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Old 19th April 2012   #6
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Re: BEST TYRES for SCENIC?

try and avoid Continentals, they give a very smooth ride but the outer tread wears out within 8 - 10k miles.
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try and avoid Continentals, they give a very smooth ride but the outer tread wears out within 8 - 10k miles.
As will all tyres if the car is out of alignment or the tyres run at the wrong pressure. Dismissing Conti's because this unfortunately happened with you is a bit unfair. I've found Barum Bravuris to be a good compromise between price/performance and wear. 64 fitted/balanced and old tyre disposed of is a decent price....see link.

http://www.tyre-shopper.co.uk/ts/sea...de=2055516BA2W
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Re: BEST TYRES for SCENIC?

There are many companies to choose from.

http://ssl.delti.com/cgi-bin/rshop.p...l-Season_Tyres

http://www.tyremen.co.uk/

http://www.valuetyres.co.uk/

http://www.tyretraders.com/tyres_home.aspx

I ordered 4 new tyres from ebay. only in February, and ask the local garage to chuck them on for me, they also fitted 4 new glow plugs I bought from gsf carparts, nice lads, just bought them a few beers from Tesco.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?rt=...p3286.c0.m1539

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Re: BEST TYRES for SCENIC?

When you do have some money it might be well spent here - get the guys WIM guys to do a geometry check at the same time.

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As will all tyres if the car is out of alignment or the tyres run at the wrong pressure. Dismissing Conti's because this unfortunately happened with you is a bit unfair. I've found Barum Bravuris to be a good compromise between price/performance and wear. 64 fitted/balanced and old tyre disposed of is a decent price....see link.

http://www.tyre-shopper.co.uk/ts/sea...de=2055516BA2W
Im running those on my Mondeo and they are a very good tyre, made by continental, no probs with them dry and wet grip is very good wear so far seems very low done 4500miles and they look like new, I have no hesitation in recomending them.
But if you fit new tyres get a four wheel alliingnment check, it will save you money later
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