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Hot!Cannot find replacement tyres for 225/50/15R

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Re: 2018/04/18 22:36:40 (permalink)
My tyres arrived today.  Very happy!  Thanks again for the link.  
Just on a side note for the moderators:  I've not visited the forum for a while.  I have to say I find the verification for this Forum super annoying.  Was this site badly hacked??

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Re: 2018/04/19 01:22:30 (permalink)
I have used Toyo T1R'S on the rear in the past, and have found the rear of the car tends to float a bit until they have a few K's on them, so maybe take it easy when you first get them on.
Some people think the sidewalls are a bit soft on these, however I believe it is more likely to be tread flex because the rear end float goes away when the tread wears down a bit and the rubber hardens up.

Yeah they feel horrible for the first xx amount of k's. I rang Toyo and spoke to one of their technical department about it a few years ago. The dude said he'd read our comments and said we had no idea of what we were talking about!
At that point I wished that there was more choice for our tyres
On other news I spoke to Toyo's development dept about the rumours of the T1R being discontinued, Toyo confirmed those rumours were true.
But don't panic, they also said that they were bringing out a new design of our rear size. It is due for release towards the end of 2018. No idea what its going to be named.

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