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Quiet and grip well
So I've had these for a day and immediately noticed how much better they were compared to my outgoing Pirellis.
Had a massive downpour here today so a great day to get them fitted and see wet weather performance and wow they stick the car to the road like glue! Driving on metro roads and very smooth, very happy.
Had them fitted to my 2005 VZ SS at 235/40r18.
Only thing i forgot to ask the guy at beaurepairs was the recommended running pressure at my size.
Purchased in February 2021.
I can't fault these tyres. Now on my third set (Commodore 3.0L). First set 86,500km, second set 91,500km and only changed due to a puncture in one. They are rotated every service (15,000km) as the rears wear quicker. Excellent grip in both wet and dry.
300rwkw VF Calais V running high 12sec on F1 Goodyear 245 40 19
Very pleased with my Goodyear F1 tyres, I've had Toyo comfort tyres, coopers, hankooks and many more. I'm a trade technician and trained on VW, Peugeot, Audi and Suzuki. I've been involved in offloading, kart racing, street machine drag racing and owned over 30 cars. First Good years I've every owned. Highly rate them as I've done about 5000km and they look like new. I've done 30 green slip runs at the drags with slight wheel spin to flick the water off and achieved a great 12.9sec quarter mile on a bad 30kph head wind. I cruise long distance going on holidays and have no complaints. I drive hard on tyres but keep my pressure up and like low noise tyres. Will be buying again. 10/10
Very smooth tyres.
This is the first time I put Goodyear’s on my car. Had other premium brands costing a lot more in the past but these tyres are a lot smoother as well as being great in the wet. Highly recommended.
Purchased in May 2021.
Extra grip in the wet
Great in the wet they push the water away
They have already outlasted the Tyers they replaced
i feel more in control of my car during cornering and braking and my car just seems to hold the road better
The service people at Coburg Tyers are just great
I would recommend them to anyone
not a performance tyre
positive first - very good wet grip when new. Unfortunately that's all these tyres have going for them
In the dry they are rubbish. Response to steering input is slow with big slip angle apparent and they start protesting early when put under lateral load (queue understeer and sliding). Very poor heat tolerance with what little grip they have diminishing after a couple of km of spirited driving on a windy road. After 5000 km on these they have lots of tread depth left however the rubber has hardened and chipping is apparent across the face of the tread.
They are now dangerous and can only be driven on very sedately without the rear breaking loose - i am throwing these away and replacing with michelins PS4 or bridgestone RE003
I just swapped over these tyres and must say i was damn impressed. 100k on the front and 80k on the rears. couldn't have been happier. unfortunately i got talked into trying the dunlop DZ102's and my god are the dunlops rubbish. for the $20 dollars extra, definitely go for the eagle F1's. i rarely experienced loss of traction even in wet conditions and never experienced frightening under steer. My current dunlops, i experienced under steer within the first 2000km around a roundabout at a reasonable speed and was the most frightening experience ...i've ever had. even at the end of the Eagle F1's life i never experienced this at the same roundabout. (both in the dry!) Couldn't recommend the eagle F1's more highly. will happily vouch for them any day of the week. will be going back to them once the shitlops are through.
So far so good
What can I say, had these tyres on for around 5,000km and they are nice and quiet for a direction tyre. So far they have, been excellent in the wet and dry conditions. I rate these just as good, if not better than the other premium brand tyres. Highly recommend to shop around and see if you can find the buy 3 get 1 free deal
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Check you get what you think you are getting
I bought a set of these 13 months and 17,000km ago. Imagine my shock when today I was told by the same place that fitted them, Beaurepairs, that the back tires were barely legal, what the?? 2mm tread depth left.
My car is front wheel drive, how can the rear tires wear faster than the fromt ones? Beaurepairs said that the rear tires had worn evenly so its not a case of misalginment causing the damage.
Sure they grip in wet and dry, but if they only last < 20,000 km I wont be buying them again and would not advise anyone else to either.
Offroad and mountain terrain still going strong.
Very durable tyres. Have been using the current set for 4 years now and still going strong. Have taken them offroad and in mountain roads and they perform very well. I drive quite aggressive and these tyres perform well under pressure. I haven't felt them slip much and they grip to the road. Very impressed and would definitely buy again.
Great Tyre, Lower road noise
Noticeably quieter tyre than the dunlops sp sport 600 that were originally on the car. Great handling tyre and have had them on the car for 4 years now. They still have plenty of tread left on them & I've put them through some harsh corners. Overall they are a great tyre and reasonably priced
Over 70,000kms now.
I have a full set on a 2007 Subaru Legacy. I've never lost traction, wet or dry, and I don't drive like a nanna. I bought my 205/50R17s for $160 NZD each and my only problem is that they're double the price now! It would be an easy decision to replace with the same tyre if they weren't so expensive. Not sure whether other brands will last as long though.
Very happy with these tyres
I got four of these on as a set at a really good price.
Made in Thailand but as soon as they put a full set(4) on the car it was obvious these are much better then the previous set. The car brakes, and corners much better, rain or shine.
I have been using these for a little over two years and done about 30000 km.
Would buy again for sure.
Had these on my 2011 wrx. Great grip for first 80000km. Only just replaced at 100,000km due to running over a piece of metal and one going flat. And that wasnt the easiest 100000km. So great tyres. I am trying a softer grippier tyre next time tho so i know they wont last as long
Good handling but terrible wear.
These came highly recommended but quite expensive. The handling is great in both wet and dry and minimal road noise. The shock came when I went back to Beaurepaires to have them rotated and balanced. He said the rear tyres are almost due for replacement after only 13000 kms! He said they're more worn than the fronts.
I realise they're performance tyres but in the size that I need, 235/45 x 18, there's not a lot of choice. I drive a 2012 Ford Mondeo and I'm far from a high performance driver. I drive around the metro area with the occasio...
good in dry but not so great in wet
Tyres fitted to 175kw front wheel drive Mitsi 380 (1600kgs or so) and have no complaints about dry grip, seem to be lasting better than the F1GSD3s I had prevoiusly. Steering feel in the dry seems as good as the GSD3s.
Main reason I bought them was to match the wet grip of the GSD3s but they have never been as good. The GSD3s were made in Germany whilst the D5s are made in China and it seems from the wear and the lack of wet grip that they have used a harder compound. I find that they spin easily in the wet and are no match for the GSD3s whi...
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Great tyre for performance car
I bought the tyre last year and was installed on my MY12 WRX. A year after I upgrade my car to WRX STi and installed the tyre on aftermarket rims. Bring the car for track day and utilise it for daily driving with no issue at all.
I pushed the car hard on track and the tyre doing what it can do to maintain the stability of the car. Had no issue on hard breaking and hard cornering.
Good tyre with good price.
Over one year later
Well had the F1 s now for over a year and they really are a good tyre. Great turn in, handling braking and quiet and so far, after about 15000 km still little noticeable wear. I am running 36psi front and 33 back - seems to give a neutral stance and not a harsh ride. Bump this up to 38/35 and you notice the bumps.
Just installed a hd sway bar on the back and the change was very subtle and nothing appeared to change, but the car just goes through a corner much faster, but with no change of behaviour. Great!
I suppose there is a better tyre out there somewhere for the price,but that will have to wait until these wear out
Great tyre, great price
I find my car using the goodyear eagle f1 directional 5 is alot smoother, quieter and more responsive than the dunlop sport maxx that the vehicle came out of the factory with.. These dunlops were a very good tyre but i would defiently purchase the goodyear next time.. I highly recommendedthese tyres...
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