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Old 12-31-2007, 02:12 PM   #1
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Default best performance tires for summer running?

currently have falken fk452s, nice tire.
also heard the michelin pilot sport ps2s were supposed to be the best of the best for summertime driving in the rain and dry weather.

any suggestions? price is not an option not looking for drag slicks though, just want something that will last 20,000 miles and are the best tire u can get regardless of cost, thanks fellas
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currently have falken fk452s, nice tire.
also heard the michelin pilot sport ps2s were supposed to be the best of the best for summertime driving in the rain and dry weather.

any suggestions? price is not an option not looking for drag slicks though, just want something that will last 20,000 miles and are the best tire u can get regardless of cost, thanks fellas
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goodyear eagle f1 gsd3
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These are going on the Zilla on Saturday. 245-55/16'*. Toyo T1R'*:

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I agree with the Toyos. Great all weather tire with great traction.
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I have personally run the GY F1 GS D3.
Excellent dry, best wet test results by far.
I average two summers with rotations every 3K to 5k miles.
They get a little over heated by the end of the day at the track.
They do not like cold; below 50F they start to lose grip and are like cheap all seasons below 40F but, warm up in a few miles.
http://www.portlandraceway.com/
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....Eagle+F1+GS-D3

This is my current summer tire.
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....Potenza+RE-01R
Not quite as good in the wet but still capable of anything legal.
Dry cornering will make your ears bleed.
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i got the Goodyear Eagle F1'* from Conrad'*. supposedly the best traction all-season tire u can buy. have carbon fiber sidewalls.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....+F1+All+Season
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These are the ones I've been thinking about, never got around to asking others opinions.

http://www.sears.com/shc/*/p_10153_1...Name=All+Tires
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I love the Bridgestone Potenza RE050A on the Grand Prix GXP. The concensus on the ClubGP GXP forum is that after replacing with other tires hasn't made an improvement. They're useless for winter, like any performance tire. They're great for powerful cars too because the plies are wrapped in a special way to reduce torque steer.

I hear good things about Toyos, too.
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Toyos are the best Ive tried.
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These are the ones I've been thinking about, never got around to asking others opinions.

http://www.sears.com/shc/*/p_10153_1...Name=All+Tires

Just a FYI, dont try and get them from sears, we dont normally stock firestone tires. The website always says we have crap when we dont..... go to a firestone dealer for them.
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