I have just replaced a set of Yokahama A539 tyres on my XR6 (225/50 ZR 16).
I found they had a lot of grip (wet & dry) and were reasonably inexpensive (they cost $220-00 ea when i got them).
The only issuethat I had with them was that they were an Assymetrical design (outward facing). After punting hard with them on the track, they scuffed the outer edge and being outward facing, they couldnt be rotated so the outside edge was the inside edge.
Other than that they were a fantastic tyre and great value for money.
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I had the A539's on my old EF Ghia.
I found them to be a great tyre.
As Shane mentioned, the grip is good in all conditions.
But as we know, if you want a good tyre, it costs.
I would have no hesitation putting them on the my XR when the time comes.
Jamie, I got 2 A539's on the front of my car and i think they are great, no complaints here....
I got them from Matthews at campsie which was VERY cheap as well compared to all the places i rang... (16inch for $175 each)...
Need to get 2 more VERY soon for the rear, i'll be getting the A539's......
Jamie, I replaced my dunlop's on my AUII XR8 for the A539's. So far, (5000 km's) they have been great. They don't have the level of noise the Dunlops had, which I only got 30,000 Km's out of , I've heard they may not wear as fast.
Prise wise, for the 235/17 45's they were about $320 fitted.
Also have A539's on my car 225/50/16 and i am extremely happy with them. Grip is not as high as the A510's but the 539's make up for it with ride quality.
But if you want the best, yokohama have the ultimate high performance tyre. AVS DB
At approx $340 a tyre, that is what i will be getting once the current set of tyres wear out. Got 50,000 out of the A510's so it will be a while yet
By then Yoko may have a new tyre out.
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