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Has anyone had any experience of Nexen CP641 tyres on here?
I understand they are considered a budget tyre and my local tyre dealer is doing them for £69 fully fitted.
I am using Falken ZE912's at the moment and don't really want to go any cheaper than those for safety reasons, the falkens are £70 plus postage plus fitting, all in all I will be saving £45 from having nexens fitted.
Andy
 

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Alternatives around that money.

Federal SS595 (personal recommendation from me)

Hankook V12 Evo (had good writeups, love my RS2's, will probably go on the glof once I have shredded Tango's rubber)

Nankang NS2 (yes, really)
 

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Alternatives around that money.
Nankang NS2 (yes, really)
OK, put down the Vodka and step away from the PC !

Nangkangs....seriously ? You DO know their nickname doncha ? "Ditchfinders".

Agree on the SS595's though. Had 'em on the wife's old Saxo VTR and they were amazing for the price. Fantastic grip in the wet in something that weighed as much as a Coke can !
 

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Steve what size did you run

Im in the market for 4 tyres running Falkens at the mo, they were OK but fancy a change

I am on 225/50 17 did you go 225/45? Did it make any difference?
 

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mmmmm

decisions

I shall have a look at the feds, NS2 and hankooks

need to get the geometry and tracking sorted, best before or after having new tyres? or does it matter
 

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mmmmm

decisions

I shall have a look at the feds, NS2 and hankooks

need to get the geometry and tracking sorted, best before or after having new tyres? or does it matter
If any of the tyres coming off have a particularly uneven wear pattern it may be worth having tracking or geometry looked at to prevent your new tyres from going the same way..
 

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Sooooo, thought i would bump a 10 year old thread.....

As this thread is already dedicated to Nexen tyres, thought i would ask if anyone here is running or has used their Winguard 2 or N 4 Blue season tyres? looking at getting some 17" all season tyres, and after having a heartattack at how much Crosslimate + and Vector 4 seasons cost, thought these Nexen might be worth a try
 

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Not touched either tyre you mentioned but cheaper alternatives to the CrossClimate might be:
Nokian WeatherProof - Old tyre so might be updated soon
Vredestein Quatrac Pro - This one I've used on a BMW 120i and a vast improvement on grip and comfort vs the Bridgestone Run Flat summers that came on it

I buy online from TyreLeader.co.uk : Cheap tyres online | Buy car tyres at the best prices in the Netherlands, delivered by DPD and get a local independent place to fit them - Usually a much cheaper option than using national chains

For the Nexens, there are reviews and tests here: Tyres by Brand - Tyre Tests and Reviews @ Tyre Reviews
 

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Sooooo, thought i would bump a 10 year old thread.....

As this thread is already dedicated to Nexen tyres, thought i would ask if anyone here is running or has used their Winguard 2 or N 4 Blue season tyres? looking at getting some 17" all season tyres, and after having a heartattack at how much Crosslimate + and Vector 4 seasons cost, thought these Nexen might be worth a try
I fitted Nexen Winguard Sport 2 215/55 R17 98V XL, 3PMSF to my wife’s Forester in December. I am very pleased with them. They are quieter and softer than her Summer Tyres (Falken I think). As they are a proper Winter tyre I run them with an extra 3 psi.
 
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