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Does anyone have experience with these tyres , half the price of classic sprints ? Keith

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Excellent product

Peter W

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I was anticipating replacing my tyres with the Classic. What is the difference apart from the price ? The car is used for rallyes rather than just touring.

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I have them on my 4..... they  work really well and, as you say, half the price of Sprints. 

The downside is that the side-wall doesn’t look as nice .... but I prefer the extra pennies in my pocket (or in the fuel tank!)

.......Andy 

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As you may know, unless you have a shell with the later raised section boot floor your 165 tyre may or may not go in the spare wheel hole when inflated. 

Peter W

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I replaced all my tyres with Trac 2s a few months ago. The sidewalks seem quite soft but that’s about my only criticism. They provide loads of grip even in the wet. Can’t comment on their durability because they are too new. 

Excellent value for money.

Rgds Ian

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+1 but as Andy says, the sidewalls are rather modern if that worries you.

Miles

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I have them on my TR3a, they may not be the best looking tire on a TR3 but they dont look horrible. 

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I use them too for some years now - they provide grip on dry as well as on wet Surface.

The grip level of my TR3A could be better - but this should be blamed on the Suspension, not on the tyres.
They were a great improvement over the Firestones I was using beforehand

Durabilty may be OK - I Change them for age, not for wear. Due to our last trips & some Trouble in the front suspension, I suffered stron wear on the outside shoulders of the front  tyres - the wear on the rear is quite low.  So with normal driving & Setup they should last some 20k miles 

Regards, Johannes

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These are 165x15 T-trac on my TR3. For the most part the lettering on the sidewall disappears unless the tire is illuminated in a particular way. I tried to find a picture that shows the sidewalls.

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Have Michelin XAS on my wires but for the winter i fitted these to my Knock-on Tinilites and they are a revelation. Like them a lot and the sidewall look while not a classic look is not too bad.

As a tyre, great do not walk the walk on the tread the way XAS seem to. I like them on my 3A.

Rod

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I have just completed the LBL rally on T-Trac2's. Great in the wet and dry.

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....and congratulations on doing so! I'm about to get a set for Geoffrey (once he's returned from you know where!!). I have original T-tracs on at the moment but despite excellent tread depth they're 11 years old. I don't fancy doing the 10CR in hard rubber!

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2 hours ago, iain said:

I have just completed the LBL rally on T-Trac2's. Great in the wet and dry.

What is this rallye ? Any pics?

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Looks like its T-Trac 2 for me with all the positive comments , thanks you all. Keith

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I was on the same LBL rally as Iain.  I can confirm that T Tracs are excellent in the wet as borne out by the attached picture.

Rgds Ian

 

A very wet kart track.jpeg

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Super action shot - why not send to Wayne for TR Action.

IMHO, action shots are much more interesting than rows of parked TRs.

Ian Cornish

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Hi Ian

Wayne as with us on the trip and I suspect there will be some great shots appear in Traction. Lots of fun was had by all!:D

Iain

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