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02-10-2019, 07:15 PM
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Re: New tyres

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50% of trucks and buses use remoulds and 90% of aircraft tyres are remoulds.
Thanks for that information. I do believe that remoulds are illegal on the steering wheels (Front wheels) of busses.
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02-10-2019, 10:51 PM
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Re: New tyres

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I know it's probably a silly question, but when you are quoted a price for tyres, can I assume that means 'fitted' as well, or is the tyre price usually just for the tyres alone?
I would expect the price to include fitting and balancing. I can't think of a dealer where fitting and balancing was an extra charge.
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02-10-2019, 10:58 PM
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Re: New tyres

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I would expect the price to include fitting and balancing. I can't think of a dealer where fitting and balancing was an extra charge.
Kwik-Fit.
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02-10-2019, 11:18 PM
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Re: New tyres

Thanks everyone, I will let you know the outcome later.
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03-10-2019, 11:28 AM
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Re: New tyres

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Kwik-Fit.
Never heard of them. it must be a pommie thing.
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03-10-2019, 08:55 PM
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Re: New tyres

Originally Posted by big ben ->
Thanks for that information. I do believe that remoulds are illegal on the steering wheels (Front wheels) of busses.
I was going to say 'l should think so' when l spotted the brackets
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03-10-2019, 10:12 PM
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Re: New tyres

Michelin who supply remoulds under the Michelin Remix banner recommend that they are not fitted to steering axles but it is not illegal.
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04-10-2019, 03:08 PM
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Re: New tyres

Originally Posted by Ray Cathode ->
50% of trucks and buses use remoulds and 90% of aircraft tyres are remoulds.
Interesting.
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04-10-2019, 03:58 PM
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Re: New tyres

Here's some info about remoulds which might be of interest:

https://www.tyresdirectuk.co.uk/faq/remould-tyres/
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