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  1. Michelin tyres, over-rated and over-priced?

    General Motoring Discussion
    I've never bought Michelins for any car I've owned, I've had them on cars I've bought and vehicles I've used for work. Some people wouldn't buy anything else but, I really don't think they're that great. My experience of them is that they do wear well, but it is a hard compound tyre so it...
  2. New Tyres

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi, I will shortly be replacing both of my rear tyres I was thinking like for like Pirelli P7 Cinturato Run Flats or can someone suggest an alternative?
  3. SELLING: Set of 17" GTA Teledial alloys and tyres

    Alfa GTA
    I chucked a post up in the 147, 156, & GT lounge, forgot about you guys too! I've got a set of GTA alloys (plus another set of non-Alfa wheels) for sale - poor condition, they definitely need a refurb. Post and pics here...
  4. Set of Winter Tyres Available ...

    Alfa Giulia
    (I had a quick look for a forum FAQ to see what the rules were about effectively advertising stuff for sale but couldn't find anything so apologies in advance if I'm flouting any rules) As confirmed in the "Link" thread, I binned my Giulia Quadrifoglio back in April, four days after putting the...
  5. SELLING: Two sets of alloys and tyres

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Set 1: 18" Silver 5-spokes - Not Alfa originals! 18" inch alloys with Goodyear Tyres, in need of a refurb, but no bends, dents, buckles etc.. Still balanced, holidng air, and running true. I covered approximately 150,000 miles with these wheels fitted to my GT. If you want to use on similar age...
  6. FS: 19 TI Wheels + Tyres

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Sold: 19 TI Wheels + Tyres My 19 TI wheels are up for sale, I was originally going to transfer them over from my Launch Edition Giulietta I sold to my manual Cloverleaf one I have now, however I quite like it as it is with the 18 horseshoes in which just a little subtle lowering will work for...
  7. Winter Tyres

    Alfa Giulia
    Looking for some opinions on a set of winters for Veloce. Looking for Pirelli, to take advantage of the AROC fuel card offer. I know that Sottozero 3 are probably best but fairly expensive. Any others you would recommend? Also, anyone know of any tyre hotels in the Southend area to store my...
  8. Anyone tried Nankang Sportnex tyres.

    Alfa Giulietta
    As per title. They look like they prioritise grip but I suspect they may be awful to live with on a road car. Anyone have any experiences specific to this tyre. Sent from my BBB100-2 using Tapatalk
  9. Anyone know where I can get the AR pzero corsa 245 fron tyres?

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi, I've been reading on this forum for a little while but had no reason to post until now. I've got a 2017 Giulia QF which originally was meant to be a weekend car but my daily driver ended up gathering dust as I just couldn't find a good reason not to use the Alfa for every journey. The...
  10. 17" Turbine Wheels x4 with tyres.

    Alfa Giulietta
    I took these off of my car about 18 months go after buying a set of wheels off of Cue2 on this forum. They are taking up space now. 2 of them are almost spotless otherwise a few light scratches and a couple of area's where the lacquer has chipped. The tyres are 2 x Michelin Pilot Sport 3 tyres...
  11. Any QF owners in Scotland want free tyres?

    Alfa Giulia
    With the GQF going soon, I have a set of part worn (2 winters worth) Michelin Alpin 4s with around 5-6mm tread left, free to a good home but will need to be collected from Livingston, near Edinburgh.
  12. Airless tyres

    The Technology Section
    No thank you, Mr Dunlop. There is a new idea in development which won't puncture, give a bad ride if it's a runflat, need to be kept to a particular pressure, use stupid TPMs or wear unevenly. It's also police stinger proof...
  13. Alfa 147 Tyres size and Tyres pressure for Drag

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. I need little help. I have alfa 147 1.9 Jtdm it has 265whp with 306 bhp power. I need some advice about Tyre size, models and pressure for street drag racing. What do you suggest I use? (take note: Because Im living in Macedonia, the roads here are not very good, and smooth :))...
  14. Front tyres

    Alfa Giulia
    Good evening folks. Noticed that the front tyres have worn on the inside. Have done 20k but their is plenty of tread on the other 3/4 of the tyre. Had the same issue with my old 159 and was told to have the tracking set to 0. Anybody else had this fault.
  15. Tyres

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I’m trying to buy some new tyres for my mito and wandering if someone tried to put 225/40/18 instead of 215/40/18 Thanks
  16. Winter Tyres or not

    Alfa Giulia
    So following on from my last post, I'm really interested in the Giulia however one reservation I have is the rear wheel drive. Having driven the 4x4 for almost 6 years and previously many front wheel drive cars winter has been no real problem but going back to rear wheel drive only could have...
  17. Falken fk510 for 19 inch summer tyres

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I see fk510 have good test results what do you guys think about them, anyone have them
  18. Advice: GTV wheel and tyres sizing for Toyo proxes

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all. Greetings from Cape Town. I run a 916 GTV 3.0 with all the expected upgrades. I track the car regularly. The car has Toyo Proxe semi-slicks on OZ Racing Boticellis with custom10mm spacers front and back. Photos attached. I have been running 235\40\17 Toyo R8R on rim size 8J x 17 H2...
  19. Qv Track wheels/ tyres?

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all thoughts on some options for Track day wheels and tyres for a quad? 1 New extra set of 18/19ins wheels with track only tyres (toyo r888 etc) Or 2 Second set of tyres and change them round for track days Or 3 One extra set of 19s with MP4S on and another set with corsa tyres on for...
  20. Stelvio sturdy off road tyres anyone?

    Alfa Stelvio
    Hello Forum Basically I have a technical question, my Stelvio has the 20 inch alloys with the factory tyres. Now, I want to take the Stelvio over some dry dirt rocky (passable) paths. My question is, my other car (Jeep Wrangler) has some Cooper Discoverer STT Pro All-Terrain on them, which...
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