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Old 23 Nov 2004, 11:07 am
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Default Is Dunlop a good brand?

I leaning toward 215/50/17's for my Turbo, just wondered if anyone has this brand, too many choices. Gary
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 12:21 pm
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Depends on the tire. For example, our stock Goodyears are terrible, but the Goodyear TAs are better. Which ones are you looking at?
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 01:17 pm
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We are running 215/45/17 Dunlop SP8000's on our PT as Summer tires, and they are great.......no issues at all. We switched back to the stock 16" wheels (on Goodyears) and also put the stock muffler back on for the Winter, just last weekend.
The Dunlops looked good and wore evenly, so I can't wait until next Spring to put them back on [8)]
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i liked my dunlop sp9000's better than the yokohamas i have now.
Would prolly go back to them.
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i liked my dunlop sp9000's better than the yokohamas i have now.
Would prolly go back to them.
I'm still enjoying your, uh, my Dunlop SP9000's on my car. I can't attest to how they cope with rain because I don't drive my PT in the rain.

Actually PTGT Redman I'm a little surprised to hear that you liked them better than the Yokos - I always thought Yokos were pretty hard to beat.
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Eddie, from what I can see I have the TA's on the car now, they said the LS's will wear better. Ta's are gone with 33,000 miles. I'm more confused now after shopping for tires than ever. My Good year dealer that does alot of my work for me, and I expect gives me decent advice told me I would be happy with the LS's. too maany choices. I also wanted a smooth side wall. but it seems that most of the tires now are that ruff ribbed look. Gary
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Gary,
Take a couple minutes and visit Tirerack.com. I have been looking seriously at the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred tires. Good warranty and when you look at their reviews they really score high. The tred looks good too. Not as good as the Toyo Proxes but these have a warranty and the Proxes do not. Best of luck!
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Gary,
Take a couple minutes and visit Tirerack.com. I have been looking seriously at the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred tires. Goo warranty and when you look at their reviews they really score high. The tred looks good too. Not as good as the Toyo Proxes but these have a warranty and the Proxes do not. Best of luck!
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I think that my experience is skewed by the fact that I went from 225 to 235 (against my better judgement). either way, next set will be 225 unless I change my wheels to 18's.
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i liked my dunlop sp9000's better than the yokohamas i have now.
Would prolly go back to them.
I'm still enjoying your, uh, my Dunlop SP9000's on my car. I can't attest to how they cope with rain because I don't drive my PT in the rain.

Actually PTGT Redman I'm a little surprised to hear that you liked them better than the Yokos - I always thought Yokos were pretty hard to beat.
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I bought the Goodyear LS today. comes with a warrenty 50,000 miles. plus free rotation. one size larger, looks somewhat fatter. 215/50/17. also has a $50 rebate. Gary
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