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Old 08-21-2013, 05:50 AM   #1
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need help with my tyres

I have just brought a Porsche and the tyres are completely bald. can someone please tell me where I can buy tyres and get them fitted, I work various hours so if I have to get them fitted it would have to be at a convenient time for me. if anyone could recommend any sites they buy tyres from that would be great.

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Old 08-21-2013, 06:22 AM   #2
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I don't think our Tire retailers over here have products that will fit on cars that need Tyres.

In some ways I'm surprised that our Tires fit German cars that come with Reifen.

You'll need some local advice
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Old 08-21-2013, 06:42 AM   #3
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There are several UK/Boxster owners on this forum who will chip in with suggestions.
Being originally from the UK and am familiar with tyres and tires, London is a big city and I am sure there are several retailers there. It is ideal if you can get a recommendation for an installer that someone has personally used. I have not had new tyres installed in my Box yet but even with standard Box wheels I do not want them scraped during installation. I can do that myself parking it LOL.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:40 AM   #4
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don't worry everyone I have compared a few sites and have found that this site
Tyres247 : The Tyre Comparison Site was cheaper by a few pounds and I was able to choose where I wanted to get them fitted so it could be convenient for me.
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Old 10-22-2015, 11:32 AM   #5
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18" Tyres for 2.7

Hi 2012porscheman,

I see you looked for some new tyres.
Have you got any recommendations as I am currently in need of replacing some Kumho & Sonar - (That is what the car had on when bought - not my choice)

Hopefully you or others will have some good experiences to share

I have looked at many websites as well as review sites but wonder if i should stick to OE's

225 40 18 Tyres reviews - TyreReviews

In anticipation....
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Old 10-22-2015, 04:04 PM   #6
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I suggest you also visit boxa.net as you will find folks from your area hang out there.

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