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Replacing tyres

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by andyj941, 19 Apr 2008.

  1. andyj941

    andyj941

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    Hi I'm replacing all 4 tyres on a Ford Fiesta 1.3 Flight and have decided to use National Tyres. I put the same tyre size I have now into their website (175/65 14) and it quoted £160.00 fully fitted price for the Avon CR322 which is the one I've decided to go for (has a speed rating of T). However when I don't specify an exact tyre size and just put in my registration number it comes up with the same tyre but instead size 155/70 13 T. This size isn't specified in the owner's guide whereas the other, more expensive first one is. This 155/70 13 T option is also £20 cheaper in total too.

    Therefore what I'd like to know is whether the 155/70 13 T is appropriate or I should just stick to the owners manual and go for the more expensive 175/65 14 option. And why does the website give you an estimated tyre size which isn't specified by Ford? I decided on the CR322 due to its high performance and chose National because of their BOGOF offer.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Andy
     
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    If the tyres on the car are 175/65 14 then replace them with the same size. Trying to fit 155/70 13 is imposible. Think about it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    :confused: You mean you can't put a 13" tyre on a 14" rim? I would never have thought of that :LOL:
     
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    Gosh me neither , it's surprising what you can learn on here.

    Wotan
     
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    I guess that could explain the problem I have with standard-sized condoms






    (they keep falling off)
     
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