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Unread 19th July 2017, 08:20 AM
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Out there for someone in WA to investigate
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That's a bugger but be glad it didn't kick up & go through the radiator or windscreen!

Have you bought the CS5 yet? IMO there's much better tyres. Some people love the Duellers but I'll never have Bridgestone tyres again. Geolander G015 & Toyo Open Country are both very good onroad with good grip on gravel roads, sand, etc. Another good option is Michelin Latitude Cross. My personal opinion is the Geolander is hard to beat
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For sure it was lucky for just one tyre - I can sell the rest still if someone wants it.

Yes, I've got the CS5 already. My initial preference was OPHT but it's discontinued - the tyrepower I went said it was out of stock WA statewide.
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Ok cool, I'm very interested to hear how they go
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I had the previous previous model Cooper CS4 on another vehicle and was happy with them.

I now have the Yokohama Geolandar GO15 on a 2nd set of rims. I have driven at highway speeds in rain and in dry and was very impressed in both conditions. They are promoted as being quiet and good in the wet and I think that the advertising is correct. So I am very happy with the purchase.

I can also confirm that the 225/70/16 fits without any issues at all on my SJ Forester with a 2 inch SubiLiftOz lift kit. Stock size is 225/60/17. I will get round to posting some pictures in a separate post as I also got the the spare deflated tyre to fit in the spare wheel well without problem. I will just carry a compressor with me.
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Well, Rally's preferences are well known here, but the two are not direct competitors.

I think you will know if you need AT tires by the terrain you are driving. If you are in doubt, you don't really need them. If you don't know yet, making wrong choices at first is part of the game....

New AT tire models can be very good on road. You may be kicking yourself if you get KO2s and don't need their strength, but there is little to lose by going G015 or, presumably, the 697. A particularly civilized option would be Continental's first AT tire in its own name. It just came out recently.
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^ tyres already decided:

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Yes, I've got the CS5 already.
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Had a heavy down pour on my way to work this morning. I didn't feel the water on the road at all - so far happy with the new tires

https://youtu.be/2dUr7Kfi7Vg
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Great!
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