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Old 07-20-2004, 11:38 AM   #1
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Default New Tire Advice Needed ASAP

I have been running the Michelin Energy in a 235/55/17 for the last two years. I was pleased in the begining as they were much better than the Eagles that came on it. I never thought the Energys had great wet or snow traction, and they wore out fast. The grip was gone from the tires by 25,000. So now i need new tires and I have come down to a few choices:
Conti Premuim Contact
Micheline Pilot Sport AS
Perrili PZero Nero M&*

I want great ride at high speeds, great wet traction, good snow traction, such is the weather in upstae NY.
Tell me what you think of the tires I am looking at AND what are you running or would you reccommend.
Hurry with advice, I need new tires like yesterday!!
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Of the choices you mentioned, the Michelin Pilot Sport AS would be a very good choice.

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Of the choices you mentioned, the Michelin Pilot Sport AS would be a very good choice.

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yea i agree i plan on gettin some for me next week :P
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Whatever PontiacDad has on his 2000. Those things stick like glue. Great tires.
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You may also want to check out the size 255/50/17 for some more available options. I know BFG makes the Traction TA in those sizes as well as a good tire from Yokohoma.
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Default How do the Mechelin sport wear

I like the sport AS looks, but I have heard you get good grip for the first 20,000, then it drops off. Thats about what happened with my Michelin energys.
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I've run A/*'* for 10k now and still LOVE them! Make sure you follow recommended press or you'll kill them quick. I'm @ 31psi.
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Yea the sport A/* are nice....
I've had the BFG Traction TAs as well... they are a great tire.
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You may also want to check out the size 255/50/17 for some more available options. I know BFG makes the Traction TA in those sizes as well as a good tire from Yokohoma.
Does that size change the speedo at all?
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You may also want to check out the size 255/50/17 for some more available options. I know BFG makes the Traction TA in those sizes as well as a good tire from Yokohoma.
Does that size change the speedo at all?
Nope. Both tires have the same diameter. (Just a little wider! )
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