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Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2020     Scania R 620 B8x4NA   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - New Tricks Not a lot of people know this, but I’m a big fan of mangled proverbs. Like: “What doesn’t kill you, will make you hope you’d never been born.” And how about: “You can lead a horse to water….but a pencil must be lead.” They’re a couple of gems I’ve picked up along the way, but it’s the plain, straightout version of another old saying – that one about teaching an old dog new tricks – that comes to mind during our latest Giti ..

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