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S1 everyday tyre

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bilton_d

Original Poster:

598 posts

171 months

Monday 24th September 2012
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what are people using as an everyday tyre?

chieflief

145 posts

85 months

Tuesday 25th September 2012
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Toyo Proxes 4

jondude

1,552 posts

122 months

Tuesday 25th September 2012
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I have Kumho's (original sizes which I think are still available?) Very good tyre and value, especially good in the rain or wet conditions, I find. (S1 1998)

Captain Muppet

8,510 posts

170 months

Tuesday 25th September 2012
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Toyo T1Rs. A bit low on cornering grip in the dry when new, but OK once they wear down a bit. Good in the wet, and OK in winter.

oodam

40 posts

156 months

Tuesday 25th September 2012
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Yokohama advan neova on S1.
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chieflief

145 posts

85 months

Friday 28th September 2012
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No idea why I had a grumpy face last post. Never mind, I feel much better now anyways. Toyo Proxes 4 are good in wet and dry. I like them a lot but I don't know if they are available where you are.

mattdaniels

7,055 posts

187 months

Friday 28th September 2012
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oodam said:
Yokohama advan neova on S1.
+1

chris7676

2,562 posts

125 months

Friday 28th September 2012
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mattdaniels said:
oodam said:
Yokohama advan neova on S1.
+1
I hated these tyres, pointlessly stiff for such a light car, not to mention twice the price. Just my opinion (apart from the pricesmile).

S Works

10,162 posts

155 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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chris7676 said:
mattdaniels said:
oodam said:
Yokohama advan neova on S1.
+1
I hated these tyres, pointlessly stiff for such a light car, not to mention twice the price. Just my opinion (apart from the pricesmile).
They were jointly developed by Lotus & Yokohama, who I guess know a bit about these things. They are by a long-shot the best 'everything' tyre for the S1 IMHO.

TIPPER

2,955 posts

124 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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S Works said:
They were jointly developed by Lotus & Yokohama, who I guess know a bit about these things. They are by a long-shot the best 'everything' tyre for the S1 IMHO.
Indeed, but make sure the tyres are LTS spec.

M030ef00

133 posts

105 months

Monday 1st October 2012
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AD08s

very good so far, and I drive like a prize hedgefinder...