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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby bigBADbenny » Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:53 am

Bridgestone S001 235 40 18 just fitted at Donellans on the threefour deal!

This is the first time I've had brand new tyres, last 2 sets were S/H :P
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby Manaz » Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:09 am

bigBADbenny wrote:Bridgestone S001 235 40 18 just fitted at Donellans on the threefour deal!

This is the first time I've had brand new tyres, last 2 sets were S/H :P


Let me know how you find them BBB, I'm seriously considering them as my next set, and RE003s for my occasional trackwork.
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby bigBADbenny » Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:31 pm

Not yet pushed them but as expected, somewhat quieter than the Pzero corsas, rip :)
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby muzza » Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:23 pm

I'll second Donnellans at Box Hill - have bought many sets for various cars there over the years.

They always seem to quote the best lowest straight off and do a quality job with no issues.
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby Clearlight » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:15 pm

I got excellent service from Bridgestone at 200 Logan road Woolongabba . The techs aligned the car exactly as I requested ,
and I got the 4 RE 003's for the price of 3 deal . I'll be going back for future rubber / alignment needs for sure .
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby cloudblade » Tue May 03, 2016 10:43 pm

anyone interested in nitto wheels go ANP in Nunawading, VIC Unit 40, 41-49 Norcal Road, look for andy, say chris ask u to come for special prices on nittos and other wheels
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby lunatic » Fri May 27, 2016 2:19 pm

Hi all,

I don't post here very often as I feel a bit inferior on the knowledge front compared to many of you but thought I would share my recent experience replacing tyres. Have been running 18" Prodrive Pff7s for a while know on the stock sized rubber. Resulted in huge tyre stretch (8" rims with 215/45 rubber). Whilst it looked OK it offered very little rim protection. The perfectionist in me really regrets this.

Knowing the Pzeros were coming to the end of their life I called a few places to see if 235/40s would fit. The rim diameter is perfect but I was worried about clearance because of the poke. The Pff7s are 51mm and stick out a long way. Im on stock suspension but it looked to the eye that it wouldnt fit. After finding nothing on the forum here that was conclusive I asked the guys at Jax Bowen Hills to test fit to see if they worked.

Great news - no scrub, the tyres feel more surefooted i imagine from the perpendicular side wall and the extra Tyre width seems to help with handling.

Ended up with S001s based on the recommendations here. Missed out on any 4 for 3 deal but pleasantly suprised at the much lower cost of 235s compared to the 215s.

Missus noticed the difference in handling too and is happier with an ongoing lower price for tyres!

Happy to recommend the Jax guys. Was happy to pay a bit for a trial fit in case they didn't clear but they didn't even bring it up.

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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby bigBADbenny » Fri May 27, 2016 10:47 pm

Nice one, what's the offset of the Prodrives?
Iirc they're fairly conservative...
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby lunatic » Mon May 30, 2016 2:25 pm

I think they are +51mm
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby WheelZ » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:55 am

Hey guys,

Recommendations for a fitting and alignment on the west side of Melbourne?

Thanks!
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby bigBADbenny » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:21 pm

Tyrepower nth Melb :)
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby DVLVS » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:02 pm

I would recommend kmart tyre & auto in cranbourne VIC, maybe because i work there :lol:
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby bigBADbenny » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:07 am

Yea, my daughter is working at the ktas call centre, loves it too.
Looking forward to any staff perks available :mrgreen:
However I'm also partial to imlachs & jolly's rwc used tyres for around $40 each.
Perfect for spare wheels or in sets if ur lucky ;)
Jollys import new haida brand tyres at very competitive pricing comparable to say nexen or ovation dailies :)
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Re: Tyre/wheel retailers you would recommend

Postby DVLVS » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:13 pm

bigBADbenny wrote:Yea, my daughter is working at the ktas call centre, loves it too.
Looking forward to any staff perks available :mrgreen:
However I'm also partial to imlachs & jolly's rwc used tyres for around $40 each.
Perfect for spare wheels or in sets if ur lucky ;)
Jollys import new haida brand tyres at very competitive pricing comparable to say nexen or ovation dailies :)

Awesome, dont know how many staff perks they would get.
yeah imlachs & jollys are awesome, have been there heaps
yeah we can still get cheap tyres to compete with that sort of thing
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