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Old 06-13-2004, 01:18 AM   #1
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I was wondering how much the ride would change by changing to different rubber.
I work for Cooper- Standard and get a discount on tires. I was told that the ride would be harder cause Cooper tires are made of harder rubber. Right now i have stock Goodyear tires that are still ok but when i go to buy again i was thinking about the Cooper Tires but not if it changes the ride. Any thoughts???

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Personally, I do not think the ride would be substantially affected (assuming that you stay with the stock size tire, and keep the air pressure where it should be). Go for the discount!
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heheh, well i have a Cooper knock off on my driver front when my 4th RSA was discovered to have a hole in it

I think Pdad is rollin on 255 Generals and next summer I want either Coopers or Kumhos, we should talk

Take the discount!
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My parents run Coopers on their 2001 Impala and she rides like a dream.
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How much are the Coopers after your discount?

For comparison, Falken Zeix'*(my next set of rubber) are $60 a tire before mounting, and I guarantee they are a better handling tire than anything Cooper puts out.

Not a flame on Cooper, if you don't drive like a maniac , they'll definitely do for ya.
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I put Coopers on my Olds that I had and the ride was just as smooth. I say go for the better bargain.
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