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post #1 of 49 (permalink) Old 08-16-2012, 02:18 PM Thread Starter
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Do You Buy Expensive Tires for Your Balt?

I'm just purchasing the new Yokohama Avid Ascend (aka the orange tire). With taxes im paying $740. I just asked for the best tires and that is what the guy said he had which was the best for my size
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What were you buying them for? Best tires for summer, winter, all season, drag, drift, auto X. All of these factors lead into what the best tire for you is. You probably just paid for the most expensive tire is all. I paid roughly $110 a tire and they are mean as hell for auto X.


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What were you buying them for? Best tires for summer, winter, all season, drag, drift, auto X. All of these factors lead into what the best tire for you is. You probably just paid for the most expensive tire is all. I paid roughly $110 a tire and they are mean as hell for auto X.
for summer. they're a touring tire. I got hankook ice pikes studded for winter
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You should be all set for five or six summers now. Your right that is a good summer tire, what is the threadwear number? I opted for the Michelin Defender with an 830 threadwear number. My winter tires are also hankook i pikes.

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I have sunny sn3800 summer tires 320 for all 4 tires cheap but reliable.

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I have sunny winter tires on the Mitsubishi, not very good, they are really not wearing well and didn't stay round, I will go to ipikes next.

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I'm gonna need to purchase some new tires this winter in a 225/40/18. Seems like the choices for a good quality tire are sort of limited in that size. I don't want to spend huge money but I also want a tire with a good tread wear number, and I also don't want directionals this time.
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I loved the Falken Ziex's I had on my old gold LT.

I currently have the factory Pirelli P6 AS's...they are a pretty loud tire and squeal quite a bit.

Not really impressed.

Gonna be changing them probably after winter.

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Nope. General Altimax Arctics for winter ($110 each) and Uniroyal TigerPaw Touring for the rest ($97 each) =$718 for two sets.

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I loved the Falken Ziex's I had on my old gold LT.

I currently have the factory Pirelli P6 AS's...they are a pretty loud tire and squeal quite a bit.

Not really impressed.

Gonna be changing them probably after winter.
I've got the ziex 502's in mine right now and they Haven't dissapointed me yet, my next set is gonna be the 512's

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