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Old 06 Apr 2008, 10:20 am
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Default NEW TIRES??? PIRELLI OR MICHELIN

Ok Any one try Pirelli p4? 85K warranty or Michelin MXV4's >.. 60K warranty,,,, aprrox $100.00 more for the Michelins (total that is-) or another choice ???,,,,,, $$ isnt the only consideratioon,,I want something good,,thanks for input....... (of course road hazzard insurance always extra,,needed?? ) ***though price difference includes it****

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Old 06 Apr 2008, 11:53 am
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I'm in the process of changing to 16" rims and planning to use yokohama -As of 4/18 I now going with the Firestone Raptors 205/55/16

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Old 06 Apr 2008, 01:44 pm
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Personally, I wouldn't go with either one. Pirellis are overpriced IMO .... plus I've got a taboo after totalling two cars with brand new Pirellis. But you're paying extra money because they're 'Italian' tires. Whoopty-doo! They're not made in Italy. And their engineering on thier tires that don't go into Lamborgninis is sub-par. Their standard road tires have less-than-standard grip and noise compared to cheaper brands.

Michelins are also overpriced for what you get. $120-$200 for a standard passenger car tire? Are you fraking kidding me? Hell no.

And though the lure of 'high milage' tiresmay seem great, no amount of alchemy will change one fact of 'high milage' tires, which is that they have less traction.

I also wouldn't buy Fuzions from personal experience. Rain and snow performance are non-existant.

Look into Falken 912 or Yokohama Avid or Yok S.Drive. Maybe a Kumho Ecsta ASX. All should be reasonably inexpensive, with pretty quiet and comfortable drive, with good traction when you need to call on them.
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Road Hazard is always safe to have, what is it like $6/tire??!

I had 2 bumps in my tires and I got new ones free of charge. So $12 got me brand new tires .
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Ok ,,,, I was considering Yokahamas & even Fuzions but dont know much about them ,,even Uniroyal Tiger Paws,,,,, I have Bridgestone G009 's now(30K) on them 6/32 left but noisey(not wheel bearings-that was checked..it is the tires-they were just rebalanced-mechanic said noise may wear out-???? So far after 200 miles-same.... how long should I wait...... if they werent noisey id get another 20k out of them..advice??
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Check out the wheel & tire combo deals at TireRack.com
Got my Kumho SPTs and Kazera wheels , mounted, balanced, road haz, all for under $600.
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Just bought a new set of coopers cs4 touring good ride and made in the usa and fair priced
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ok thankyou,,what would be a fair price installed for a set including road hazzard,,,, havent bought tires in 3 years,,,
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ok thankyou,,what would be a fair price installed for a set including road hazzard,,,, havent bought tires in 3 years,,,
Are we talking 15's or 17's?

Before going to the tire store, I'd price out what you want on the internet and make your local tire store pricematch the internet price. There is ALOT of markup in tires. Pretty much every tire place except Walmart will negotiate tire prices to outdo a competitor and sell some tires.
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Ok I now just got a price-decent on a set of BF Goodrich traction TA's 70K tire,,anyone have any experience here??? Thankyou. 16-stock rim's

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