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Old 08-28-2006, 12:11 AM   #21
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I have the Michelin MXV4 Energy'* Plus 235/55R17'* on my car and they are GREAT! Mine are 6 months old and a new version of the tire. Jim maybe yours were the older makes as they have improved in quality and ride. Yes they are pricey ($900 new) but my ride is smooth and traction is great (even on the track). My old RSA'*, well you guys know how they'd compare!

DONT GET 225'* THAT WOULD LOOK WHIMPY ON YOUR CAR!
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DONT GET 225'* THAT WOULD LOOK WHIMPY ON YOUR CAR!
X2....why would NOT put the stock tire which is recommended for the car?
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$900 for MXV4'*!?!?

You can get a set of summer rubber and two snow tires for that price.. And you'd outperform the MXV4 in both winter and summer.

Anyone spending more then $500 on a set of all seasons is paying premium price for little to no difference. $400 gets you a good dry/wet performance tire, and great all seasons.
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DONT GET 225'* THAT WOULD LOOK WHIMPY ON YOUR CAR!
X2....why would NOT put the stock tire which is recommended for the car?
did you look at the flipping pics?

looks great
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but this post is not about what size i should get, its whats brand
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I honestly see absolutely no difference between the two.
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Are you talking about how the sidewalls on the wreck look more "bulgy" then yours? A lot of that'* down to the make as well. Some do that more then others.
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ya but the firey blue car had 255'* on Andrew......so your not even comparing the same tire....the car came with 235'* stock
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i know that... im just getting more frustrated the more i read this thread...

ill find my own tires and put them on, ***** it and be happy
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i know that... im just getting more frustrated the more i read this thread...

ill find my own tires and put them on, ***** it and be happy
whoa there trigger.....calm down, you wanted our advice.....
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i know that... im just getting more frustrated the more i read this thread...

ill find my own tires and put them on, ***** it and be happy

good for you! we like happy people!

on topic:
IMO Michelins are overpriced crap
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