OMG there is such a big improvent in handling and the ride, although i coudlgt get 215/45/17's had to settle for 215/40/17's but damnnn, the twisties down the back i think i need to step it up abit on, before when the car would squeel like a mad man around it just turning in quite carmly.
I changed my Pirelli runflats for Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3s a little while ago. The difference is amazing, just amazing. The ride is firm yet so much more confortable, the car goes where you tell it to (unlike the Pirellis), and the handling is significantly better, in both the wet and dry.
2006 MINI Cooper with JCW Sound Kit - sold July 2009
Now driving Golf VI GT TSI 1.4 160PS
What size and speed rating of the goodyear eagle F1s did you fit?
I just want tyres and am trying to figure out if they are also available in 195/55 R16.
Due to the extremely restrictive regulations in Germany, I would have to find an officially approved wheel trye package if I want to go with anything but the standard trye size.
Got the F1s for my other car and really like them.
not really legal on my car as the legal load rating is 84v and these are 83v , any1 else who has these know what lb they use for the front and backs ? i drove through some water yesterday and notice that only the middle section of my tyre was wet im guessing the goodyear guys put to many lbs in for such a small car
Not in Germany. You have to experience it to have any notion of how picky the 'powers that be' are in this Country ! As I mentioned I would have to get an 'approved for the Mini Cooper S' wheel&tyre package otherwise the only option is to pay for an individual customisation approval having the changes (tyres mounted) first and no garuntee that I get the approval =possible money wasted on tyres I'm not allowed to use.
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