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      01-27-2013, 01:48 AM   #1
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Wet weather tyre performance

For those not aware, Brisneyland is a tad on the wet side at present.

So I had what was, from memory, a chance to see how the ContiSportContact5's that were fitted to the car would perform as I boated my way around main roads and the M1 on my way to West End for some indoor rock climbing.

My verdict:

Even when I hit a patch of standing water, the front's did a great job of getting water out from under the contact patch. I felt one minor tug at freeway speeds on a large unbroken patch of water, but nothing untoward.

Really makes me glad that not only do I have the best mid-size sedan on the market at the moment, but in combination with some tyres everything keeps nice and composed.

/end my 2c.
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      01-27-2013, 04:08 AM   #2
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That's really good to know, thanks.

I haven't had a decent drive in the wet yet - Melbourne hasn't rained much at all in Jan and I was away in Dec.
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      01-27-2013, 05:18 AM   #3
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i have these on now the Conti SC5P is the best tire i have gad, and my last 2 sets were Michelin pilot sports on my e92. U pay for what u get.
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Are these tires RF?
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      01-27-2013, 07:19 AM   #5
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Took my Conti runflats out today too, they made it a breeze to dodge all the fallen trees and flooded roads.

Brilliant tires, and a brilliant car.
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Are these tires RF?
Ja.
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Hmm price? Must cost a bomb
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Hmm price? Must cost a bomb
Came fitted to the car at delivery.
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gold coast is getting hammered too, been using my girlfriends car
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Came fitted to the car at delivery.
Really? I didnt even notice ..
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