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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:28 pm    Post subject: How far off new tyres, please? And any comments on the wear? Reply with quote

How far off new tyres, please? And any comments on the wear?

Outer/Middle/Inner

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reasonably good even wear, NSF wear more perhaps due to roundabouts but that's merely suggestion. Fronts probably wearing quicker than I'd have expected versus the rears

You've got a few thousand left from a legal point of view, just depends how far you want them to stretch.

Given they are 8mm from new, you have 6mm of use, so really you've used up say 60-70% of their life.

But once below 4mm you are getting reduced water displacement so they are less than optimal.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you, Chris. That's the informed information I wanted. Very Happy
 
  
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