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Old 12-03-2004, 01:06   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone had any experience with Sime tyres.Tyre place here has em on special for $135 ea.(225-50x16).He says they are better than Hankooks.Any opinions please.P.S I cant afford a real expensive tyre.
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Sime, Hankook, same shyte. That's like saying, my Proton is better than your Daewoo. That still doesn't change the fact that both cars are crap! hehehe

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actually, sime and hankook are made by the same mob AFAIK, so its more like saying my proton is better than your (same vintage) mits lancer.
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Sorry mate, but that is incorrect.
Simes are made in Malaysia, and the company is a part of the Sime Darby Group. Hankooks are Korean, and Hankook is a public company listed on the Korea Stock Exchange. Therefore, not made in the same factory, and the two businesses don't even have a common parent company. That's why I used the Malaysia/Korea analogy.
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slime is a better name for them, they slide like marbles on the wet, they have a good wear factor, Get this Sime tyres used on a cooper s at targa started with 7 mm of tread, and after a week of street thrashing we have 7 mm left. had to fight to keep car on the road.
u get what u pay for, if the tyre is going on a work horse thats driven 1 million miles a week , yer go for it , but on a family or performance car NO NO. u will die or kill some other poor bugger.
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i forgot to say a good cheap tyre that works is nanchang ( spelling)???
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