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Author Topic: what tires are a good buy  (Read 4529 times)

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Offline Brazen17

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Re: what tires are a good buy
« Reply #25 on: September 08, 2011, 06:46:54 PM »
You also wiped out in the rain. :poke: Was this due to not breaking them in correctly?

He just needed one more burn out and tire rotation!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: what tires are a good buy
« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2011, 04:14:15 PM »
Just as a data point (no 'Consumer Retorts' hate please) this was from this month's Consumer Reports.  Note this is a summary of their top recommendations from a larger sample of tires tested. 

Includes Ultra High Performance, both All-Season and Summer. Just FYI...

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Offline elff

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Re: what tires are a good buy
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2011, 04:31:32 PM »
Not sure why they don't have the Star Specs in with the Super sports
they are not comparing apples to apples

Funny how in the noise category, which is what alot of people praise the SS for, they are the worst out of all the summer tires listed.

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Re: what tires are a good buy
« Reply #28 on: September 09, 2011, 06:53:55 PM »
I pay attention to Tire Rack, who drives tires like I do, instead of Consumer Reports, who drives like my Mom.  Of course, so does 80% of America so I know I am the oddball.  (yes, I know I left a door open there....)
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