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Old 08-20-2006, 12:17 AM   #1
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I am looking for some new tires cuz mine are shot...

I can't afford anything too expensive and i need a good all season tire, winters are bad up here but i can't afford just winter tires. Here is what i have come accross so far, what do you think?

Kumho Touring A/* 795

Dunlop SP 60

The second one is $18 more, it looks like it has a little more aggresive tread, but it is worth the extra 18? Or do you guys know of any good cheap all season tires i could look at? Thanks for the help.
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Old 08-20-2006, 12:18 AM   #2
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IMO, the Kumho'* look way better. They are actually the tire I am getting soon.
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Hankook H405, i love them! have had them for 9K miles now, work graet!!!!!
For my 235x55 R17 they where $98
http://www.hankooktireusa.com/produc...tail.asp?pid=6
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personally id go with these, my neighbour has them and they are great for him

http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/fin...60&ct=&rf=true
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For a little over 4 bills in most places (Sams club is a great place, even with the membership it'* cheaper there normally) you can step into some BF Goodrich Traction T/A'*. 70,000 mile treadlife w/ warranty, one of the best tires @ stopping in the wet, and slippery winter conditions. They do have directional treads, but any half decent tire place has lifetime rotations, are very quiet, and have good holding in dry (still only an all season, not a sport tire).

In all honesty all seasons are definetly between sport tires and winter tires. You'll get enough traction in winter, but it'* nothing to write home about, and you're not getting massive grip in the dry, but they'll always stick more then necessary to get around town.
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Personally, I would NOT go with the Dunlop you've selected. I have a different set of Dunlops, the SP Sport A2 Plus:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....+Sport+A2+Plus

I think this is a fantastic tire, and I have them on both my Bonneville and my wife'* Grand Prix GT. It'* only a couple dollars more than the Dunlop you selected, and I think it'* a much more capable and long-lasting tire. They're warranted for 50,000 miles, and they really do last that long. I'm now on my second set.
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The BF Goodrich Precept Touring are good tires. I have them on my Cutlass. They were rated for 80K miles; I've had them for at least 60K and they have plenty of tread left yet.
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I've actually got a set of 4 used snow tires in that size sitting in my garage. I'll post back later what brand/model they are (at work) if you might be interested. They've only been used 2 seasons to my knowledge.

My buddy that moved to VA asked me to sell them for him in case you were wondering.
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http://www.discounttirezone.com/FALK..._p_15-383.html
I had these on my old Bonnie, and then transferred them to the PA, and they are teriffic tires. Great performance on wet or dry road, and they're darn near as good as a snow tire in the winter. They're probably the best all around performance all-season tire on the market. And they're right in your price range.

The only reason I don't have a set now is that they don't have them in the right size for my 18"*.
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