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Hi  was wondering if you have to change all 4 tyre on a x type or can you change just 2.I have avons at at the mo and they are only 2 years old good treads but already cracked,anyone had better results with another brand please

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hi graham

                I use nangking or bridgestone myself ive always got good mileage out of both brands

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Hi Graham,

 

There was a recent survey on tyres and the top brands surveyed  on the aspects of stopping, noise levels, and fuel usage were Goodyear, followed by Vredestein, a Korean tyre whose name I cannot recall, and then a few other such as Bridgestone and Pirelli.

 

I have never liked Avon as I had sidewall cracks on a motor cycle tyre in 1963!

 

You don't need to change all trees at the same time, but I always change both front tyres at the same time and the rear tyres similarly.

 

I have a local Halfords  ---  just a tiny place  ---  at which the staff have been there for a long time, and they put on a pair of Goodyear tyres [245/40/18 assimetrico XL for £257, which included wheel balancing etc.

 

You can always look at Halfords site which does a great review of each tyre giving the EU scoring levels.

 

I still have Pirellis in the rear as they still have 5mm of tread and are in good condition.

 

Some people do not like Halfords ---  but a lot depends on the service you get.

 

Regards,

 

Peter.

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I have now for the last year or so used a part worn supplier where they are gauranteed at 5mm or more and got hold of Pirellis and Goodyears both priced at £25 a corner balanced and fitted with no issues, which means a full set comes in at £100 and whilst some people will not like the idea of part worn I have not had any issues or problems

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