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Old 06-27-2014, 08:55 AM   #1
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tires for 2005 zhp

I replaced my rear tires with some bridgestone potenza RE760 sport but when i drive to 60-80mph, the steering is kinda wobby.

any idea why?

also I am thinking of changing them to the yokahama YK580 instead

what is better Yokohama K580 or Bridgestone RW760?
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:21 AM   #2
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Subscribed. I need to know what you ultimately decide on because I'll need tires soon. I was considering the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3.
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:25 AM   #3
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This is normal, and expected with new tires. In addition, there may be some worn suspension components exasperating it.

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As tires are cured, a release lubricant is applied to prevent them from sticking in their mold. Some of the lubricant stays on the surface of your tires, reducing traction until it is worn away.

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It is also important to note that your old tires probably had very little tread depth remaining when you felt it was time to replace them

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Don't be surprised if your new tires are a little slower to respond (even if you use the exact same tire as before). Their new, full depth brings with it a little more tread squirm until they wear down.
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:30 AM   #4
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but are the yokahamas better?
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:43 AM   #5
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OP, did you get an alignment?

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Subscribed. I need to know what you ultimately decide on because I'll need tires soon. I was considering the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3.
I couldn't be more happy with my PS AS3. I've had them for almost 10K miles. They're quiet and insanely sticky. The handling of my car is absolutely unreal now. They're not cheap, but you get what you pay for. I paid a little over $800 total.
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Old 06-27-2014, 09:59 AM   #6
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Here is TireRacks rankings of Ultra High Performance All Season Tires...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/survey...=true&filter=y

I will be ordering new tires soon and am having a hard time deciding. The Hankook Ventus S1 noble2's are tempting, but have not been out for very long. Im leaning toward the Continental DWS's because they are well documented and I can get a set shipped to my door for $619. Does anyone who has either of thse tires care to chime in?
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Old 06-27-2014, 10:21 AM   #7
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HLG600 seems to recommend the Hankooks as the best bang for the buck available.

The Michelins are the best performers for sure. I don't think you could go wrong with any of them really.
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Old 06-27-2014, 12:38 PM   #8
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I couldn't be more happy with my PS AS3. I've had them for almost 10K miles. They're quiet and insanely sticky. The handling of my car is absolutely unreal now. They're not cheap, but you get what you pay for. I paid a little over $800 total.
+1 on the PS AS3, I love my new set. OP, have you redone your FCABs recently? It's possible that those are worn. Does the wobble worsen under braking?
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Subscribed. I need to know what you ultimately decide on because I'll need tires soon. I was considering the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3.
Never tried the all season Pilot Sports. i've used the Pilot Super Sports and would say they are a great tire if you dont have to deal with cold weather and snow.

i have Continental Extreme Contact DWS cause i drive my rig in the snow and these tires are great. noisy for 2-300 miles but perfect after that.
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i exchanged my bridgestone potenza rw760 for the yokohama yk580. They drive good so far. any comments on the yk580s?
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oh i got the 255/40/R18 instead of the 255/35/r18 for the rears

americas tires said its ok. is it ok?
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That's too tall. You need a 255/35/18 instead.
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Old 06-27-2014, 05:09 PM   #14
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what should i do then they said it validate fine. exchange it?
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Tell them that the rear tires you have on now are 4% over your stock size, when it's recommended to be within 3%. Having the tires over the recommended sizing could cause clearance issues, throw off your speedometer, and could potentially cause your brakes to fail. The 255/35/18 is a stock sizing option. There's no reason to go to a 255/40/18.
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Old 06-27-2014, 06:18 PM   #16
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yes i called them and they will exchange. thanks
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