16 Valve tyre size

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16 Valve tyre size

Post by mat_fenwick » Tue Feb 27, 2007 1:45 pm

Just a quick question - I have ordered 3 195/60 x 14 tyres for my BX which has the phase 1 16v alloys - but then I had a doubt that I had the right size. The car isn't with me so I can't check right now - please could someone put my mind at ease and tell me I am right?

Or let me know if I am wrong so i can phone to re-order...

Incidentally, does £48 inc Vat each sound good for Firestones? I have managed to get them ranging from £35 and £68 each previously but tyre prices seem to go up and down from year to year.

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Post by docchevron » Tue Feb 27, 2007 2:16 pm

Yep, spot on Mat, thats the correct size for a valver.

As for price, well, yeah, they vary alot as you said. I think the cost of a tyre is calculated by the phase of the moon, whether it rained last tuesday, and whether the tyre fitter got laid the night before...

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Post by mat_fenwick » Tue Feb 27, 2007 4:01 pm

Thanks Chris, that's a relief!

Fingers crossed for the MOT tomorrow, after its 8 month rest it will hopefully go back into daily use.

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Post by jeremy » Tue Feb 27, 2007 4:54 pm

For future reference this info is in the drivers handbook - which can be downloaded here - this one is edited to cover petrol and diesels.

http://www.rwbsmith.plus.com/citroen2/