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Thread: Tyres for x350

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    Senior Member Ice Cube's Avatar
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    I had Dunlop Sport 01s on my X358R for 6 years, and I was very pleased with them. Interesting to read that post concerning speed bumps. I hate the things, and try to avoid them if poss, else I slow down to 20 mph max for them.
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    Previously owned: 2008 X358 XJR + sunroof + Sovereign soft leather
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    I have used the Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT on my x351 , they are 19" wheels. I had them from new on my 2011 x351 and ran them to 107000 miles until the car was written off by a drunk driver, I now have them on my 2015 x351, they have covered maybe 15000 miles , personally I have seen no issues on this size at all.
    On my Super V8 which is on 20" Sepangs I have always used Falken tyres, again I have been perfectly happy with them, having covered about 80000 miles since I bought the car with about 113000 miles on the clock
    Previous Jaguars : 1985 4.2 Sov, 1988 3.6 Sov, 1990 4.0 Sov, 1994 3.2 Sov, 1998 4.0 Sov lwb, 2000 4.0 Sov lwb.2003 XJ 350 3.5se, 2011 XJL 3.0 Luxury
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    Quote Originally Posted by PDMiller View Post
    Tyre replacement time is looming and I'm toying with a change from the Pirelli P6000s that have been on the car since I bought it. I'm looking at Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT which are considerably cheaper than the Pirellis, which I'm replacing because of old age cracks not because they're worn out.I'm more concerned with comfort than speed ratings. Has anyone any experience or these or any other tyres that they might recommend?
    235 50 18s BTW
    Hi Pete,

    I changed from Pirellis to Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5s on my 19" rims a while back and much prefer the ride, handling, lower road noise and economy of the Goodyears. As 255/40/19s they were £118 each delivered from Camskills and get very good ratings on with 9/10 average rating.

    Regards, Alan
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