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Does anyone know what make and type of tyres Mercedes fitted to a 1999 230K Kompressor when it came out the factory. Ive read so many different views on the best tyres to fit that was wondering what it would have originally had from the factory.

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My guess would be Pirelli's,

i'm sure one of the r170 guys will chime in??
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My R170 came with Contis.

As they did with the R171 and still do with the R172, they just seem to fit whatever they are getting the best deal on at the time.



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Like Woolly said sometimes it is what was the best deal of the day. Many years ago I special ordered a new car, a week later went back to dealer to if he could add something to the order. They could not but reordered a second car. Both cars was deliveried on the same day to the dealer. Other than the added option one had Firestone and the other had Good Year. Good luck on your quest.
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they just seem to fit whatever they are getting the best deal on at the time.
Some car makers deliver their car with tyres that have 50% less rubber than on a new tyre.
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