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Old 09-16-2005, 10:36 AM   #1
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I need 4 new tires . What do you guys put on for performance and looks ?
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Some guy is telling me i should get the Toyo T1R. Is that a good product?
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Old 09-16-2005, 10:47 AM   #2
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Depends on what size wheel you have... I would not have gone with Goodyear if I had 18" wheels... but seeing that I have 19's, the Goodyear Eagle F1's were by far the best buy... So with that being said, you should let us know what size wheel you have and what you are looking for (traction, wet traction, etc)
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i have PS2's on my car, they were expensive as hell though, given i was only 17 when i bought them.
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Old 09-16-2005, 11:04 AM   #4
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I have Pirelli Pzero Nero M&S's on my car and I absolutely love them. Toyo T1R's are great tires too.

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gettin my T1Rs put on... will let you know how they are
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Depends on what size wheel you have... I would not have gone with Goodyear if I had 18" wheels... but seeing that I have 19's, the Goodyear Eagle F1's were by far the best buy... So with that being said, you should let us know what size wheel you have and what you are looking for (traction, wet traction, etc)

They are only 17's : 225/45/17 front and 245/40/17 back
I don't have a very powerfull car (323 auto) but I'm agressive when it comes to curves. I have Kuhmo's on right now and they are noisy , they don,t really stick much .
Although I'm looking for lots of grip, I want to keep that sport thread look (Y'all know what I mean) .

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gettin my T1Rs put on... will let you know how they are
Please do ,, thanks
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Old 09-16-2005, 11:20 AM   #8
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i have PS2's on my car, they were expensive as hell though, given i was only 17 when i bought them.
Do you likem ? Do they have grip and are they noisy ? What size do you have?

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I am getting Potenza S03 pole positions (225/45) all around. They are supposed to the nearly the best option for cornering in both wet and dry.
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How long should my Goodyear Eagle F1's last considering I don't drive my car hard at all, don't track it, and spend most of my miles on the highway?
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just ordered a set of Toyo T1-R's from our sponser wheelautohaus I already know theyre great, I've ran the last series T!-S's: great performance tires, lotsa grip in wet n dry conditions, I wouldnt run anything else
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I got potenza S03's on, cant say that Im really that impressed, I think my next set I will go back to Michelin Pilot Sports, like those tires better. Just my 2 cents.
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BFGoodrich gForce T/D KDW II's. I have these in 18"s (they come in 19"s as well) and they are unbelievably sticky. Good price too
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I need 4 new tires . What do you guys put on for performance and looks ?
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Some guy is telling me i should get the Toyo T1R. Is that a good product?
Best Max Performance Summer, any one of these in the Top 5: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/survey...ay.jsp?type=MP and I'd include the Toyo T1R also.

Lovin my GS-D3's, great dry traction and awesome in the rain, quiet and provides great steering response, and they will outlast all the others
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You want something better than the Contisports but cheaper, quieter, smoother, longer life, higher speed rating and better performing? Then try out the General Exclaim UHP! I have 225/45-ZR 17s mounted and balanced by Discount Tire. I paid $460 out the door for 4 new tires w/ road hazard warranty and lifetime rotate and balance. The price includes two of my Conti's with 5 mm of wear for a trade-in.

These tires are sweet for OEM fitment, and pretty much better in every category than my old Contis, and made by General/Continental. Plus they have that aggressive thread look you are after.
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