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#1 (permalink) Old 04-16-2006, 09:04 PM
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Tyre Change

Well as of yesterday i blew one of my fairly new Potenza Tyres..
And to be honest i am glad, gives me a reason to finally get those Pieces of Sh*t off my car.

My question here is, my car is running 225/45/17 all round, but i would like to run 235/45/17 on the rear.

My rims width is 8" i presume well it has a marking on them called 17 x 8JJ

The tyres i am looking at are
Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 235/45/17 Tyres! SS VY BMW R33

Firstly am i right, can i fight 235 on 8"
and Secondly i have heard a good rep on these tyres, would everyone else agree


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wow.. those tires look nice... fairly cheap too...

on your questions... yes.. u can run 235's on the rear... i have 235s all around.. on my 8inch rims

i know goodyear is known to have good all season tires... don't know much about there summer tires...

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Im aussie, so i know nothing about winter... If we get a frost here on our lawn its a cold day :P

and thanks heaps, just needed confirmation on if the 8" rims would fit them
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I'm just in the market now for some new boots myself - I would be interested in your experience with those GY Eagles.... Thanks a bunch!

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They are on, and they are awesome in the wet, loosing traction requires a fair bit more boot into the accelerator.

Pirelli p6000 = V Good
Potenza = V Shit
Goodyear Eagle gs-d3 = better in wet than pirelli but not quite as good in dry "Also they are a directional tyre"
But they are plenty cheaper

So yeah i recommend them
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i'm running Michelin Pilot Sport A/S. and it is a night and day difference. i had the goodyear F1 and didn't like them as much because they broke loose with out warning. How ever they handle fairly well in the rain. My Michelins though... WOW they stick in all types of wheather. with asc off my car barely chirps the tires power shifting from 1st to second. AMAZING TIRES!!!
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How are the Pilot Sports for sound? Are they quiet or noisy? (I find my Toyo Proxies rather noisy..) And are they directional? I thought Z rated tyres always were, but I don't see it mentioned in this listing...
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OMG, changing from Bridgestone Potenza's to Goodyear's...

Dude, honoustly, you're going the other way around.

I have the Potenza S-02 Pole Position's, but damn, they have more grip with the car than me in my seat!!

Weither it's dry or wet, so I'm quite stunned you're so unsatisfied with your potenza's

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Potenza = POS
I liked the pirelli / Continental Setup most of all though..

Ill try michellin Next
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POS? Piece of shit? I'm dutch, help me out here..

What problems do you encounter.. I'm just curious

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POS = Piece of Sh*t

The innerwall Blew after approx 10,000 k's

There wet grip was not sufficient, nor did i find there dry grip sufficient
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And which model specific?

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I'm a fan of the Kumho STPs... they are newer... but I think you made a good choice.

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vwk if i didnt put them on the bombfire id check :P
Best place for them
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