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    Hi guys, my tyres are nearing their limit so will soon be getting some new ones however this time of year i dont have much to spend on them. What tyres do you all suggest on a limited budget? What is everyones opinions of maxxis, falken and nankangs?

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    I've had my Neuton NT8000s on for about 5k now and can't fault them mate, not sure if you'd considered them

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    I've just bought neutons nt5000

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    no not thought about them. tbh just had a quick look on ebay. going for 235/40/18

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    Exactly the same as the ones I have matey

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    I had Maxxis on my last car, they were fine. I have just put a pair of Neuton NT8000's on the front, to replace NCT5's. Ive found them hard to break in, but they are starting to get a better feel to them now.
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    neutons work for me..NO problems with them at all

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    Some have good things to say about Neutons others are negative and some have bad experiences with Neo Bros who import them do a search mate there is plenty of info on all I have mentioned.

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    Are you fitting 18's..... You can change the tyre size.... Go for 225/40/18 for example. 18 Penta alloys on my car at present from an astra. Never had a single issue with them.

    I recently looked into it and was told by general consensus that while the standard size of the 18's on alloys is 235/40/18's you are absolutely fine to fit and run 225/40/18's. there is min impact in speedo error etc if that's worrying you also.

    As for what type of tyre to fit on a budget I think allot of people will agree that Falkins as a good all rounder. Style 912's seem to be most popular.

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    Another vote for falken,s here , and whether the tyre is 225 or 235 wont make any difference to the speedo, this is the tyre width measurement, and its the depth that effects the speedo, 40, 45 etc
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