. I mustn't tell front office. I say let me speak to the finance department get back 2 mins later and it's done? I say I don't have money and take his number. Does everyone else also think this is a scam?
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Post by Neuk » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:56 am

Vic321123 wrote:Asking anyone who knows about cars and wheel alignment - at a reputable place I bring my car in for wheel alignment, they ask why I'm bringing it in. I say routine but the guy fishes and asks is it pulling to the side, I say, a tiny bit. says maybe I hit a pot hole, we all have hit pot holes. Then while I'm waiting this guy calls me over and says my wheel has moved back and if I take it to VW they will charge 18k but he will do it on the sly for 1k. I mustn't tell front office. I say let me speak to the finance department get back 2 mins later and it's done? I say I don't have money and take his number. Does everyone else also think this is a scam?
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Post by Le Clue » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:19 am

Currently using ContiSportContact 6’s.... what an excellent tyre.
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Post by Teeh17 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:25 am

Hi, I drive a polo 1.2 tsi trendline which came with 14" rims and I bought 17" mirabeau thst comes optional in a highline. From vw this rims is fitted with a 215/40/R17. My friend says I can also put 205/40/R17, can I? Wjat would you advise? ImageImage

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