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Topic # 185448 23-Nov-2015 11:50
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As above just looking for a budget brand of tyres to fit a station wagon.

Bridgstone wanted $200 per tyre, I was hoping for closer to quarter that. Car never gets used and never on motorway.

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  Reply # 1433231 23-Nov-2015 12:33
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http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=162&TopicId=185272

1. your post is too vague to give you an answer
2. you need to list the size of tyre you want
3. you need to list what you use the car for
4. you need to list your budget

$50 a tyre for a new tyre you will get absolute rubbish

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  Reply # 1433238 23-Nov-2015 12:39
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While I was going to reply with a sarcastic comment I changed my mind, I would buy the most expensive tire that your budget will allow you to the reason being tires are a safety device not only for you but other road users.

If you can spend an extra $20-30 then do it. Tires just like brakes are an important part of your car and shouldn't be replaced with cheap parts.



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  Reply # 1433239 23-Nov-2015 12:41
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actually i was just after a general recommendation.

$50 tyre, i was clearly being extreme.

can you actually give me quotes if i give you tyre size? awesome. 195/60/15. cheers. look forward to it.

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  Reply # 1433241 23-Nov-2015 12:41
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something around the $80-120 mark would be good.

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  Reply # 1433244 23-Nov-2015 12:47
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Don't buy cheap Chinese ones. I had some, great on the dry. When wet literally tip toeing on ice. Skidded time and again with no warning.

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  Reply # 1433247 23-Nov-2015 12:49
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here is a ball park for tyres
http://www.hyperdrive.co.nz/product/tyres/122/tyresearch?plateNumber=&AltTyre=&PlateSearch=true&width=3775&profile=4645&rim=4814&widthrear=&profilerear=&rimrear=&brand=&OrderBy=1

bridgestone are doing 4 for the price of 3 at the moment so a set of supercats should come in in your budget

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  Reply # 1433249 23-Nov-2015 12:50
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Perhaps try Tony's? http://www.tonystyreservice.co.nz/



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  Reply # 1433276 23-Nov-2015 13:31
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Jase2985: here is a ball park for tyres

bridgestone are doing 4 for the price of 3 at the moment so a set of supercats should come in in your budget


i rang bridgestone and the lady on the phone said the cheapest tyre they do is $200 so with the 3 for 4 it was $600. :-(

i agree about the cheap cheaps, the altenza and achilles 122's arent bad though. I also thing the goodyear optilife are a good value tyre.

still if i could get bridgestones for those prices i would.



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  Reply # 1433281 23-Nov-2015 13:37
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these look good Pirelli Centurato

http://www.hyperdrive.co.nz/product/car/126/p1-cinturato/188804/detail?associated=1099452%2C

Thanks Jase, you delivered on your implied promise of prices.

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  Reply # 1433283 23-Nov-2015 13:45
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that was just to give you an indication of prices, other places could do them cheaper.

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  Reply # 1433285 23-Nov-2015 13:50
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I've been happy with GT Radial Champiro on my wagon, short commute and weekend trips.
Found Supercats very poor in the past.

Consumer do some tyre testing and recommendations.




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  Reply # 1433288 23-Nov-2015 13:54
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its a shame the super cats arent listed.

whats funny is they currently have those nexens on them and they lasted over 60kkm. definitely not a racing tyre or a wet tyre though.



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  Reply # 1433301 23-Nov-2015 14:15
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i see it says the P1 pirelli is for city and compact cars, its a wagon, so that rules that one out



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  Reply # 1433330 23-Nov-2015 14:36
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i got a quote of $120 for the supercats



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  Reply # 1433357 23-Nov-2015 15:34
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Any thoughts on the reality behind these ecopia fuel efficient tyres?

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