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18" Tyres That Don't Tram Line.... Recommendations Please

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#1 jizzer

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 07:38 PM

Focus 2.0TDCI 2009 fitted with 18" alloys with Continental Sport Contact 2 Tyres 225/40/18 92W as standard from new

 

Great tyres stick like glue to the road but I am not happy with them tram lining any rut or imperfections in the road ,and lets face it the state of the roads today, and your wrestling the steering wheel back .

 

I did not notice how much it did this until I fitted winter wheels and tyres this winter and its a pleasure to steer albeit not the grippy stability of the conti's but never the less no tram lining .

 

any recommendations for alternative tyres with similar performance to the conti's minus the tramlining welcome.

 

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#2 gregers

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 08:38 PM

my smax tram lines aswell and i use cheapo tyres.



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Posted 01 April 2014 - 09:03 PM

I use Mazzini low profile they are cheap but really grippy :)

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 09:04 PM

I use Mazzini low profile they are cheap but really grippy :)

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Posted 02 April 2014 - 09:28 PM

Just purchased and fitted a set of new Kleber Quadraxer 225/40 R18 92 V XL tyres. I'll report back any problems I have but so far so good!



#6 jizzer

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 06:51 PM

Is the tram lining more defined depending on the tread pattern...... Ie continuous grooves around the tyre .?

#7 dsrogan

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:36 PM

I fitted Avon zz5 - 240/40 18 w95 - no tram lining - was bad using the Michelins



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Posted 22 August 2014 - 09:26 AM

I use 4 x Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance, 18" tyres from Camskill. Great EU rating and very good reviews. Absolutely cracking set of tyres:

 

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