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Old 04-26-2007, 03:38 PM   #1
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I gotta get new tires, its down to these:

Kumho Ecsta AST (KU25) $620

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Kumho Ecsta 711 $580

245\50\16, this size will fit on the stock 16" tourque stars, right?

I found reviews telling me that the KU25'* wouldn't be that good in the rain.

Thanks for looking! Any advice is great!
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I gotta get new tires, its down to these:

Kumho Ecsta AST (KU25) $620

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Kumho Ecsta 711 $580

245\50\16, this size will fit on the stock 16" tourque stars, right?

I found reviews telling me that the KU25'* wouldn't be that good in the rain.

Thanks for looking! Any advice is great!
Why you going low pro?
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245\50'* are going to handle better than the stock 225\60'*, true?

Price difference between the 2 sizes wasn't that much.
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either one IMO




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Are Kumho'* good tire? I have them on my car, and I absolutly hate them. So far I've purchased Bridgstone, Goodyear, Firestone, Michelin and I have to say that the Kumho'* where the noisiest and roughest riding tires I've had.
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Why you going low pro?
he wouldnt be really going low profile; the tires are only a total of 1/2inch shorter than stock, and YES, the 245 will handle better in good weather, but not in snow, the 225 will be better in snow.

a 245/55/16 would virtually remain the same height, and still be wider and better for performance
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OK, I have tried to re-size my picture on my sig in photobucket, but it doesn't seem to be making any difference, I think I screwed it up...

Anyway, has anyone had any, or know of anybody, that has experience with these specific tires?

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Those prices seem pretty high for Kuhmos IMO...

If i'm spending over $100 a tire, i'm looking at the big tire companies, michy/BFG Goodyear, Continental, etc...

I have heard of many Kuhmo'* wearing out fast.
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[quote="nb_ssei"]OK, I have tried to re-size my picture on my sig in photobucket, but it doesn't seem to be making any difference, I think I screwed it up...

Anyway, has anyone had any, or know of anybody, that has experience with these specific tires?

Maymybonneliveforever: Why do you hate them?[/quote]

Maybe it'* the model I got but I found the road noise to above normal and I found the 95 SSEi has a lot rougher ride than the 90 SSE I used to have. The 90 had Michelin'*.

I hope you have better luck than I do.
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