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Maxxis MA-V1

Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by travelprosv6, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. travelprosv6

    travelprosv6 New Member

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    Anyone tried the Maxxis MA-V1 or MA-Z1 Victra tyres on their VE SV6? If so what do you think? Any other choices in their price range ($200-250)?
     
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    Maxxis tyres or similar?

    I can't believe there is no one out there that has not tried the Maxxis MA-V1 or MA-Z1 Victra tyres on their VE SV6 or any other model Commodore? If there are no evaluators of Maxxis tyres then are there any other choices in their price range ($200-300)?
     
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    What sieze tyre are we looking at mate? Your stock 18s or 20s?

    Have a look at the Kumho KU31 range.
     
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    I have a VE SV6 with Bridgestone 245/45R18 tyres and can't afford to replace them with the same brand. So I'm looking for a reasonably priced replacement that is not too cheap but around the $250 - 300 mark.
     
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    kart_racer Races karts

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    Can't talk for the VE, but I've got Maxxis MA-Z1 on my VT (19") and Dad has them on his VU (18").

    Decent tyre for the price, can't complain, would definitely buy them again.

    Oh, btw the MA-V1's are cheaper and nowhere near as good as the Z1's.
     
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    davey g-force I'm a sceptic...

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    I've had both MA-V1's and MA-Z1's on my old car (VY SS) and both were a good tyre. Especially the Z1's.

    I've now got Kumho Ecsta KU31's and they're probably a bit better again.
     
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    Any of you tried federal tyres?
     
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    acarmody Donati..Whoa Green

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    Love my 235/40/18 MA-Z1s, absolutely fantastic in the rain.
     
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    really? i had them on my ss in 245/35/20 and I found them slippery as in the wet had to only touch the throttle from the lights and they lit up
     
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    SPack Wish it would rain......

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    I've been using federal 595 for a few years now with no complaints.
     
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    What price am I looking at for the Maxxis MA-Z1's or the Kumho KU31's in say 245/45R18?
     
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    had em on the missus VS (235/45/17's) and always had ballance issues with em. they are extremly hard wearing but the trade off is traction. especially in the wet.

    i now have accelera alpha which i rate 99% as good as the previous bridgestones i had and absolutly shit all over the federals at half the price
     
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    Thats the same problem ive had with them on my xr8. Really bloody slippery in the wet i think. Should be fine on a v6 tho
     
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    i have the ma-z1's on my sv6.

    i bought them cause they were cheap and won the wheels performance tyre round up.
    they were noted for producing the most G's while braking in the wet. beating tyres twice their price (adrenalines etc)

    They are louder on the road then the stock sv6 tyres RE050A's they grip better espically in the wet. they generally ride rougher though.

    in the same range you'll see the kumho ku-31's which on this forum are rated as a good tyre but when i looked into them more alot of people on LS1 forums bagged them out saying the maxxis were better so i went with them.

    so far the wear of the maxxis has been about the same as the RE050A's which is good considering the RE050a are only a high perforance tyre where as the maxxis are considered ultra high performance.
     
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    Which tyre is supposed to be better cause i have the ma-v1's
     
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    MA-Z1 is better than MA-V1
     
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    the z1's are maxxis flagship tyre they are usually only $30 more a tyre then the V1's but seem to be worlds apart so it's $120 well spent imo.
     

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