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Old 12-31-2003, 11:02 AM   #11
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A bit different in climate, but look into the Toyo Proxes TPT. I really like mine. It'* becoming a very popular tire in Oregon. What they sacrifice by making them all-season, they make up for by making it a directional tread.

How cool is it to have left and right tires?

BTW, great tread wear warranty. And get them siped (won't affect your warranty....they WANT you to do it).
It'* looking to be either the Toyo Proxes TPT, or the Michelin Hydroedge.

http://www.1010tires.com/tire.asp?ti...TM%3C%2Fsup%3E

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http://www.1010tires.com/tire.asp?ti...del=Proxes+TPT

Which looks to be the best in your opinion(anyone)?
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Considering that our cars have 235/55/17 as standard and the neither the Michelin nor the Toyo come above a 225/55/17, neither of them look like a very good choice to me.
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Considering that our cars have 235/55/17 as standard and the neither the Michelin nor the Toyo come above a 225/55/17, neither of them look like a very good choice to me.
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Looks like my options are the Dunlop SP Sport A2, or Pirelli P6 four season. Possibly the Continental ones I mentioned above depending on what kind of reviews they get. These are the 235/55/17'*. Thanks MarkFahey for setting me straight on this. On tirerack.com they only bring up the 235 when doing a query based on vehicle, year and model, but the 1010tires.com brings up pretty much everything even ones NOT for the 2k ssei.
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1010 query is a bit messed up, you have to look at the individual brands and look at the sizes available.The toyos look nice as do the dunlops and uniroyal, Im not going back to michlin......maybe bridgsone?
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I got a set of the Turanza'* on my GTP just before I sold it and they were very nice, however my Bridgstone dealer said they were not available in 17'*. I put a couple of Michelin energies on Kendra'* car and while they ride ok, they were not worth the money IMO. The way I keep driving my car I will be looking for a new set myself. I think I will look at the Toyo'* if they come in 17.
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Them Toyo Proxes look awesome too me!!
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I got a set of the Turanza'* on my GTP just before I sold it and they were very nice, however my Bridgstone dealer said they were not available in 17'*. I put a couple of Michelin energies on Kendra'* car and while they ride ok, they were not worth the money IMO. The way I keep driving my car I will be looking for a new set myself. I think I will look at the Toyo'* if they come in 17.
I couldn't find any 235/55/17'* for Toyo It'* amazing how few are that size. Between 1010 and tirerack I could only find around 8-10 tires. Most were goodyear and other ones that I wasn't too happy with the reviews. The Dunlop SP sport A2'* were rated the best of the ones availible to my 2k ssei'* size.
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I dont think all the tire sizes are listed, least I hope not?
There are options though, you could use any of the following sizes without throwing off your speedo.
225/ 55 /17
275/ 45 /17
225/ 60 /16
275/ 50 /16
245/ 45 /18
245 40 /19

Also I've noticed that the jaguar and mercedes oem sizes are the same as ours...
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I dont think all the tire sizes are listed, least I hope not?
There are options though, you could use any of the following sizes without throwing off your speedo.
225/ 55 /17
275/ 45 /17
225/ 60 /16
275/ 50 /16
245/ 45 /18
245 40 /19

Also I've noticed that the jaguar and mercedes oem sizes are the same as ours...
True indeed. I based my post on trying to use my existing rims. I could go to another size but don't really have the funds to spend on new wheels. Tires will be costly enough! However, I do want a good set thet will last.

What size and type of tires do you have? Do you still have the stock Goodyear RS-A'*? Mine are not so hot in wet or snow, but at 38k are still good for a year, more if it was a warmer climate. I should get 50k-55k on them.
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