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Old 12-29-2008, 01:00 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by GXP Venom View Post
Cheap tires doesn't necessarily mean low quality. tirerack.com has incredible deals on certain brands at different times. And an incredible variety. Their pricing usually outweighs the freight charge to your front door. Example, I got BF Goodrich g-Force'* (all weather) for $82 a piece. And they outperform the OEM Goodyear RSa'* hands down. Which are $269 a piece. I'm not going to give you a brand name. There are many good name brand tires out there, just stick to them. I have seen this question asked dozens of times here on the Forum, and each time 20 people will swear 20 different brands are the best. I would look at the Price, Wear and Traction Ratings first, then consider reports and recommendations.
I'm referring to people who buy the wal-mart special tires, and then wonder why they're in the ditch come some rain.
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I thought thats what you were saying. And I know why personally. I bought a set at Western Auto back in the day, forget the name, cheap "local brand",.... I took a Falcon to just over a buck and the passenger tire shredded on me. I have really paid attention to speed ratings since.
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