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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #30 on: 08 August 2018, 20:01:58 »

Over the years I have found MyTyres very competitive on price. I avoid using their fitting stations as my local ATS will fit them quite cheaply, and I know they will do the job without damaging the alloy rims. When online tyre firms use fitting stations, I suspect the price they pay them is no doubt peanuts, and I would not want possibly having the apprentice loose on my wheels. I learnt the hard way with an alloy costing a lot more than an Omega alloy rim, by which time it is too late when the damage has been done.
Blackcircles give their fitters 14.

I am reluctant to order from one place and fit at another because:
a) its always more expensive
b) its a nightmare if there is a claim on the tyre - I've had a few go faulty over recent years.
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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #31 on: 09 August 2018, 13:38:56 »

The rear tyres for my car cost the thick end of 600......after negotiation.

Ridiculous. :-\

Jag running costs..

Friend of mine just ordered new Michelin PS4S all round for his Lambo - 750, delivered. Yes, for all four.

Maybe you want to trade up for some cheaper running costs? ;) ;D

Seems very unlikely to me.......Less than 190 per corner, and Lambo's tend to have extremely large tyres on the back.

1750 sounds about right.

295/30R19 rears are 227 each, inc VAT
235/35R19 fronts are 142 each, inc VAT

;)

Tyres for my BMW are more expensive by a significant margin, despite being significantly smaller.

That is cheaper than my Datsun  :o I just did a search on black Circles and that size came in at 264 for MPSS or PS2, the PS4s wasn`t offered as an option.
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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #32 on: 09 August 2018, 13:55:03 »

All done. Four tyres, 316.
The rears were the original contis. 35000 miles and still at about 3mm.  :o

C'mon Uncle STEMO, you can't tell us half a story where tyres are concerned!  ::)

What brand? Speed rating etc?  ???  :P  ;D
Round, black rubber thingies. Thell do fer me, lad.  :y

Ditchfinders then?  ::)  :P
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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #33 on: 10 August 2018, 07:48:33 »

That is cheaper than my Datsun  :o I just did a search on black Circles and that size came in at 264 for MPSS or PS2, the PS4s wasn`t offered as an option.

Yup, I am amazed at how cheap they are (relatively speaking)! Granted, if he were to buy "L rated" tyres (OE fitment Lamborghini specials) it would be 200 or so more expensive, but still not bad.

And cheaper than a main dealer minor service at 1500 (thats oil and filters!)  :o :o ;D
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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #34 on: 10 August 2018, 13:47:59 »

The rear tyres for my car cost the thick end of 600......after negotiation.

Ridiculous. :-\

I am currently looking at a rack with 100s of them mounted on alloys.......
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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #35 on: 10 August 2018, 17:13:00 »

The rear tyres for my car cost the thick end of 600......after negotiation.

Ridiculous. :-\

I am currently looking at a rack with 100s of them mounted on alloys.......

Don't tease the poor chap... ;D
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Re: Tyres guru
« Reply #36 on: 11 August 2018, 20:56:55 »

We used to fit for 'my tyres' but they only want to pay 7 a tyre inc. balancing. Complete waste of time. Well maybe worth it if you're doing a shit load of tyres but we don't.

Tyre prices have definitely gone up considerably. Toyos for Eeyore are 70 plus vat...and that's me having to fit them and trade price. Ridiculous. I'll stick to ditch finders.

Boss man goes through tyres on his merc like nobody's business. He has Contis and they're usually 180 plus vat a tyre 😬😬😬😬
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