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Old 03-06-2007, 05:45 PM   #1
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I cant seem to decide what to buy. What tires are you all running?
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Are you looking for winter tires, all season, summer?

I just got a set of Bridgestone Potenza G009'*, all season. They are an awesome bang for the buck. Good snow/ice traction, great wet traction, along with superb dry handling. There are better tires in the Potenza line, but these are very affordable.

I'm a big fan of Bridgestones. They make quality tires.
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im looking for all season tires, when i bought my car it had goodyear regatta 2'* on it and were pretty good as far as road noise but they are pretty bald now
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The G009'* will be night and day compared to those. These are a more performance oriented tire, if that'* what you are after.
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I've been running a 225/60/16 set of Goodyear Assurance Triple treaded tires since about July. I love them in the rain and they seem relatively sticky in the dry and they do well in the snow for a all season tire.

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Looking for high-performance (can't help ya) or longevity/all-weather daily drivers?

We put a set of Michelin X-radials (CostCo specials) on the '98 LeSabre at 35k miles. About $500 all-around. Love 'em...quiet, good grip on mountain roads and slick post-rain Southern California concrete freeways, and wear like iron. Rotated religiously every 7500 miles, car now has 90k miles, and the tires incredibly still have about half the tread depth (6/32 to 7/32 out of original 11/32).
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goodyear assurance tripletred FTW
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I know some people with the Goodyears and they love them. They seem to have a longer treadlife too. On TireRack.com they cost about 100 bucks more for a set.

I got the Bridgestones because I only expect to have the car for about 30,000 more miles, so I save money.
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I've got the G009'* too. They're now on the SSEi because of how much better they are than the crappy economy ones that came with it. Night and Day difference in driveability IMMEDIATELY upon switching them over. As mentioned before too, amazing bad weather traction, coupled with great dry grip, all for around 100 bucks a tire. Last I checked it was ranked #2 on tirerack.com for the category, amongst other much pricier tires. Plus they look cool
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GY Triple Tread, BF Goodrich Traction T/A (have both in our family) and the Bridgestones are all great tires.

The GY and BFG are top level all seasons. The GY go from 500-600 a set, the BFG 400-500 a set depending on location, etc.
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