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    WARNING : regarding GSI tyres

    Just a warning to all those with GSI's still runing the dunlops they came with or replaced with these

    these tyres have a knowen problem with them breaking up

    i removed my passengers rear to do the suspension and the inside tyre wall had three huge splits in it and a hige crack around about 1/3 of it

    so please please please check your tyres folks

    it was my mate that works in a tyre place says they are well knowen for it
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    Correct. I said this many moons ago, the same thing happened on my Astra Coupe Turbo that had Dunlop SP8000's on it from new.

    Major wearing on the inside of the tyres down to the thread stuff.
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    mine it was on the inside wall

    it could have blowen out at any time
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    After being stuck with dunslops with fleet cars with 2 corsa's and an act. I would safely say when I have the choice I will never buy dunlops, 2 blowouts garbage level of grip and naff wear rates means I defo dont like dunlops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CraigY View Post
    it could have blowen out at any time
    So could mine, I sent mine back to Dunlop and they gave me the value of the tyres back (even though I didnt buy them) so I bought some Toyo Proxes T1-R ... that was back in 2004.
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    Lucky I only have the 1 o/e dunlop left on my GSI rims, strangely its ok still a good few mm's left on it
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    i had the same problem cracked on the inside rim on both rears, but i thought it was to do with the camber of the car as it's been lowered but obviously not!!
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    thats why i had a BIG blow out and when i changed them i went the toyo route

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    Bad news that i wil definately remeber this bit of infomatiom. I was running on pirellies for a while on the rears never stepped out once. I would like to point out i do not own an astra gsi but still valuable info

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