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Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 2:13 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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I used Nexen tyres and found them to be really good but need new tyres. Was going to try a set of Nankangs. What you guys think about these?
Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:15 pm 
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had them on my old car and they were good...tyres are tyres half the tyre companys have the same tread paterns as eash other anyways just different sidewalls i wouldnt stress too much about selection
Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:46 pm 
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If you drive normally...I say it doesn't really matter. But if you take corners a bit faster then the average driver then you might want to get some better brand tyres. You might want to find tyres that are good on both wet and dry roads...special attention to wet roads or else the next thing you see when turning a corner might be a tree.

And to answer your question...I have never tried Nankangs and I don't think many people have complained about them...I THINK.

hope that helps

phong =P~



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Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:11 pm 
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nagkangs aint too bad, but they aint hard to get spinning either. my old man has em on his hilux and i gave a bit too much taking off oneday and yea chirped em real easy
Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 8:16 am 
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Nankangs are pretty good tyres for the price, however in my experience of using them when they get to the 50% wear mark I wouldnt be doing any hardcore driving



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