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Old 17 November 2008, 07:13   #11
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I will second that, i have general grabbers on my landrover and they seem to be a very good tyre,(235x16) however my first choice for mainly road use would be the BFG AT.
RE spirited driving, True i cant dream of spirited driving in the landy but, its more than a match for a cayenne off road and would at least keep all its bodypanels intact! and it may look as if its been designed by a 2 year old but it is also a lot easier on they eye than the cayenne
no doubt will out last a cayenne too and most importantly of all, its EL CHEAPO
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Yup my mates cayenne is back in the garage AGAIN - for 3 weeks this time. They have lent him a 911 until his gets better - can't wait...........
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Old 18 November 2008, 08:06   #13
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2000 miles/week, so around 300-400 miles/work day. With traffic calming in 30mph zones, you must have spent over 10 hours/day just driving.
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2000 miles/week, so around 300-400 miles/work day. With traffic calming in 30mph zones, you must have spent over 10 hours/day just driving.
Not doing that sort of mileage any more - some weeks it was 3000 miles!!!

And yes I was spending 8 - 10 hrs driving - it was great - my favourite run was to Banbury - great roads up through mid wales. Good contract AND 50p per mile!!!
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yes I was spending 8 - 10 hrs driving - it was great - my favourite run was to Banbury - great roads up through mid wales. Good contract AND 50p per mile!!!
And all spent on front tyres
I had a 2.2 vectra that was good at eating tyres too, front N/S first from boying it into roundabouts at 50 mph and wazzing the lock on quickly while on the ABSits great fun getting oversteer in a FWD
they would usuallu do 8,000 miles though cos the wife used it a lot.
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And all spent on front tyres
I had a 2.2 vectra that was good at eating tyres too, front N/S first from boying it into roundabouts at 50 mph and wazzing the lock on quickly while on the ABSits great fun getting oversteer in a FWD
they would usuallu do 8,000 miles though cos the wife used it a lot.
Nah they were HIRE cars!!!

Mind you 4 of them banned me cos of the mileage - they really don't like giving you a brand new car and having to take it off fleet 4 - 5 weeks later........
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[quote=codprawn;272023] Nah they were HIRE cars!!![quote]

ahhhh....the best of roaders, any hire car.
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Anybody any experiance of Yokohama super diggers?

Noisy on road?

Grip in wet?

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my mate had some 31 1050 15 superdiggers on a landrover once, i recall they were good in deep mud and noisy on the road. they were far better on the road than the tyres they replaced, but as they were xplys its not really a good comparison.
BFG ....AT you cant go wrong, they will do lots of miles!
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Thanks mate, I missed a complete set of hardly used BFG ATs on ebay yesterday for 250.

I'm going to keep looking and see what bargins I can get on another set of Bridgestone dueler 689s, BFG ATs or Grabber ATs.

I am loathe to change from the Duelers as I like the way the Shogun handles on the road with them, and they are not bad on the sort of other surfaces I travel on sometimes including slippery slipways, beaches etc.
But as I'm changing all 4 this time, I need to leave my options open to get a bargain.

The Grabber AWs are all over the place at the moment, in my size, at very good prices, has nobody on here used them?

Think I'll have to try and remember my password for difflock.com.

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