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Cheap is cheap for a reason !!
IME put on to replace worn out tyres prior to selling.
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Yes, nail on head, exactly why mine had 2 decent tyres and 2 Chinesiums when I first got it
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Yes, nail on head, exactly why mine had 2 decent tyres and 2 Chinesiums when I first got it
Same setup that was on my 200 when I bought it. Pirellis on the fronts, Chinesiums on the rears... was "interesting" to say the least.
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Once you start messing with the steering geometry by putting the wrong size tyres/wheels on and changing the ride hight things will always be different...especially handling.

I have to agree with comments regarding crappy tyres. I had two awful chinese tyres on the rear of my car and two dreadful part worns on the front. Coupled with this was a worn central control arm and dodgy TRE's.


Get your car back to origonal is my advice
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