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    anyone got or used nan kang tyres i think there spelt need some new ones and these seem a decent price

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    nanking seem a budget tyre to me, not too good for performance if i'm right?

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    Tend to agree on this one they will only last a fraction of the time of a "BRANDED" tyre !!!!

    Back in a V6 !!!!!!!!!!!! And lovin it !!!

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    From what I have read others say about nankangs they last ok but have very poor grip, particualiry in the wet !!!

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    yes i have been told that but i can get 215/35/19 at z rated for £83 per corner fitted not bad me thinks

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    You don't want 215/35/19's m8. You need 235/35/19's to keep the rolling circumference the same as you had with the original 17's

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    yes soz thats them im typeing in the dark and my eyes arnt as good as they were

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    I wanted budget tyres as well, but personally I wouldn't touch the Nankangs, each to his own like.
    I wanted Falkens, they come in at around £100 a corner, but where out of stock in the UK at the time and I was in urgent need so couldn't wait.
    I ended up with Avon's at £130 a corner, and I'm pretty happy with them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by topline
    yes soz thats them im typeing in the dark and my eyes arnt as good as they were


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    i bought 2 nankangs but read some bad reports so traded up to dunlop sp9000. so far impressed in dry and wet

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