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Old 04-09-2004, 04:33   #1 (permalink)
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Tyre. whats good

Hello what tyre brand tread pattern is good

What opions have you guys got. i need tyres that are good in the dry and wet as ive got bobjane all rounders 175/70/13 and there good for nothing.
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175/70/13-I bought Uniroyals from Bob Jane. Good in the dry but sh*t in the wet. $59ea what do you expect. Lasted 60,000 km but.
Can u go 205/60/13 instead. My Cortina/Escort Centrelines had Brigestone SF340 Eagers and they looked tough and handled good. Wet was abit dicey too.
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I run 215/65r14 Goodyear Eagle GA Plus on my EA - very good tires grip like anything; give them a try (plus in r13 u should be able to get pretty cheap from kmart tyre and auto center)
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btw the ga plus' are pretty good in the wet, unless u deliberately push them too hard...

probably around $95-100 each from K T&A for r13's.
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Are we specifically discussing 13" tyres for your Escort or any tyre size ???
I thought we wanted tyre brand and tread patterns for 175/70/13 ???

Anyway c if u can fit 185/65/13 or 205/60/13. More grip but watch the guard lip !!!
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