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Old 26 November 2018, 06:26 PM
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i didnt like the ado8r so changed to 595rsr cant fault them and very good in the wet for a semi slick track tyre. as said in heavy rain the ado8r was lethal
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Old 26 November 2018, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by rockabilly View Post
i didnt like the ado8r so changed to 595rsr cant fault them and very good in the wet for a semi slick track tyre. as said in heavy rain the ado8r was lethal
You have to be fair to the AD08 - it's a lot like the R888 (but a lot better) both of which you wouldn't expect to have good standing water performance

The Rainsports I rate and they perform well on my 370bhp hatch
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Old 26 November 2018, 07:55 PM
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Thanks for the feedback, I kind of talked myself out of the AD08r's, I really need a bit more of an all rounder. Going to go for the uniroyal rs3's from camskill £254 delivered (price is changing daily) and get them fitted locally somewhere...
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Old 27 November 2018, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by scooobydont View Post
Thanks for the feedback, I kind of talked myself out of the AD08r's, I really need a bit more of an all rounder. Going to go for the uniroyal rs3's from camskill £254 delivered (price is changing daily) and get them fitted locally somewhere...
in that case go for the goodyear asym3, decent in both wet n dry and long life span
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Old 27 November 2018, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by bustaMOVEs View Post

in that case go for the goodyear asym3, decent in both wet n dry and long life span
I have done, paid for and booked into get fitted this weekend (kwikfit code is still working) £293 fitted for the goodyears. Will maybe try rainsport 3's next time but thought the offer on the goodyears was too good to turn down.

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Old 27 November 2018, 10:10 PM
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What code?.
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Old 27 November 2018, 11:00 PM
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What code?.
Enter bfkf20 for 20% off 4 premium tyres or bfkf10 for 10% off 2 premium tyres at the checkout (in the apply coupon bit). It was there black friday/cyber monday offer but still worked for me still earlier tonight. You need to select the fitting centre and reserve a time slot (although nothing is actually booked in till you pay for them) before you get a chance to apply the code and see what the actual cost is, bit of a faff but worth it.
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Old 28 November 2018, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by bustaMOVEs View Post

in that case go for the goodyear asym3, decent in both wet n dry and long life span
Lots of good attributes here See attached Reasonably priced and well reviewed too,

But remember it is a summer tire .
At 7 deg or less its time to think about silca compounds , as used in winter / all year tires.

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Old 28 November 2018, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Linksfahrer View Post
Lots of good attributes here See attached Reasonably priced and well reviewed too,

But remember it is a summer tire .
At 7 deg or less its time to think about silca compounds , as used in winter / all year tires.
Got to agree here, you cant compare a dedicated winter compound to a summer tyre, it's just not fair,

I have not fitted a set of winters to my scooby yet, but when i did to my little Glanza the ability in the snow and cold icy conditions was unbelieveable
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Old 30 November 2018, 12:24 PM
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I'm getting some Yokohama ado8rs fitted on Monday . I will prob end up putting rainsports on my spare wheels and using them for winter .
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Old 30 November 2018, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by iceicebaby1980 View Post
I'm getting some Yokohama ado8rs fitted on Monday . I will prob end up putting rainsports on my spare wheels and using them for winter .
The eminently sensible way to go

Rainsports are an impressive performer for 'winter'

I wouldn't be fitting a 'summer tyre' at the beginning of winter
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Old 30 November 2018, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bonesetter View Post
The eminently sensible way to go

Rainsports are an impressive performer for 'winter'

I wouldn't be fitting a 'summer tyre' at the beginning of winter
100% agree with that coming from someone from the Midlands.
And In Wetter Manchester Id be putting a rubber ring in the boot instead of the spare

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Old 05 December 2018, 11:35 PM
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Got the Yokohama fitted on Monday feel like a quality tyre . Not driven hard with them on as I've heard they can be a handful in the wet . Ordered the rainsports tonight will be putting them on my spare wheels next week.
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Old 06 December 2018, 07:57 AM
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Glad to see you taking the advice, even I feel these days like the ghost of Christmas past,

All you need now is a break in the rain to be able to fit them
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