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    Question Best 'all rounder' tyres for ve ss 18" rims?

    Please tell me your tyre opinions!! ...About to replace Potenzas on my ve ss and wondering if anyone has replaced with other tyres that arent so pricey as the originals...thanks fellas

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    I replaced the bridgestones on my ute with Khumo tyres. I thought I'd give them a shot but didn't expect too much from a sub $300 tyre. But they're excellent! Grip every bit as well as the bridgestones wet or dry and it looks like they'll last quite a bit longer. I only got 16,000km out of the bridgestones but these have done 11,000 and aren't even half worn. Only thing I've noticed against them when I drove out from the tyre-fitter is that the sidewalls feel a little softer but it hasn't been an issue at all and I can push them every bit as hard as the originals. The Khumo's I have are part of the Ecsta range but I can't remember the product code.

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    thanks mate...yeah ive done 18000 and i reckon im only gonna get about 20000 odd....will look into kuhmo's...bloody potenzas are exxy!!

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    I'd definitely get the Khumos again. I've had dunlop (liked them better than bridgestones but the sport maxx are about the same price) and my old ute cam fitted with falken ziex - awful awful tyres!

    Kumho Tyres Australia Pty Ltd | Passenger Tyres I have the KU31

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    i got the potenzas on the rear and the dunlops on the front the bridstones seam better in the wet but im about to get some gt radials marketed as super highe preformance so ill give them a go and let you all know

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    I have the MAXXIS VICTRA MA-Z1 and can't fault them at all
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    any ideas on how much the maxxis cost?? i read a review on those in wheels or motor i think and they performed quite well.

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    If you go for the maxxis tires look at the victra M4-S model they are the next version of the victra MA-Z1.
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    Sorry I have MA-Z1

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