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Old 11-30-2001, 05:45   #1 (permalink)
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BF Goodrich tyres....

What's everyones opinion on BF Goodrich tyres? I know there's heaps of different sizes but the ones I am looking at are 215/65/14 for an EA Falcon... The sales guy talked em up but I want another opinion....

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I had a few and the ones from 15 -20 years ago were like driving bald tyres in the wet so they've come a long way since then and now they are a good tyre IMO.
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The BFG Profiler G faired quite well in the recent Motor Mag tyre test. Came 3rd from memory.
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As a minor point I run them on my XE, they are T/A's and they are the only ones I could find in 245/50/14.
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I used to run Bridgestone Eagers on the XY, they were a little more expensive than T/As but I'd heard bad things about T/As. One day the front Eagers were getting rather low so I decided (or rather my wallett did) to try some T/As. Big mistake. Nearly crashed the car as I understeered out of the tyre shop driveway in the dry (not going fast or doing anything silly). Decided to give them the benefit of the doubt for a few days but they got no better so I went back to the tyre shop and told him to stick the T/As up his ar*e. he wouldn't refund me because they were now used (already showing signs of wear after only a couple of days) but agreed to do me a discount on a new pair of Eagers.
Saying all this though, that was several years ago and possibly things have changed now.
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