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    You are indeed correct. Itís a favourite...

    You are indeed correct.

    Itís a favourite target of the police when issuing defect notices.
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    Is this the part where we resort to calling each...

    Is this the part where we resort to calling each other names like in primary school? Seriously?

    I come back to what I mentioned a few posts above... how about acting like an adult? This isn't...
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    "Scaremongering" is relative. Some would say it's...

    "Scaremongering" is relative. Some would say it's being firmly entrenched in reality. Each to their own.
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    Lovely! It reminds me of the approach we used...

    Lovely!

    It reminds me of the approach we used to take back in my old Subaru days. Throwing more aggressive pads on the stock calipers (with stock or upgraded rotors) felt great regarding bite and...
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    During normal driving to the shops and back,...

    During normal driving to the shops and back, granted, there's likely to be little perceptible difference between a lot of tyres. I've seen some of the rubbish on some cars - whether cheap tyres, worn...
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    Same... no. If you genuinely think that and can't...

    Same... no. If you genuinely think that and can't comprehend the differences, then the joke is on you.
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    As I mentioned above: Each to their own,...

    As I mentioned above:



    Each to their own, but from what I've seen across this forum, you are very good at the selective use of data and arguments which support your own biases. Think deeper...
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    Better quality than bloody Chinese tyres, that's...

    Better quality than bloody Chinese tyres, that's for sure.
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    Read the other replies - that's a false...

    Read the other replies - that's a false assumption.
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    The overall score YES, the ranking less so....

    The overall score YES, the ranking less so. Things can be closely ranked but separated by a large margin (thus performing better vs worse).



    As is the case with most tyres - there are almost...
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    No, the Falkens don't have to prove anything......

    No, the Falkens don't have to prove anything... they weren't included in the latest test on the same car with the same profile under the same conditions. You aren't comparing apples with apples here....
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    No, they had several options (although sadly not...

    No, they had several options (although sadly not the Pilot4S which were my preference - there were stock shortages across Australia at the time).

    The Falkens generally test very well and are...
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    Yep, that's what I was trying to say in my 'war...

    Yep, that's what I was trying to say in my 'war and peace' response above that was interrupted by a few phone calls. Too slow! ;)
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    Falling "in between" in outright ranking doesn't...

    Falling "in between" in outright ranking doesn't really tell the full story - you need to drill down further into the scoring, and also how the tyres perform in different tests.

    The "overall...
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    I haven't seen any reviews comparing the FK510,...

    I haven't seen any reviews comparing the FK510, P-Zero and Hifly at the same time?

    I've seen the Motor 2021 review which notes that the Hifly and P-Zero are behind the front of the pack. That says...
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    Yep, I'm very happy thus far. No complaints at...

    Yep, I'm very happy thus far. No complaints at all.
  17. Uwe's comments ring true with me. I tried coding...

    Uwe's comments ring true with me. I tried coding the start-stop on my brother-in-law's MY19 Golf with no luck, whereas it works perfectly in my MY18 Passat. Disappointingly, my subsequent research...
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    It would be fantastic if that was the case - some...

    It would be fantastic if that was the case - some hard data and objective facts which would allow us to see what "pretty close" actually looks like. In the past, none of the Chinese tyres have been...
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    I did indeed. They were on my short list when...

    I did indeed.

    They were on my short list when I bought tyres last year. I needed tyres urgently and was hunting Pilot Sport 4s and considering some Bridgestone options, but due to supply issues...
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    Exactly - a quality tyre! On that basis, I'm...

    Exactly - a quality tyre!

    On that basis, I'm a little perplexed as to why you are willing to compromise performance/grip/safety even if you don't have kids or a family of your own...
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    Do you have a family or kids of your own? THAT'S...

    Do you have a family or kids of your own? THAT'S EXACTLY when you want to spend money on proven quality tyres for general driving. If something goes disastrously wrong on the way to work, the shops,...
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    And we're back to schoolyard retorts once again....

    And we're back to schoolyard retorts once again. Why am I surprised...
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    I've avoided replying to any of your recent posts...

    I've avoided replying to any of your recent posts as it hurts my brain... but that's patently absurd.
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    Oh, I wasn’t aware of that issue! Thanks for the...

    Oh, I wasn’t aware of that issue! Thanks for the heads-up!

    Nicely done regarding the switch cleaning too!
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    Whilst this option might not suit everyone,...

    Whilst this option might not suit everyone, there's also the option of purchasing a genuine VW part for Chinese-market VWs via aliexpress.

    I haven't tried these switches so I can't vouch for them,...
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