Lastest tyre trend

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Re: Lastest tyre trend

Post by Fluffy » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:23 am

From Camskill

The V70a no due date

Avon ZZR you can only get from Avon Motorsport or BMTR

Yoko A048 are no longer road legal and have been phased out, The A052 replacement will be on our site in the next couple of weeks

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Re: Lastest tyre trend

Post by C8LGY » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:29 pm

And no stock of AD08RS either :(

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Re: Lastest tyre trend

Post by tlracer » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:31 am

Fluffy wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:23 am
From Camskill

Yoko A048 are no longer road legal...
Not strictly true - just in case reading this raises concerns that these have suddenly become non-legal so can't be used any more, even if someone has them fitted, so must be removed and changed.

The A048 doesn't meet the latest EU regs ( something that has happened with a number of tyres ). If anyone is using A048's that are from E-marked production then these are still road legal.

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Re: Lastest tyre trend

Post by Fluffy » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:30 am

tlracer wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:31 am
Fluffy wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:23 am
From Camskill

Yoko A048 are no longer road legal...
Not strictly true - just in case reading this raises concerns that these have suddenly become non-legal so can't be used any more, even if someone has them fitted, so must be removed and changed.

The A048 doesn't meet the latest EU regs ( something that has happened with a number of tyres ). If anyone is using A048's that are from E-marked production then these are still road legal.
Sorry it wasn't too clear, I'm talking the latest new tyres and not used.

The new Toyo seems to be getting very good reviews.

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Re: Lastest tyre trend

Post by tlracer » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:15 pm

No problem, I just didn't want to see someone thinking they had to stop using A048's immediately. You're absolutely right that all new production isn't E-marked now so isn't road legal.

Currently I have 888's on mine in 3G (rear) and SG (front); changed from A048 due to the latter's tendency to vibrate/unbalance.

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Re: Lastest tyre trend

Post by Fluffy » Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:40 am

Went for the Nankang AR-1 in the end.

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