From: D Walford on 13 Mar 2010 20:37
> Scotty wrote:
>> " Scotty" <scoter1(a)warmmail.com> wrote in message
>>> Ive tried (obviously not hard enough) to wear em out for ages. I
>>> figured that the best was to get rid of them was to ruin them so I
>>> flat spot the fronts at 120clicks, took it in to Toyota and told
>>> them that I had to do an emergency stop and they are flat spotted.
>>> they ripped em off and put the origional Dunlop LTs on. Boy, what a
>>> difference they made!
>>> I can actualy stop in the wet now without having to slide to a halt!
>> PS: If anyone thought that Im crazy to ruin tyres like that....
>> They had done 70,000kms and around 5-6mm left on tread (7mm on
>> rears!). Felt like hard plastic rather than rubber.
>> The lease company wouldnt replace them unless they where worn out or
>> damaged. Toyota wont fit those tyres (Checked prior to 'emergency
>> stop"). The flat spots where pretty much teh only way to stuff them
>> to the point they needed replacing without running up a curb or
>> similar. That I felt would endanger myself with vehicle damage now or
>> I think had I driven like a nanna they wouldve last at least
> My father got 140,000km out of the original set of Hankooks fitted to his
> Daewoo Cielo.
> The Bob Jane T-mart cheapies that were fitted to my old Colt when I got it
> made the car undriveable in the wet and they had to go too.
Dunlop Monzas as fitted as OE to some EF Falcons would last a very long
time but were next to useless in the wet, replaced ours with Pirelli's
and it transformed the car.
From: Noddy on 17 Mar 2010 01:44
"Milton" <millame23(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
> That's not very nice now, care to reconsider that last statement DeeGee?
Pull your pants up and give your Mouth a go for a chance Roger. We've never
met, we're unlikely to ever meet and I'm unlikely to ever *want* to meet
you. Sending each other a couple of emails some time ago doesn't actually
qualify as a real physical meeting, you fuckwit :)
From: Milton on 17 Mar 2010 04:41
"Noddy" <me(a)home.com> wrote in message
> "Milton" <millame23(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
>> That's not very nice now, care to reconsider that last statement DeeGee?
> Pull your pants up and give your Mouth a go for a chance Roger. We've
> never met, we're unlikely to ever meet and I'm unlikely to ever *want* to
> meet you. Sending each other a couple of emails some time ago doesn't
> actually qualify as a real physical meeting, you fuckwit :)
I give up, what emails?? Your email address doesn't exist whereas mine does.
Says more about you than me Noddy.