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I have Falken, but 225/45 R17, and it's pretty good
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I have Falken, but 225/45 R17, and it's pretty good
Its fitted with 16" wheels and I do think a set of 17" would look better but then I would need to find out what would fit under the arches. I don't want to have an issue with tram-lining.

Edit. Looks like 215/50/16 or 205/45/17.
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17s will fit the 156 no problem.

I have had Pirellis, Goodyears and Toyos.

Didn't have the Pirellis P Zero Nero very long so can't say much about them, but wasn't that impressed.
Had the Goodyear F1s and they were rubbish tbh.
I've had the Toyos for a while now and think they are the best I've had-good value.

Someone I know had Falkens and also spoke highly of them (vs. Toyos). I might get them for the 155.

P.S.-don't bother with eiretyres-Camskill prices are usually better.
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P.S.-don't bother with eiretyres-Camskill prices are usually better.
Toyo CF 1: eiretyres want €72, camskill want €67. Both are delivered.
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Price of a pint per corner

Do you have someone to fit them?
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Last time I ordered from camskills they messed up the order, and I got some rubbish 15" tyres.. I'll keep using eiretyres.
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I've ordered from them twice, delivery has been very quick, and no issues with the order.

Plus, they don't tell fibs on their website about getting your tyres fitted.....
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Do you have someone to fit them?
Sure do and I will give my local guys a shout before ordering off the net.
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I had Hankooks on my last Alfa for about 4 months before the cambelt broke 205x55x16 and they seemed fine.
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I had Hankooks on my last Alfa for about 4 months before the cambelt broke 205x55x16 and they seemed fine.
There was better rubber on the cambelt !

I have had many types of tyres on all the Alfa's I've owned and tbh i cant do better than bridgestones re05 or re05a . either one is good bit expensive but then again its no use having great discs and pads if you aint got the rubber
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Another vote here for Bridgestone RE050
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Ya Damo has tpyo proxys on his 146 and tbh cannot fault them either . He has tested them
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Ya the Proxy T1R's are a great tyre and to be honest they take some hammering for the amount of cornering I do be doing lol.
 
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Bridgestones are good...
A bit soft - but got 20,000km out of them
The Vreds are doing nice now though - got great price on camskill by dropping from 235/45 to 235/40 - they were on special offer
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Vredestein Ultracs or Toyo T1R's all the way, Vreds are a bit better in the wet. Ive gone through most makes and models and wouldnt budge from either of those if they are available. Ive Ullracs on the back and Toyos on the front at the moment. Good experience from both sites mentioned above, no difference in service or delivery (excellent) with camskill sometimes cheaper alright.
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I'm running Potenza's, I think its the RE92. But they are quite good, grip is what I would expect for a good tyre
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I've Michelin ps3's on mine, Got a set of 4 off discount tyres in rosemount industrial estate for 580,
Everyone else was quoting me 800ish for the PS2's,
Cracking tyre, Worth the extra bob imo
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wow that was cheap Paddy man.
 
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Yea i couldnt believe it to be honest. they seem to supply tyres to trade too, Very busy the day I was there.
Heres their site, Affiliate of tyres4less.ie

Discount Tyre + Auto Services - Best VALUE for car tyres ,van tyres & 4x4 tyres in Dublin
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Great site there. Shame it's too far for me to go but happy out that ya got them tyres for that price.
 
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Yea its a bit far from the peoples republic alright, but them motorways are great, T'would be a nice day out.
I'm always looking out for the gardai on the M8, I'd be going 120mph and a little fella would lep out of a bush like darby o'gill wavin his arms with a big smile on his puss! Shiithawks
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Ya I drive the M8 a lot and were they be hiding are on the slip roads onto the motorway especially between cashel and Clonmel be wide of them exits. Ahh we have lads in Cork that are fairly decent on prices for tyres. I think the old man got his 17" Bridgestone RE050A's at a decent price.
 
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