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Old 05-13-2002, 06:34 AM   #1
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Question I need 18 tires and I'm looking to spend about 150 each. Any recommendations?

I'm a huge fan of yokohama's but I know that for the price I'm looking to spend there may be a better tire. Thanks for the help guys.
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Old 05-14-2002, 10:38 AM   #2
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Whatever you do, DO NOT get Pirelli p7000s or any other pirelli for that matter except the pzero.

Their tires are extremely loud. When I am driving with the window down, I keep looking to my side because it sounds like a motorcycle is in my blind spot.

I liked the contis and dunlops. Generally, the softer the tire, the less road noise - atleast from my experience. the pirelli has a rating of 320 which is very high. It's like riding on tank treads.

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Old 05-14-2002, 12:14 PM   #3
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:07 PM   #4
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Kuhmo's are a great bang for the buck tire...

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Old 05-14-2002, 01:25 PM   #5
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no time for cutting corners (pun intended!)

i think you should save up for another two weeks and get yourself s-03's! for less than $25 more per tire, you could have the best. you've already spent how much on your bmw, so you obviously know quality, so why stop there? that's what i am doing, and i am sure i will be better off. you will be too!
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