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Old 1st April 2020, 08:04 PM
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I'd literally just switched from 19" winter wheels on my D4 across to 21" summer wheels with brand new Pirelli pzeros a couple of weeks before everything started to grind to a halt.
The rears (Falcon FK510's) were pretty well used and I needed to either switch to the summer wheels or replace them. . . The car looks a bit sportier now but can't really go anywhere much!
Its also had a stage 1 tune which took it to 540bhp and 800Nm which makes for an even more interesting driving experience!
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Old 1st April 2020, 11:31 PM
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Yep. Saved me about 6k in tyre costs over the last 3 years - that's 3 annual holidays for me

Very true - mine may only be rated to 155 mph
I am sure your tyre suppliers are up north? Too far out for me.
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I am sure your tyre suppliers are up north? Too far out for me.
Yep, DM Tyres in Oldham. Exceptional.
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I'd literally just switched from 19" winter wheels on my D4 across to 21" summer wheels with brand new Pirelli pzeros a couple of weeks before everything started to grind to a halt.
The rears (Falcon FK510's) were pretty well used and I needed to either switch to the summer wheels or replace them. . . The car looks a bit sportier now but can't really go anywhere much!
Its also had a stage 1 tune which took it to 540bhp and 800Nm which makes for an even more interesting driving experience!
Lovely photo & lovely colour Neil
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