The Vexed question of tyres

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The Vexed question of tyres

Post by PeterSM » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:48 pm

Ok so the Avon ZZR tyres I have are not marked 15156 or 15157 as far as I can see so I must assume they are list 1C tyres. Which means I need some 1b tyres.
What do people recommend?


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by scimjim » Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:14 pm

Ive been recommended R888R.


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by Corky » Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:07 pm

Do you want dry weather or a compromise between the two?


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by PeterSM » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:21 pm

Dry tyres as I have some wets.


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by Oaksey » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:32 pm

It depends on how you drive, how the cars set up and the conditions. Kumhos are generally better than R888Rs until it gets a bit warmer, then the R888Rs take over as the Kumhos overheat.


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by Corky » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:59 pm

R888R are great in the dry, but they are a medium compound so only gain an advantage over the Kumho on a really long run. So at Anglesey in the dry they won't overheat, like the Kumhos will. In the wet R888R are awful.

Kumhos would be my choice every time, as they are great wet or dry. But they are list 1C, so modprod !


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by Corky » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:04 pm

I have been considering Advan Neova AD08R. Judging by the lable they could be a great all weather tyre. list 1B too.


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Re: The Vexed question of tyres

Post by PeterSM » Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:19 pm

BlackCircles.com give the Advan Neova AD08R good reviews http://www.blackcircles.com/tyres/brand ... orAllSizes


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