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Hi anbody had a problem with the handling when the car crosses white lines mine feals vague and un nerving its still on the original continentals that have covered 10,000 miles and have plenty of tread and no signs of tracking probs cheers
 

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QUOTE(Orange Man @ 23 Dec 2009, 09:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Its the tyres contis are rubbish i have got them on 2500 miles of use and i don't like them
did think so dont no what to choose to replace them can feel scary though when overtaking and when on the tar joints on tarmac repairs cheers
 

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As a matter of rule I never accelerate over white lines. Any half powerful car, in my experiance isnt a fan of them. They are also raised slightly which a stiff car like the ST will notice.

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Ive also noticed this on my ST. Im currently running Pirelli P Zero Rosso's.

I put it down tto one of two things -
1. The buckled wheel i currently have which is being replaced on Thur
2. Tram lining caused by the wide tyres with a low profile.

My old Clio 182 run 205/45/16's and never had a sniff of pulling over white lines.
 

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QUOTE(Rustie @ 28 Dec 2009, 02:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Ive also noticed this on my ST. Im currently running Pirelli P Zero Rosso's.

I put it down tto one of two things -
1. The buckled wheel i currently have which is being replaced on Thur
2. Tram lining caused by the wide tyres with a low profile.

My old Clio 182 run 205/45/16's and never had a sniff of pulling over white lines.

i think the tyres will av to go cheers
 

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white lines are alot smoother than the road so tyres slip so your car will twitch going over as the tyres loose and regain grip going over the slippy lines.

never been a fan of conti's
good year eagle assemetric are meet to be the business. ive goodyear excellence and cant fault them either.
 

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QUOTE(Rab ST @ 29 Dec 2009, 12:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>white lines are alot smoother than the road so tyres slip so your car will twitch going over as the tyres loose and regain grip going over the slippy lines.

never been a fan of conti's
good year eagle assemetric are meet to be the business. ive goodyear excellence and cant fault them either.

+1 I've got conti's on the front and good year assemetric on the back this is how the car came but ill deffo be putting the assemetrics on the front too. £115 a corner i think. Not cheap but the way forward
 

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Just put 4 new assymetrics on my ST and they are fabulous, I had goodyear excellene on before that, they were good but not as good as the assys... got mine for £115 fitted each from elite in Essex, or they are doing them for £105 delivered..
 

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Ive always had Toyos on every fastish car ive had they were the 1st thing I brought after buying the ST and think they are brilliant tyres.

When I upgraded to the 19's I was a bit tight and went for the Falkens which aren't bad for the money but there not as good as Toyos
 

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I put a set of Toyo's on my old Corrado once, they were not a patch on the Goodyear F1's I had on it before... Personally I will never put Toyo's on a car again, but lots of people like htem... Tyres are another very personal preference thing...
 

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QUOTE(Russeh @ 6 Jan 2010, 03:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>i dont understand why eveyrone slates the conti's, personally i think there pretty good my only criticism would be the rolling noise is a bit loud

Mainly because they are rubbish in the dry and even worse in the wet! They also didnt exactly last a long time which surprised me as they dont grip well! Ive since had the Toyo T1-Rs and the Falken FK425s which are both vastly superior to the Conti rim protectors, cheaper and longer lasting! In my opinion the Toyos are the better of the two grip wise but not by much!
 

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QUOTE(fishface31a @ 6 Jan 2010, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mainly because they are rubbish in the dry and even worse in the wet! They also didnt exactly last a long time which surprised me as they dont grip well! Ive since had the Toyo T1-Rs and the Falken FK425s which are both vastly superior to the Conti rim protectors, cheaper and longer lasting! In my opinion the Toyos are the better of the two grip wise but not by much!


well ill bare that in mind when it comes round to replacing them, i'm only about 75% through the fronts atm
 

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QUOTE(fishface31a @ 6 Jan 2010, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mainly because they are rubbish in the dry and even worse in the wet! They also didnt exactly last a long time which surprised me as they dont grip well! Ive since had the Toyo T1-Rs and the Falken FK425s which are both vastly superior to the Conti rim protectors, cheaper and longer lasting! In my opinion the Toyos are the better of the two grip wise but not by much!


I went to price new tyres for the car. Looked around and found that people were raving about the michelin PS2's. Got two quotes one from e-tyres they want 600 quid for 4 and they fit they wherever...however ive seen some reviews regarding them using electronic balancing and hows it aint worth a
to any one .

Popped in to kwik fit near work they wanted 800 quid for PS'2... the Guy said i should think about good year efficient grips as they 500 quid for four ... has any one any suggestions or fitted them???
 

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If you want Goodyears , get teh Eagle F1 assymetric, epic tyres, and handling the slow and slush around HUll surprisingly well too.... PS2's can be had for around £130 each fitted... try www.elitedirect.co.uk or www.camskill.co.uk
 
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