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    215/40/17 tyre reviews...

    Most people seem to have this tyre set up on their astra and it's the setup I'll be going for with my new alloys (when I finally find some) so I wanted a review thread specific to this size (mods-allowing).

    Please post which make and model of tyre you have in this size and how you rate it in the wet\dry etc.

    In my experience, you can have a 16" tyre and 17" tyre but even though they're the same make\model they can be completely different due to the sidewalls etc.
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    i had kumho's. dont get them, theyre shite!i now have pirelli p zero neros on my 19's and they are quality in the dry and ok in the wet.

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    I have scudo's,they also are shocking!Had Yokohama a359's on my cav with a c20 let in it,used to get mega thrape all the time,they performed very well and actually lasted pretty well too!james
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    I have Dunlop SP3000 in 215/45R17, and they're pretty good. They hang on in corners in wet or dry, although they are wearing down a lot quicker than previous Michelin Pilot's.
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    I have Toyo's proxes on handles well, well worth buying

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    Cheers for the reviews... the new wheels I've bought have Goodyear F1 GS-D2's on them so I'm hoping they're as good as the reviews I've heard. I'm guessing they're sticky... they're full of stones in between the grroves lol.
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    that might just mean previous owner had a gravel drive and was too lazy to get them out??

    stones in tread can be the cause of punctures and blowouts!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teejay
    that might just mean previous owner had a gravel drive and was too lazy to get them out??

    stones in tread can be the cause of punctures and blowouts!!
    Very good point... I've got rid of all the stones now anyway though so all will be fine I hope.
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