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Thread: New Tyres For Toyota Vigo

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    New Tyres For Toyota Vigo

    I know this has been discussed in other threads but I can't find any info.

    After 10 years I need to put new wellies on the pickup. I am currently running Bridgestone Duellers which I really wanted to buy again ( 80K kms and still have a fair bit of tread left but the grip level in the wet is now too low) but it seems they have been discontinued.

    I know a numbers of BMs drive pickups and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for new ones.
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    can't help you there soupy.
    mine were the light truck variety 215/70 R15
    i think most discussions here were about the LT tyre variety. probably lost in chobs thread somewhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moo Uaon View Post
    can't help you there soupy.
    mine were the light truck variety 215/70 R15
    i think most discussions here were about the LT tyre variety. probably lost in chobs thread somewhere.
    Thanks Lew. I need 265/70/R16.

    Guess I will just go with the Michelins, cost a bit more @5690 each but come recommended on tyre forums.
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    Very happy with our Firestone LE01's. Bridgestone by another name. 4k a corner.

    Only 80,000 on your Duellers...... should've gone another 10k at least 55555555
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    Quote Originally Posted by kaptainrob View Post
    Very happy with our Firestone LE01's. Bridgestone by another name. 4k a corner.

    Only 80,000 on your Duellers...... should've gone another 10k at least 55555555
    Still decent tread but no grip in the wet.

    10 years old, the rubber was fooked.

    Happy with the Michelins quiter and I just threw the truck around in downpour without a hint of a slide.

    Not cheap mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soupdragon View Post
    Still decent tread but no grip in the wet.

    10 years old, the rubber was fooked.

    Happy with the Michelins quiter and I just threw the truck around in downpour without a hint of a slide.

    Not cheap mind.

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    Mine were in better nick than yours at 90,000 ... Got me thru the drought years but hard as the hobs of hell! You're a hoon Bernie!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soupdragon View Post
    Still decent tread but no grip in the wet.

    10 years old, the rubber was fooked.
    My first truck a,D max, had something similar. the big old tyres were old and as slippery as hell,even in the dry. had to replace them.

    I got Firestone LE1's on my Chev though. different to the original Bridgestones but a much more comfortable ride.
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