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Old 02-08-2006, 08:33 AM   #1
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Whats The Best Brand Of Tires For Performance And Low Road Noise?

For An 18" Rims What The Best Performing Tire Out There Now?..with Low Road Noise?
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i like my goodyear eagle F1's more than i liked my Bridgestone S0-3s im very happy with them.



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Old 02-08-2006, 08:58 AM   #3
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I have Michelin PS2s. Great tires wet or dry.
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Old 02-08-2006, 09:20 AM   #4
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eagles seem to have low road noise

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Old 02-08-2006, 09:42 AM   #5
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Old 02-08-2006, 12:04 PM   #6
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I just put a set of 4 Michelin PS2 tires on my ZHP to replace the worn RE04 tires. At first they seemed a little more noisey on some surfaces, such as grooved concrete highways. They also seemed a little more sensitive to steering input (in a good and bad way). After 500 miles now the noise has gone (or I've gotten used to it) but the steering sensitivity remains. No/little tramlining.

All in all, they are a fantastic tire that really hold on corners, low and high-speed; difficult to break loose, which is a good thing... They look great, too. I'm very happy with the tires and would buy them again.
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Old 02-08-2006, 12:10 PM   #7
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Michellin hands down... I would say either a PS2 or a PS1. Cheaper would be BFG KDW NT.
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i hear the goodrich tires are horrible in the noise category because of the extemely big treads.

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Michelin all the way. Pliot Sport 2 is one of the best.
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Old 02-08-2006, 07:18 PM   #10
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Goodyear GS-D3's...

Luv um, alot more giving (comfortable) than the Pilots IMO. Great dry traction, awesome wet traction, excellent steering response, quiet and will out wear the Pilots. Great performance tire for the price and you've got to luv the look
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