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    Looking for a set a tyres..... Opinions plz

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for a set of 195/45/16's to go on my deep dish Borbet A's.

    I've narrowed it down to Toyo Proxes TR1's at 50.99 a corner or the Nankang NS2's at 39.99 a corner.

    What would people go for? Oh I take it that profile tyre would be fine on the Borbets as that's what's on there now.

    Thanks in advance

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    Looking for a set a tyres..... Opinions plz

    Go for Toyos. Are a lot better than nankangs and in this case not much more expensive

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    Looking for a set a tyres..... Opinions plz

    Neither. Conti for 60 a corner. Camskill
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    Re: Looking for a set a tyres..... Opinions plz

    Ns2 s ive not had any problems and run all round and sticks like glue now

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    Toyos are soft as shit in my experience. Falkens would be a safe bet, or Contis as above. Nankangs rarely have a bad word spoken about them
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale69 View Post
    Go for Toyos. Are a lot better than nankangs and in this case not much more expensive
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    Considering the price difference isn't that much you may as well get the better tyre.

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    When I was looking at new tyres a little while ago I was told (by the tyre fitter) I would shread Toyo's with a RWD car as there very soft. For my summer wheels I went with Falken FK452's, I wont be going for these again I dont think, they are average but not great. On my winter wheels I've got Pirelli P Zero Rosso and they stick like shit to a bed sheet in my experience. Cant fault them, well a little on the price.

    Maybe it would be worth going for 2 pairs of tyres, so say Toyo's on the rear Nankangs on the front, 1000 miles with each set on front and rear, see what you feel confortable with and wear the crap set out first then buy more of the nice set? I know its not the done thing to do mixing tyres but not too bad front to back. Just a thought

    I'm pretty sure Hancook are remoulds of conti sports so maybe worth a look......

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    No experience on an E36 but the E46 will throw a massive hissy if you mix tyres front to rear so I wouldn't advise that
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    Quote Originally Posted by cforehead View Post
    No experience on an E36 but the E46 will throw a massive hissy if you mix tyres front to rear so I wouldn't advise that
    I've never mixed tyres on my 46, just bit the bullet and plunged in and went for 4 tyres. As like you I've not experienced the E36. Just thought it may be a good option........even though its not 'the done thing'

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    massive hissy
    Car stomps it tyres and sulks off back to the garage
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