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    what is best size tyre for vectra? 225 45 17 or 215 50 17?

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    225/45/17 are the best you get more choice in tyres and they are cheeper

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    yeah thats what i thought, after looking at prices, and working out rolling radius, at the end of the day it all comes down to the dollar!!

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    The wifes Astra sri cdti has 225/45/17's on it and i think that's what i'll be replacing my Goodyear NCT's with when they're done

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    Camskill still have the Goodyear GSD3 225/45/17's on special offer at £69.50 each (providing you don't need the XL's)

    Recently replaced 2 of the NCT5's (215/50/17) on the front of my Vectra with these. It has transformed the handling no end. More grip. The steering feels sharper and I get more feedback through the steering wheel. And less road noise as well.

    The rear tyres are still NCT5's. Still got around 4 or 5 mm of tread left on them. I really ought to put them on the front to wear them down a bit quicker so I can replace those as well with GSD3's. However I am reluctant to go back to crappy understeer and vague steering again. With them still on the rear they're not quite so noticable at how rubbish they actually are.

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    I posted the same question last year, and was give good advice - go for 225/45/17. The grip is better, and they are much cheaper to replace!

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    Would recommend Camskill for tyres mate,great prices and top delivery process,225/45/17 are the best as others have stated,good luck mate......

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    can anyone tell me if these f1 tyres are ok for my vec c v6 cdti? what does the xl mean. thanks

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    XL stands for extra load being 3.0cdti i would say thats what you need...

    F1? What make are they?

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    goodyear's..

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