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    17-08-2017, 10:11 AM
    Correct Plod. A tyre is an "ablative shield" (look it up). If it is not wearing away then it is not working to give you the grip needed to stay on...
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    15-08-2017, 03:18 PM
    Mine is! I have a 1990 BMW 535i and I can't bear to part with it, cruises well, everything still works, not a speck of rust. It is still a good car,...
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    15-08-2017, 11:29 AM
    Go and talk to your local Bridgestone shop, and as I said earlier ask for a deal on four tyres, trading your worn two. They will bend over backwards...
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    15-08-2017, 10:02 AM
    Unless you buy four tyres, please make sure they are fitted to the rear wheels, as your own research confirms. Who does the fitting and balancing? Do...
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    14-08-2017, 08:27 PM
    Go to Tony's then. They are owned by Bridgestone actually. But PLEASE buy a brand you have heard of and know has a reputation for quality. The tyre...
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    14-08-2017, 05:28 PM
    Have a read of the article 1101 posted above wratty, it is all good stuff and reinforces everything I have always recommended.
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    14-08-2017, 05:26 PM
    That is a good article you have quoted, and has the answer to all your concerns. Believe me, the better tyres should be on the rear wheels, for all...
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    14-08-2017, 03:12 PM
    No. All production of tyres in NZ has now ceased, due mainly to economies of scale and the cost of replacement machinery. I recommend though that you...
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