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Old 04-13-2006, 08:36 PM   #11
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Same place I was thinking I had to go look it up. I thought that seemed a high but you are in canada so that may make a differnce. I don't see it being that much of a differnce.
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Thx GXP, those are great price!

I will look toward these.
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Thanx back and ya I've been looking around because my new mags want 265'* at least. I stretched my 235'* on but need to replace them. Car is MUCH more squirrely since i had OEM 235'* stretched on the 8 inch wide chromes and their prices are great. I blew a 18/50/235 just after I got car and cost $245 to replace it at Goodyear dealer.They are also the only dealer I found with 60 series street tires in 18 inch.... I figure I got room in the wheel well for 60'* and since the real final drive ratio is determined by tire size why not move up and fill the well
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i went with 255/50WR-17 Kumho ECSTA ASX from tirerack.com at $107.00 a piece. Very happy with them so far (20K miles)
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Where do you get them mounted? Will any tire place mount tires that they didn't sell? I've always just bought from the same place that put them on. Sorry if this is a dumb question.
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Ya just about any garage will do, They still like money. I had my OEM Goodyear tires swapped onto new chromes at a Cooper dealer and they had no qualms about it
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hey mike, do you know how to use www.tirerack.com ? Just about anything from Michelin is a great tire. I feel the same about Bridgestone/Firestone as well. I have Firestone Firehawk SZ50EP'* on mine (225/60/16) and they have been an EXCELLENT tire. I even dropped .25 off my 60' time!!
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hey mike, do you know how to use www.tirerack.com ? Just about anything from Michelin is a great tire. I feel the same about Bridgestone/Firestone as well. I have Firestone Firehawk SZ50EP'* on mine (225/60/16) and they have been an EXCELLENT tire. I even dropped .25 off my 60' time!!
yes i took a look, enter the tire spec and got that:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Compar...t=All&x=48&y=6


I really like the look of the Bridegestone Potenza RE750, Khumo ECSTA SPT and the Fuzion ZRi in last. its a tought choice !

It seem that the only Michelin tire available is the 4X4 Diamaris.
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The Potenza'* are the only of the 3 you picked with the soft rubber tread compound for traction, other two use a silica/rubber compound for wear and try to make the traction up with tread design. Im going with the 275/60/18'* Potenzas when the OEM ribber is burnt off only drawback with them is they are worthless in the snow as Brigestone themselves state.
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After reading the reviews i agree with you, probably get those Potenza soon
The only cons is i have to order from canada and i will pay custom fee, taxes, shipping...


Still cheaper than what i found here
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