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Old 05-21-2011, 09:57 AM   #11
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i wouldnt have a problem buying them except the gas is too damn high!
seeing as how the backs are still good (the side walls were splitting on the front ones when I got the car last year) I'll buy 2 put those on the back, the old ones in the front, and get 2 more in 2 weeks. I don't think that 2 weeks of driving is going to make that much difference on new tires. BTW any suggestions for what I should buy?
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Your going to have to decide what you want your tires to do. You can't have it all. You can get tires that are good in winter, but those will be noisy in the summer. You can get quite tires in the summer, but those will suck in winter. You can get tires that give you good traction, but will wear fast, you can get tires that wear slow, but have bad traction. A middle of the road tire sucks at everything. My advice is 2 sets of tires, one for summer, and one for winter. Not really an option for most people. My summer tires are $180 each. My winter tires, when I drove the Bonneville in winter, were $99 each from Walmart.
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So I've narrowed it down to Hankook Optimo H727, Bridgestone Insignia SE200, and Kumho Solus KR21. There is a tire place by me that does free mounting and balancing and will beat anyones price.
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i like bfgoodrich traction t/a'* for all season'* im not going to do two sets for my DD. we get some serious snow here and these tires will push snow in both my monte and bonnie. they also get good gas mileage and are quieter than anything else ive tried.
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im a fan of the Michelin symmetry, theyre kinda loud compared to a street tire but they are what came stock on my car and they will pull you out of anything. and ive got videos of snow up to my trunk lid to prove it lol. really cheap for the distance they go too. my dads car still has 2 original tires at 78k. part of why i decided on them for my car.
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sorry for digging up an old thread.... didnt check the dates.
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