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stevei r
26-02-16, 05:56 PM
Looking to put new tyres on my viper 235x60x15 and215x60x15 any suggestions.

26-02-16, 08:01 PM
I had this question for my Sumo a few months ago. I found that 235 tyres are almost impossible to find with anything like a decent speed rating these days. Much more choice if you go down to 225 on the rear as that's a Jag and BMW size.

26-02-16, 08:14 PM
pirelli 600 are on eebay right now but, not new
buy new for a lot more, when available
are you fixed with your tyre sizes? Avons CR6ZZ I can't recommend more, despite the price

stevei r
26-02-16, 09:36 PM
Just trying to keep the car original as its on a k plate 1972

27-02-16, 08:24 AM
I think Alan was referring to the width rather than the diameter. These are the Avon CR6ZZ tyres he mentioned:


They have the front in the right size but you would have to go up very slightly on the rear to a 245/60x15, but they are brilliant tyres and by far the best available in 15".


27-02-16, 10:25 AM
These are the ones I have on my Sumo now:
- Front (http://www.mytyres.co.uk/cgi-bin/rshop.pl?dsco=110&cart_id=7622095.110.25660&sowigan=So&Breite=215&Quer=60&Felge=15&Speed=&Load=&kategorie=&Marke=Kumho&ranzahl=4&tyre_for=&x_tyre_for=&Herst=Kumho&m_s=3&rsmFahrzeugart=PKW&filter_preis_bis=&filter_preis_von=&homologation=&Label=E-C-71-2&details=Ordern&typ=R-250795) V rated
- Rear (http://www.mytyres.co.uk/cgi-bin/rshop.pl?dsco=110&cart_id=7622095.110.25660&sowigan=So&Breite=215&Quer=60&Felge=15&Speed=&Load=&kategorie=&Marke=Kumho&ranzahl=4&tyre_for=&x_tyre_for=&Herst=Kumho&m_s=3&rsmFahrzeugart=PKW&filter_preis_bis=&filter_preis_von=&homologation=&Label=E-C-71-2&details=Ordern&typ=R-250795) W rated

They have been good so far and seem quite a soft tyre which is good in my opinion on our cars

stevei r
27-02-16, 04:32 PM
Doing a refub at the moment so plenty of time to decide but always going to be big money, thanks for the info Steve.

27-02-16, 07:21 PM
Avon tyres are fantastic compared to anything else.