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    Nankang NS2 tyres

    Hopefully this is the right section, wasn't sure whether or not to put it in Mechanical Help!

    What do you think of these tyres? I've got to get some tyres on the Ronals and I have found http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/200945879383

    Any good? The Ronals are 7J wide so there should be a slight stretch but not to much which is what I'm looking for.

    What are people's opinions on Nankang tyres? Would these be suitable for me? Do they have sufficient grip or are they a load of crap?

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    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    Nankang aka ditch finders.

    Toyo Proxes or uniroyal rainsports are good value.

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    I do like the Toyo T1-R tyres but can't find any for 185/45R15 :/
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    Can anyone else recommend any tyres that would have a slight stretch but still fit on a Corsa C that has been lowered?
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    Just been on BlackCircles and found these, not exactly the best looking tyre. They are cheap at just over 40 a tyre and are 175/50R15

    KUMHO TYRES
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    Good tyres Kumho are. Grip well in the wet and dry.

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    175's look okay stretched on 7J wheels as well. Hmmm this could be an option.

    Apparently you have to fit stretched tires with hairspray?
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomush View Post
    175's look okay stretched on 7J wheels as well. Hmmm this could be an option.

    Apparently you have to fit stretched tires with hairspray?
    Yup. Finding a garage that will fit them will prove difficult. They spray gas (or hairspray) around the rim and set it alight so that the tyre pops on to the wheel. Seen a few attempts go fairly wrong.

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    Yeah just been watching videos on YouTube about it. Some melt the tyre because of too much gas
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    If it pops, put it down as scene tax

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    My cousin is a tyre fitter, just asked him about it and he has done it before. His first one exploded like a bomb apparently
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    Should be ordering the Kumho tires later today, should look good and work well
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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    i've had kumho on a previous car, really liked them and would buy again, so good choice imo.

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    Ordered them, being fitted Monday
    [CENTER]Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
    Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
    Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
    Torque: how far you take the wall with you.[/CENTER]

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