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lespes
 


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Guernsey 2016 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 Landmark LE Auto Santorini BlackDiscovery 4
Cooper Weathermaster Tyres

Fitted 4 new Cooper Weathermaster tyres 2k ago.

I went for the oversize 255 x55 x 20, but kept the spare as a Pirrelli Scorpion (same size) as they are a directional tyre.

Usually fit all terrians, first time with a real winter tyre.

So far:

Very quiet, no more noise than Scorpions and no impact on mpg.
Ride smoother and poss a tad quieter, which I put down to the larger side wall in this size.

No real off road yet, but in a couple of little tracks I have done no problems.

In wet weather have handled well and caused no issues.

Some snowy conditions back in early December saw no problems at all, but not really that testing.

However yesterday, out all day in the snow and was very impressed all round with the performance.
They just stuck and gripped in all the varying conditions including some drifting on 1:10 hills Did not use any of the off road modes and even when trying hard to provoke a spin or slip they just stuck and powered on through.

Even found the braking far superior to anything experienced with All-terrians in similar conditions, with plenty of feedback and grip.

The only thing I can really moan about is they do seem to throw an lot more mud and crap up the side of the car, otherwise feel monies well spent Thumbs Up
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I have them on one of my Discoveries and I think they work great in snow/ice and normal conditions and look good too which always helps. Thumbs Up
 
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Post #19211162nd Mar 2018 11:31 am
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Scotland 2005 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Cairns BlueDiscovery 3

I run them on mine. Excellent tyre in the winter, decent in the summer, but get a bit "vague" above 25 degrees or so
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Good value too Thumbs Up
 
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United Kingdom 2010 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE Auto Zermatt SilverDiscovery 4

This is the second winter on my WeatherMasters (Pirelli in summer) very pleased with them in all conditions and so far done about 8/9k and still showing just over 8mm left.

Any thoughts on their off-road ability for 2 weeks in the Pyrenees in June?
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