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Old 04-16-2006, 01:17 AM   #1
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Default Tires should I go with cheaps tires or expanse of ones

This won't be immedatie I will have to save up for them which way should a go. Here are the list of choices Dominator All seaon 59 each is 60,000 mile tire. OR some thing like a Michelin Destiny 85k or Goodyear Tirple tred assurance 80k those cost $111 each. After the work I have put into this car I have no plans of selling the car. The tires on the car now have some dry rot isssue so It needs new ones. ALthouglh the still have some decent tread on them. I am interested in tire that rides quietly and give me good traction. I know after owning neon good tire can make night and day difference in the quality of the ride(I put Michelien destiny on it). This car is aslo car me and my wife take trips with. me and my friends also usally take the bonneville when go an where it holds the most people. So what do you think save up longer and get a good tire or put cheap ones on. For the record right now I have on the three different tread depth and three different tread types on right now. I bought the car like this just image how she ride right now.
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i am also in the market for new tires...I looked at the Triple Tread, i love the tread pattern but cant get them in the 235/55 which i want I have looked into the BF goodrich Traction TA
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Bridgestone make a good tire also
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let me jsut say this: to an extent you get what you pay for.

Example: my car has BFG TA/H (which I love) when my mom when to get tires on her car at the time, she knew she wouldn't own it long, and went 15bucks cheaper per tire and got "General Tire" brand (the OEM brand for GM trucks) those things dont grab worth ****. for 60 more, she could have had awsome tires.

You dont have to go wild, but don't go as cheap as possible.
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Don't skimp out on tires !
they just mite save your life or someone else one day.

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aslo what I was thinking that just might save me and yes I saw the bridgestone last night to. IT had just good review as the other tires.
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I have Dunlop Sport A2'* on my Bonneville and my wife'* 2002 GP GT. While I don't think they make them in the size you want, they aren't horribly expensive and they're awesome tires. I've used them on various cars I've owned for the last 9 years and I love them. I'm quite certain that at least once they saved wrecking the GP on a wet, winding, mountain road. Tiny bit of slide, stood on the antilock brakes, and steered out of it until they gripped again a split second later. Lesser tires would have meant a wrecked car.

No matter what brand you ultimately go with, if you find yourself looking at cheap tires, ask yourself "what can I get if I just spend $100 (total) more? -and I bet you'll find you can get yourself something much better.
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