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Old 10-15-2010, 03:07 PM   #41
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Year later...they are still really great. I wish they came in the correct size for my Outback. Dry handling is fine for an xi... I have not been able to loose the tailend on dry road (probably not trying hard enough).
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Old 10-15-2010, 03:09 PM   #42
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So what was the verdict? How do you like them? I was almost about the buy them as they seem to be the perfect tire, but I've read the sidewalls are very flexy. This wouldnt work for me in the summer with autox and possible track days....

I dont know that these are track tires... I think you would wear these out pretty fast. I would buy a cheap dry tire for autox/track and have these for normal driving... or get yourself an old e36 for the track!
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Old 10-17-2010, 10:25 AM   #43
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little late now but I vote for the Potenza. I put a set on the GFs Olds Intrigue last year and they dominated the snow. Just put them on my XI, So we will see how they do this winter with the all wheel.
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Old 05-16-2011, 07:30 AM   #44
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I run stock size 205/50/17 Michelin XIce in the winter on my 17x7 style 98 rims.

and after much deliberation, went for the 215/50/17 Hankook Ventus V12's for summers. So far, great fitment on a stock xi suspension. Speedo now reads correctly since it was conservative before. Great tire too, sticks well and sidewall doesn't roll very much.
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