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Neuton tyres

Discussion in 'General' started by Canopyed, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Canopyed

    Canopyed New Member

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    Hi, has anyone heard of this brand of tires. Its called Neuton. They look quite nice and look up to the task but i dont know if they will handle like they say they do ar as good as the potenza!! Any suggestions

    They cost about 175 a tyre compared to 350 a tyre for the potenza.

    cheers
     
  2. JD

    JD Donating Member

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    Never heard of them and they sound to cheap to be that good so i probably wouldn't buy them at all
     
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    Hey canopyed,
    when i got my new 18's put on my VZ sedan they came with Neutons. I'll be honest and say that i haven't had any problem with them, but i also haven't really tried punching the car through rapid corners and trying to test the limits of the tyre. They seem to hold quite well, they handle quite well in the wet, and as you say aren't a bad price.
    In a tyre you generally get what you pay for so i don't expect to get potenza style grip, but i don't do track racing or anything and don't need insane levels of road adhesion!
    It's kinda like comparing a VZ exec to a SS- yeah they go well and drive nicely, but don't have the same performance!
    Up to you, i find them to be fine but if you drive like Skaifey all the time, you might want to move up to something more pricier.
     
  4. itchy pits

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    i just put a set on and they are fine,
    i nearly got 2 years outta the nexen tyres that were on previously so im lookin to give these a runnin, and yes they look up to the job for what a "normal" driver would do to them, and besides its fun to break traction every now and then neway

    the newtons have a nice lil lip on the tyre to save ya rims against slight gutter scrapes

    $700 fitted it cost me
     
  5. Canopyed

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    cool i think im going to go for them now!! Its a work car so i drive it all day everyday so the potenza are nice but i dont really need the extra performance they provide also because i dont have a good enough suspension set up to hold the car during high speed cornering. I think these tyres will do the trick!! I will let yous know how they handle!!

    Cheers to all for your reply!!

    Ciao
     
  6. minux

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    And people wonder why they cant stop in an emergency situation....
     
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    cause they cant drive or they dont know their vehicles limits or they werent paying attention or they were distracted or they were going to fast or were following to close or they were on their P's or they were etc etc..

    IMO if u got tyres that stick like glus and u smash the breaks in an emergency situation then the fella behind u if gunna run up ya arse even harder
     
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    Some people cant afford expensive tires. my maxxis tires are just fine and they are cheap.
     
  9. DannyboyDS

    DannyboyDS Just hand me the pliers.

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    hahaha My spare is maxxis, gotta love it.

    Stopping is a combination of Tyres brakes and suspension.

    they work together
     
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    i realise this is a thread dig but i wanted to add my 2c.

    There was a full review conducted on 10 different performance tyres. The most expensive didnt exceed as well as you might think, in fact a middle of the road priced tyre came out on top regarding stopping distance. So Minux's comments are not valid.

    I have Neuton NT-5000's, (245x35R19) on my VS Calais. My car produces 850Nm at the wheels and i can honestly say the Neutons are amazing at keeping traction. In the wet thought they are horrible. DOnt ever bother taken the car out in the wet.

    Ive had Maxxis (Great tyre for the price but lost traction to easily)
    Ive had Nankand (Good tyre, never had power then so couldnt brake traction lol)
     

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