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Just off the phone from my local shop regarding a full set of Bridgestone re070

They should be 1420 all in but they have a sale on at the moment and are doing them for $1076 all in and with nitrogen.Think this is some sort of January sale.

Bargain ?:clap::clap:
 

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If that's including VAT, that is a very good price.
Just make sure they understand that the wheels are painted, have TPMS sensors fitted in the valves and are VERY expensive!
 

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Tread Depth

As my tyres are worn on the inside edge only i decided to look up the law and this is what I came up with!

The legal minimum tread depth for cars and light trailers (including caravans) up to 3500 kgs gross vehicle weight and/or 8 seated passenger vehicles including driver is:

A minimum of 1.6mm in a continuous band throughout the central three-quarters of the tread width, throughout the whole of the circumference (see illustration below).

This means that my tryes are legal even though they are worn on the inside 25mm.I will be changing them just for safety but not so soon as I thought.
 

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yup, good on you RE070 all the way !!!!
 

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When I was first married and skint I used to use them a lot.
Expected problems and got them:

Set fire to the underseal of the car while flame cutting the exhaust off.
Drained the oil out while it was on ramps with the engine running. Little end knocked after this.
Stripped the thread on one of the wheel bolts.
Turned the handbrake pads into a one wheel instant skid locking brake and tried to make out it was OK
Pointed out to me that the prevously changed oil filter was leaking. I pointed out to them that it was them that fitted it! It was even the same colour and type as the one refitted!
Couldnt change the gearbox oil as they didnt have a tool - so gave them mine
Took 6 attempts to stop a complete exhaust from leaking

I think I was a slow learner...Would I use them on the GTR? You must be bloody joking!!!


Paul
 

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NEVER NEVER NEVER!!. Tried to sell me ONE brake disc for a car I had. When I told them that you should always change both discs they replied "not always"!.
They put my nieces' tyres on in the wrong rotation and she ended up in a ditch.
Not to mention the number of times they try to sell you parts that you don't really need and then come out with "well we can't let it out of the workshop it's not legal".
Women especially beware, they assume you know nothing and rip you off.

Apart from that, they are fine.
They are useless!.
 

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Wow, those tyres must have been really evil & pissed off to make her go off the raod into a ditch, little b*rstards !!!
 
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