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Old 08-16-2004, 09:21 PM   #1
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What brand / model of all-season tires would you guys recommend for my bonne?

The Goodyears on there now really seem to suck. btw, I drive in a decent amount of snow here in Michigan, maybe I could get some Canadian imput on this. . .
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Potenzas very good tire.

I suggest a set of winter fronts at least, go Blizzaks.
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BFG Momentums suck, Never had them below 50*F, But they start to lose grip at 55ish.

That and they wear fast...
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I suggest a set of winter fronts at least, go Blizzaks.
I use to do only Snow Tires in the front only with my FWD cars until I tried to stop in the snow(especially w/o ABS). The front snow tires would bite but the rears lost contact. It'* not the best feeling in the world when you perform a 180 on the road. So my advice to you is if you ever get a true Snow Tire, always buy them for ALL Four Corners.
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I have no complaints (so far) with the Bridgestone Turanza'* that I bought for my Aurora (which I know can be had on Bonny'* as well). They are rated for superior dry and wet traction, excellent light snow traction, comfortable ride, and long treadwear. Only downside is that they ain't cheap.

Here is tirerack.com'* page about them
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I use Cooper tires. Excellent in the snow.
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I'm not impressed with the Goodyears I have right now. . . I think they are called Regatta? They really didn't last very long and I was squealing tires around a turn, an on/off ramp that the other Bonnies at the Lakeville meet had no problem with. Swerving to avoid roadkill my back end started fish tailing. . . and grip was horrid at 100 (taking into account I think Bonnies don't handle great at 80+). Personally, I'm going back to Bridgestone when I need new tires. So far they have worked the best for me.
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I use Cooper tires. Excellent in the snow.
I've heard good things from the now discontinued Cooper Cobra XST snow tires:

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I live north of you a bit and have never felt the need for snows. They might be nice, but I think you are just as well off around here with a good pair of all seasons. (Just my two cents)
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Ya, I got Cooper all seasons. They are no performance tire, but they handle well in any condition.
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