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oneten110



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JOW240725 wrote:
What are the G90's like to live with in terms of handling in dry/wet etc? Noisy?


They are reasonable in the dry and wet, providing you don't ask too much of them. Braking in the wet can be entertaining, especially on smooth road surfaces.
In terms of noise they make a fair bit of racket but not too bad and nothing like as loud as Goodyear extra grip used to make.
The biggest problem I found with them was the wear rate. Because there isn't much rubber in contact with the road at any one time, they wear quite quickly. I was replacing them after about 25,000 miles. The thing in their favour is that they were pretty cheap.

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strang



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United Kingdom 2009 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 XS CSW Galway Green

Series One not Defender, but I love the look! I actually have to fit these to get the right off set as I have Zeus disc brakes fitted on the front. I also have extended studs front and back - its a big argument in series circles......



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GREENI



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JOW240725



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

Wolf 'style' ET0 rims with 235x85R16 Cooper ST Maxx



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 James
MY2012 110 2.2TDCi XS SW Orkney Grey - http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic43410.html
MY1990 110 200TDi SW beautifully faded Portofino Red - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post743641.html#743641
MY1984 90 V8 Slate Grey - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post744557.html#744557
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doublea



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Scotland 2015 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Keswick Green

Very nice!

How far out are the tyres in relation to the arches?

Any effect on turning circle or handling? Current Steeds:
2015 110 UW in Grasmere Green
2003 BMW F650 the Hack
2000 Elise
1992 Ducati 888 (still in bits but soon to be st4s powered)

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strang wrote:
Series One not Defender, but I love the look! I actually have to fit these to get the right off set as I have Zeus disc brakes fitted on the front. I also have extended studs front and back - its a big argument in series circles......



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How do you find the Zeus discs?

Have you a Lwb Master cylinder & Servo fitted?


Sorry for all the questions but looking at Fitting in the New-Year!!


Thanks

Andy Defender-less at the moment so just the S1's to keep me occupied....

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JOW240725



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

doublea wrote:
How far out are the tyres in relation to the arches? Any effect on turning circle or handling?


The wheels sit nicely on the edge but well within the arches. Handling wise I don't notice a difference really but that may be just due to it being a new vehicle and fairly elderly with poor tyres previously, so haven't been pushing the old girl.

I need to adjust the steering stops to see if I can get more turn. However coming from 110's it already turns on a six pence!


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 James
MY2012 110 2.2TDCi XS SW Orkney Grey - http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic43410.html
MY1990 110 200TDi SW beautifully faded Portofino Red - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post743641.html#743641
MY1984 90 V8 Slate Grey - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post744557.html#744557
Instagram @suffolk_rovers

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235/85r16

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doublea



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Scotland 2015 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Keswick Green

Standard wolf wheels with Goodyear wranglers for comparison of projection from wing.

My sister’s 2013 90 came with an “off road pack” including hd wheels and wrangler tyres.


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 Current Steeds:
2015 110 UW in Grasmere Green
2003 BMW F650 the Hack
2000 Elise
1992 Ducati 888 (still in bits but soon to be st4s powered)

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JOW240725



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

Last photo I promise Embarassed


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 James
MY2012 110 2.2TDCi XS SW Orkney Grey - http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic43410.html
MY1990 110 200TDi SW beautifully faded Portofino Red - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post743641.html#743641
MY1984 90 V8 Slate Grey - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post744557.html#744557
Instagram @suffolk_rovers

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2014 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Keswick Green

Body coloured

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Thon



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United Kingdom 2007 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 SW Keswick Green

Very nice - is that Keswick Green?

HDs with XZLs as nature intended - covered in Salisbury Plain filth: -


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LandRoverAnorak



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United Kingdom 2013 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey

Billy_Whizz wrote:
Body coloured

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That looks very nice. I'm sorely tempted to go the body coloured Wolf route, myself. Darren

2013 Defender 110 USW XS
2013 Discovery 4 XS

"You came in that thing? You're braver than I thought!" - Princess Leia

MY 110 USW BUILD THREAD - MY 200tdi 90 BUILD THREAD

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GREENI



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JOW240725 wrote:
Last photo I promise Embarassed


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That reminds me, Cars is on later.



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diesel_jim



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United Kingdom 2006 Defender 110 Td5 SW Epsom Green

Thon wrote:
Very nice - is that Keswick Green?

HDs with XZLs as nature intended - covered in Salisbury Plain filth: -


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Perfect!! with a Penman as well.... yours? nice... I'd like one at some point.

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