215/70 tyres from Blockley

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215/70 tyres from Blockley

Post by amulheirn » Fri May 10, 2019 9:00 pm

Just been informed by a friend that Blockley are now doing a 215/70 that would suit an FIA-type car. Prices received are below (bear in mind the date of posting - best check the latest price direct). https://www.blockleytyre.com
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Blockey prices at May 2019

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Re: 215/70 tyres from Blockley

Post by peterc » Sat May 11, 2019 12:59 am

Thanks Andrew,
The main problem has always been getting the rear tyres.
Wanting 255 x 60 but not getting them in a decent speed rating. Those of us with early 8.5” rims go for the Avon’s at 245 x 60 as being the nearest achievable. Then of course it’s needing to match up with the same design/ quality on the front.
Later FIA models with the 9.5” rims have more choice.
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Re: 215/70 tyres from Blockley

Post by KevinW » Sat May 11, 2019 11:11 am

Just a suggestion:

http://www.northhantstyres.com/main-tyr ... R-RWL.html

Tyre can be fitted with lettering on the inside of the wheel if needed.

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Re: 215/70 tyres from Blockley

Post by peterc » Sat May 11, 2019 12:59 pm

Thanks Kevin,
I’ll would certainly consider Northants when I have worn out my Avon’s.
I somehow think that the Galaxy’s wouldn’t have the same road holding capability as the CR6ZZ’s
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Re: 215/70 tyres from Blockley

Post by KevinW » Sun May 12, 2019 12:10 am

Hi Peter, early reports over at the CRC site suggest that the Galaxys are far superior to US rubber, and possibly not quite as sticky as the Avons, but they are 2-3 times cheaper, and still represent excellent performance. I'll be going wit this size tyre on the Crendon when i get around to fitting the Knock-ons,

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Re: 215/70 tyres from Blockley

Post by 289 Baz » Sat May 18, 2019 6:06 pm

I'll always fit Avon CRZ66's, the price of the tyre's are far outweighed by the value of my car or the repair bill's!!!!!! why skimp on cheap tyres???? I don't think any tyre available can match the Avon's for grip and still be road legal. As for wear rate my last set lasted 9 years at about 5000 miles per year, but that is with a properly designed and set up suspension.

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