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  1. Stuck on Tyre Choice

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension, Brakes (10G)
    I have recently had a slow puncture to one of my front wheels and as the grip is nearing legal limits I have decided to put the money to repair a puncture towards changing the pair. (Still using original Primacy 3 and have covered 17,500 miles) Now I am stuck for choice on tyres. I have a 1.0...
  2. Offers 4 X Pilot sport 4 / fitted £375 @ blackcircles discount code

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Wasn't sure where to put this but if you're in the market for some new tyres black circles have got deal on Michelin Pilot sport 4. Due to my rookie status I can't post a link to the site but the discount codes are; £15 off two = "2mich15 £40 off four = "4mich40" Not sure if the price will...
  3. Tyre Choice Michelin CrossClimate Plus for 17" rims

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    I have a 2010 Civic Si 1.8. The alloys are rated for 225/45 R17 91Y tyres. I want 2 front Michelin CrossClimate+ 225/45 R17 94W tyres. Could the lower speed rating from Y to W affect insurance or MOT? I'm with Elephant at the moment (rotate between Elephant, Diamond and Admiral depending on...
  4. What Tyres for FN2?

    Morning all! Hope everyone is well ^_^ Looking at two new fronts in a few weeks and wonder what everyone runs? I think I am, based on internet browsings, going to go for the Pilot Sports or Asyms, but open to suggestion! I don't do track days so only for normal driving....cheers! Chris
  5. Tyre Choice What tyres for 8th gen Civic 2.2 SI?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi, New to this forum and looking for some advice on some new tyres. Got a Honda Civic 8th Gen 2.2 SI 5 door with 17inch wheels. I've had the car for just over a year and thinking about replacing all 4 tyres - the rear ones need doing anyway while the front really don't seem great...
  6. Tyre Choice Best tyres for Civic Type R

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi guys. Had my 2008 Civic Type R for close on a month & the front tyres are simply awful in the wet (not great in the dry) they are some unknown brand & are simply not to my liking. (might put them on the rear as one is getting really low on tread,had advisory on mot) So i`m after 2 new tyres...
  7. Newbie from Bristol!

    Introduce yourself
    Hi all, picked up my 59 plate fk3 ES a few days ago, with 95k on it, and I'm mostly loving it so far. Pretty, practical and quick - even the kids are impressed! The dealer even fitted a new clutch at no extra cost, following a pre-sale inspection, so a mild remap could be on the menu soon...
  8. Tyre Choice right size tyre for 18 inch alloys

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    hello there. i have a honda civic 2006 i-ctdi ex. they have 18 inch alloys and the size of tyre i have on them is 225 45 R18 95W XL. are these the correct size, because i recently changed the 2 front tyres with the same size that were originally on there and the mechanic who changed them told me...
  9. Tyre Choice New Tyres

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi all Just passed MOT this weekend however all tyres need changing soon as theyre just over 3mm. Now my current tyre sizes and brands are 225/45/17 91Y Front Goodyear Eagle F1s Aysemtric 2 (replaced last year in July) Back Potenzas (bought with the car) Now I'm open to suggestions but seen...
  10. Falken 914 vs 453 tyres and mixing on axle - Views?

    Big nail in tyre but not deflating unless tried to remove, forced rapid visit to Kwik Fit. Existing tyres were Falken 453s all round. They replaced the one on grounds that the combination of the nail penetration and some bead damage rendered unsafe, rather than repair. However they replaced...
  11. Suspension Tyres and Drop Links

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Morning folks... Yesterday I got my new drop links (went for the Meyle HD ones) as Honda advised my current ones were weakened when I went for their 'Winter Health Check' - As I was changing them (quick and easy job) I realised my current ones were perfectly fine so that was a bit annoying...
  12. Other How to put wheel back on

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Thinking of taking my wheels off, fitting spacers and painting my calipers, just wondered if this is a DIY job. Taking the wheel off is easy enough, but just wondering about the procedure to put the wheels back on. Do they need torquing? or anything else doing to them other than just doing them...
  13. Tyre Choice Yokohoma Advan Sport V105?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Tried searching for peoples opinions on these tyres on here but can't seem to find anything... Anyone had or know what the Yokohoma Advan sport V105 is like on the FN2? (225/40/18) They just look a really good tyre, anyone else had any experience with them? Yokohama Advan Sport V105 | the...
  14. Tyre Choice Advice on new tyres

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi All I need to get myself a set of budget tyres for the Fn2. Ive got £100 to spend, anyone got any recommendations for some that have proved to be better than the usual rubbish that you get with budgets? Cheers
  15. Tyre Choice **HELP!!** Anybody urgently advise on tyre choice - they're on car NOW!!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    :confused: I URGENTLY need someone's help - like NOW!! [smilie=graytard.gi: I bought and had fitted some Michelin Pilot Sport 3 (225/40R18 92Y) on the front for my beloved 09 Type R GT [I]Baby[/I]:typer: this morning (on advice from the guy on the phone who said they'd be better than the...
  16. Tyres for Type S 2.2

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi all, Looking to get some new front tyres for my Type S GT 2.2 and wondered if anyone had any recommendations of where to get brand tyres at low prices? I'm looking to keep cost down (obviously) but want to buy a premium brand tyre (bridgestone, goodyear etc) as it has Bridgestone Potenza's...
  17. Tyre Choice 225/45 R17 V (91) vs 225/45 R17 Y (91)

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi Guys, I am looking to change the tyres on my 2.2 diesel civic, I currently have a mishmash of Primacy Pilots on the back, a Potenza and a very scruffy Michelin on the front. The Michelin has a slow puncture, the car tramlines like a bugger and its very noisy on the motorway! I used to have...
  18. Tyre Other Nitrogen vs Air for your tyres

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Has any one discussed this before ? I was just having some new tyres fitted and the technician mentioned for £9 I could could have nitrogen air filled tyres. Is it just another myth to make money or does it help look after your wheels? If your not aware the idea is that when you use compressed...
  19. MPG i-shift mpg taken a nosedive

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Not sure if this is outside of my control, but recently (weeks maybe months) my i-shift's mpg is taken a nosedive. I commute 250 miles a week and have noticed that I'm using more fuel each week with a similar driving style. It's down about 5+ mpg on a 1.8 i-shift Things I've checked... Driving...
  20. Tyre Choice Road-legal Track Tyres

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi, I'm looking at getting some track tyres ready for the Summer for my CTR. Any (road-legal) recommendations with loads of grip? Ones I've seen so far are Toyo R1R and the Yokohama Advan A048 but both not cheap! Cheers, CrazyEraserUK