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Old 04 Dec 2006, 06:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Tire suggestion

On my way to work this morning, I hit a big ass piece of debris in the road. It blew my tire out instantly. I called to get prices on a replacement Bridgestone Potenza. The cheapest I could find was $236. My question is:

1.) Should I replace just the one tire and have it be 10k treadwear difference than the other ones?
2.) Buy 4 new tires that are cheaper; and get the wider size that I want?
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Old 04 Dec 2006, 06:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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tough one there bud......bummer about the blow out.......

tyres should be replaced in pairs from what i understand,can effect the 4x4 system......
think i'd go for the cheaper 4 and size required.....
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do you get toyos over there?
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do you get toyos over there?
Yup......
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Old 05 Dec 2006, 12:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Hi Gary,

Good tires the Bridgestone, Just replace the front two mate.
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Old 06 Dec 2006, 09:54 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Hi Gaza
I just bought 4x Toyo T1R for 281 Discount on this site
They seem very good. But it aint stopped raining for the last 3 weeks in Manchester
So I have not pushed them to the limit YET.

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Any special deals for us guys over the pond?
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I just bought 4x Toyo T1R for 281 Discount on this site
They seem very good. But it aint stopped raining for the last 3 weeks in Manchester
So I have not pushed them to the limit YET.

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wow someone recommended Toyo's to me a while back... that sounds like a bloody good price there Kev. Might look at getting some in the new year!
Point me in the right direction please if you would
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wow someone recommended Toyo's to me a while back... that sounds like a bloody good price there Kev. Might look at getting some in the new year!
Point me in the right direction please if you would
I bought them from mytyres link: www.mytyres.co.uk the link on this site does not seem to work. If you order the tyres and then quote your order number to mytyres quoting .Org you get 3%.
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Do you guys know if I use a different tire size on the back it will mess up my drivetrain? The guy at the tire place said that the Subarus are really sensitive to that kind of thing.
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Old 12 Dec 2006, 01:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
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keep all four the same bud.......you'll either end up drifting every bend .......or the arse will overtake the front on braking..........
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