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Old 10-04-2007, 12:13 AM   #21
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I prefer trojans...
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I was wondering how long it'd take for someone to come up with that



Looking at Falken FK-452 now @ $82.00 each
opinions?

[edit] not all season tires...
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firestone fr380'* are good, cheap tires, we sell alot of them where i work and never have any complaints
i would personally go with goodyear assurance comfort treads, but they are around 130-140 each but are well worth it and are the smoothest and best driving tire i've owned. (they are also a 80K mile tire, but by the sounds of it, they would be junk before you would wear the tread down)
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I think that replaced the 451. I've been checking on tires also, and people really have high praise for the Falken.
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I think I have narrowed it down then...

Falken ZE-512 or Bridgestone Potenza G 009

If I find a deal locally I'm going with Bridgestone G 009, otherwise I'm continuing with Merchants Tire and getting the Falken

and on that note, thanks for the input guys!

off to bed for me, 'night
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Well im not going to deal with wal mart so im not even looking there...

Tread Quarters If I order the Bridgestone Potenza G009 they are $132 each, which includes Free Mounting, Free Tire disposal, free valve stems, Free alignment check, Free Balancing and Free TMPS Service (TMPS?)... or I could purchase online (for 84.00) and have them installed for 28 per tire, which would be slightly cheaper but i dont get the free rotation/alignment check ect...

Merchants Tire doesn't carry Bridgestone, but would install them if i bring them in(which i thought they wouldn't), i believe its 11 per tire, a good bit cheaper but again no free rotation ect...

Merchants Tire if i oder from them, I can get the Falken ZE-512 for 96.00 each and will include Free Mounting, Free Rotation, Alignment check and 30 Ride Guarantee

Which would you go for?
Tread Quarters (Bridgestone Potenza G009)
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Merchants Tire (Falken ZE 512)
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Buy online, have installed (Bridgestone Potenza G009)
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Its actually TPMS, Tire Pressure Monitoring System.

And I suggest the Bridgestones at tire rack and then have them mounted. Although that deal for the bridgestones with all those free services really seems like a damn good deal.
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I really like the G009'*. Handle decent in snow, good in rain, even seem to have pretty good wear life. I haven't run them at the strip (might on the 13th) but I think they would be alright. Bob (Dillcc) likes his also.
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I'd prefer the Bridgestone Potenza G009 but right now with money being tight is what im deciding on.
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I ended up with the Falken ZE-329

I Had decided to go with the Falken ZE-512 @ Merchants Tire but apparently they don't keep the 512s in stock, and the company warehouses only had 1 tire. He then told me they had the 329 in stock and it was buy 3 get 1 free. I persisted with the 512 so he called two outside sources and they didn't have it either. He asked if I had another tire in mind, I told him the Bridgestone G009, though you guys don't carry Bridgestone. And then he was like well let me see what we can find. He only found a Tourenza and again only 1 in stock...

So I decided to go with the Falken ZE-329, the buy 3 get 1 free deal was pretty good. I had looked at the 329 vs 512

Hopefully these aren't too bad, we'll see tomorrow at 12:00 when they're installed!
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