Car tyres,I’m clueless....

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Lukas73, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Lukas73

    Lukas73 Winger

    please help SMB
    The Mrs (pics on here from about 2/3 year ago, good luck) needs four new tyres...
    Currently running 245/35 R19’s

    Pretty low profile, but came with the car....she does high mileage, and motorway and they haven’t lasted well..
    Do we need like for like or can we get 245/45’s or 50’s I’m guessing that will be a higher profile and not as sporty but will last longer?
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  2. SPUFF

    SPUFF Striker

    Try walkers at spennymoor/team valley n thank me later!
  3. Is it a Beemer?
  4. Lukas73

    Lukas73 Winger

    Audi A4....

    I’m in Kent chap, but thanks for the shout
  5. WhoAreYa73

    WhoAreYa73 Midfield

    Fuck the tyres. Get those indicators fixed first mate.
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  6. Ludwig

    Ludwig Midfield Contributor

    Just know that you need them , hope this helps ?
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  7. Audi Rotors?
  8. bobpc30

    bobpc30 Winger

    You will need four of them altogether.
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  9. daveyc

    daveyc Winger

    You can whatever profile you want but you'll have to change the wheels so the total diameter remains the same. The 45 or 35 etc is an indication of the percentage of height vs width of the tyre. A 35 profile will mean it's roughly three times as wide as it is high.
  10. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    I’d personally stick with what’s on but there are comparison calculators in the net that will tell you what alternatives will fit without affecting rolling circumference too much.

    Then check black circles which give features of each tyre, Asda tyres for alternative pricing and tyres on my drive for a mobile, no hassle service.
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  11. West_Winger

    West_Winger Winger

    You’d need to be careful because the engine revs will be lower for a given speed - if you increase the profile then your speedo will be reading a lower speed than you’re actually travelling.
  12. Good advice.
  13. bennett83

    bennett83 Striker and avoid the cheapest, its the only thing keeping you on the road
  14. Lukas73

    Lukas73 Winger

    Cheers all......gonna sting a bit this

    HANDSOME_DAN Midfield

    Michelin are the best for wear in my experience
  16. duff_man

    duff_man Striker

    Part worns
  17. Keb

    Keb Goalkeeper Contributor

    Last edited: Sep 14, 2018
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  18. Dave Hosselhaff

    Dave Hosselhaff Central Defender

    I wouldn't change the size at all just the tyre make if need be. Especially be careful if it's quattro.
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  19. burro nunn

    burro nunn Winger

    Would have thought quicker wear would mean better tyres. Like they'll have more grip.
  20. Rainhill

    Rainhill Full Back

    End of thread.

    Audi driver :rolleyes: Driving on a motorway :rolleyes:
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