WANTED - 4x tyres

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WANTED - 4x tyres

Post by saintjamesy89 »

Hi folks, I'm looking for a decent MOT ready set of tyres (part worn/cheap!) for my French MK1 TRS. I was looking for TRX's until I saw the price! I'm in Somerset but will travel.

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Re: WANTED - 4x tyres

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It depends on what size that you're looking for. I've found that more uncommon sizes are more expensive. When I was looking for tyres for my BX, I looked at different sizes, and the cheapest size that I came across was 175/65/14. Don't be afraid of changing the size if need be. If you go down that route though, you'll need to have matching tyres across each axle, but ideally, you'll need 5 to do all of them & the spare. IIRC, I think that my car originally had 165/70/14 tyres fitted.

If you're stuck, then I think that I have 2x 175/65/14's in my shed, but I'd have to look again. They've got around 5mm of tread on them, as I threw away all the old and dangerous tyres that I had.
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Re: WANTED - 4x tyres

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Hey Tom

You need a spare set of 14" wheels with tyres, BX, ZX, Xantia, 206/306 will fit
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Re: WANTED - 4x tyres

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Thanks for all the advice chaps, on checking the alloys are 14" items which is good! I have bookmarked an ebay company that specialise in selling part worn tyres. They have listed 4x 165/70/14 for £80 with free delivery and a guarantee to supply 2 matching pairs if not one matching set of 4.
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Re: WANTED - 4x tyres

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Ebay listings new same size £35 a corner, yes they're budget's but in my opinion better than a tyre with unknown history.
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