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    New 275/40x20 tyres

    It has been a while since my last post and wanted to share my experience with the new tyres on the RRS. I did some online research as we all do and finally decided upon the Hankook Ventus S1 Evo2. I picked up 4 for the price of 3 which made it very attractive. I've only driven a short distance with the Hankooks but they seem very good tyres so far. One thing I have noticed is that I have less road noise and they seem firmer on the road. The tyres I had before were Dunlop SP Sport Maxx.

    I guess time will tell how they last. Most of my driving is highways/city and some gravel.
    Mike

    2008 RRS TDV8
    1997 D1 300tdi (gone and missed)
    Series IIA (gone but not forgotten)

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    Nice.

    What did they end up costing you?

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    I'm looking for something a little more robust - the current pick is the Continental Cross Contact ATR..

    There just don't seem to be many reviews out there....

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    I put a set of Cooper Zeon LTZ's in 275 45 20 on my 2008 TDV8 and loved them. Did a lot of kms over 3 years towing my 25 foot van as well. Very stable and quiet.

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    I've just put a set of Cooper Discoverer H/T's on in the same size and I HATE THEM!!!

    I bought a set of second hand 22's a while back with Pirelli Scorpion Zeros in 285 35 22. Love them too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike123 View Post
    It has been a while since my last post and wanted to share my experience with the new tyres on the RRS. I did some online research as we all do and finally decided upon the Hankook Ventus S1 Evo2. I picked up 4 for the price of 3 which made it very attractive. I've only driven a short distance with the Hankooks but they seem very good tyres so far. One thing I have noticed is that I have less road noise and they seem firmer on the road. The tyres I had before were Dunlop SP Sport Maxx.

    I guess time will tell how they last. Most of my driving is highways/city and some gravel.
    Not the same tyre or size, but I'm very happy with the Hankooks Dynapro ATs in our Defender. I think Hankooks may be a bit under appreciated.
    2009 Defender 110 2.4. ARB bulbar, Ironman winch, Safari snorkel, Steinbauer chip, AP HD clutch, Lightforce spots, larger tank, Off Road Systems drawer, Traxide 160 controller, Tekonsha brakes, Mulgo seat runners, Uniden UHF, Nuggetstuff seat corners, breathers, Polaris GPS.

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    Iím giving these Toyo Open Country AT2 265/50R20 a go. Wanted something a bit more suited to the dirt.


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