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Tires - ok to go cheap? #125838 Mar 15, 1:46pm Mar 15, 1:46pm
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Tires - ok to go cheap?
I'm debating between buying my rims and tires seperately or just going with the wheel/tire package...

Since a lot of you guys have already bought the no-name tires with your wheels as a package, what is your advice? Are you sorry you went with the package or are you glad because it saved you some money?


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125839 Mar 15, 1:48pm Mar 15, 1:48pm
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when i bought my wheel tire package i got khumo ecsta rubber with it. i like them and have no complaints thumbsup


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: fastceli2001] #125840 Mar 15, 1:52pm Mar 15, 1:52pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
when i bought my wheel tire package i got khumo ecsta rubber with it. i like them and have no complaints thumbsup


Ya but Kumho tires are good. I think hes talking about no name brands. I plan to get a wheel and tire package. If you don't like the rubber they come with, buy new ones and use the crappy ones during the winter when you won't be racing.


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: GraSSRooTs] #125841 Mar 15, 1:57pm Mar 15, 1:57pm
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Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
when i bought my wheel tire package i got khumo ecsta rubber with it. i like them and have no complaints thumbsup


Ya but Kumho tires are good. I think hes talking about no name brands. I plan to get a wheel and tire package. If you don't like the rubber they come with, buy new ones and use the crappy ones during the winter when you won't be racing.
meh, i guess they are good, thats just what came with my package grin


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125842 Mar 15, 1:59pm Mar 15, 1:59pm
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the package I'm considering comes with Yoko Parada Spec 2's

-if you look around you may not have to compromise quality bro - thumbsup

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125843 Mar 15, 2:00pm Mar 15, 2:00pm
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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Sultan] #125844 Mar 15, 2:02pm Mar 15, 2:02pm
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Yeah I'm waiting to see what brand they are, I already emailed them but I'm assuming they're no-name since they didn't actually state the brand. idunno


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125845 Mar 15, 2:39pm Mar 15, 2:39pm
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i personally wouldnt go with no-brand tires...

unless you are driving like under speed limit all the time when you are on the wheels.

just to get a peace of mind with brand name tires..
they can save ur life or money sometimes. wink


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125846 Mar 15, 4:41pm Mar 15, 4:41pm
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go with kumho's they are aroung $80 to $120 and they a pretty decent quality instead of getting no name crappy tires.

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: aykut] #125847 Mar 15, 4:51pm Mar 15, 4:51pm
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tires are the most important thing you can put on your car ... dont get crappy ones... its like putting an ebay Intake and ractive exhaust on...

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125848 Mar 15, 4:56pm Mar 15, 4:56pm
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Yeah, I would definitely not go really cheap with tires. If they blow out while you're doing 70 on the highway.. iamstfu

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: aykut] #125849 Mar 15, 4:58pm Mar 15, 4:58pm
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Originally Posted by aykut
go with kumho's they are aroung $80 to $120 and they a pretty decent quality instead of getting no name crappy tires.

yea my kumho's that i bought a couple of weeks ago cost $110 a peice

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: celicaboy] #125850 Mar 15, 5:22pm Mar 15, 5:22pm
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Originally Posted by kycelica
Originally Posted by aykut
go with kumho's they are aroung $80 to $120 and they a pretty decent quality instead of getting no name crappy tires.

yea my kumho's that i bought a couple of weeks ago cost $110 a peice



Man I paid that much for my Nitto 450's

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125851 Mar 15, 5:27pm Mar 15, 5:27pm
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yeah, if you buy a package you might be able to upgrade the tires for a little more money...I bought a package recently and they said they came with Federal Mogoul tires...which have a decent safety rating, but not for speed...so I asked if I cold upgrade, and they let me go Khumo's for like $100 more...

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: badazzgt] #125852 Mar 15, 5:46pm Mar 15, 5:46pm
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Originally Posted by badazzgt
Originally Posted by kycelica
Originally Posted by aykut
go with kumho's they are aroung $80 to $120 and they a pretty decent quality instead of getting no name crappy tires.

yea my kumho's that i bought a couple of weeks ago cost $110 a peice



Man I paid that much for my Nitto 450's

what are those appose to be better or something

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125853 Mar 15, 5:49pm Mar 15, 5:49pm
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evan, i got my falken tires from les shwab in redmond for about $550. that was for 17" tires. give them a call. its not the cheapest but i thought i would just tell ya.

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125854 Mar 15, 8:35pm Mar 15, 8:35pm
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where is a good place to buy tires for about $100-$115 that are for 18" and look good and are a good brand? any websites?

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I had "Visa" tires on my last car. Not good. Everytime there was ANY rain I would spin my wheels at every green light, and I could feel my backend coming loose in turns. Plus the whole car just felt sloppy... and that was compared to stock rubber.

Buying cheapo tires is like training for a year to run a marathon, then doing it in flip-flops.


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: cycocelica] #125856 Mar 15, 8:53pm Mar 15, 8:53pm
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Originally Posted by cycocelica
evan, i got my falken tires from les shwab in redmond for about $550. that was for 17" tires. give them a call. its not the cheapest but i thought i would just tell ya.


Hey thanks. I went to discount tire today and their cheapest "good brand" tires were like $100-$115 a piece.

Guess I need to save a little more money laughsilly


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Save up money and get some Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 or BF Goodrich T/A KDW. These tires are REALLY GOOD in both the wet and dry weather. Kuhmos aren't even in the same category as these. They will run circles around Kuhmos and Yokohama AVS ES100's.

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125858 Mar 15, 10:04pm Mar 15, 10:04pm
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definitely spend a little more bro, it'll pay off later

Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125859 Mar 15, 10:15pm Mar 15, 10:15pm
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i was thinking about getting the $100-$115 at DTD. you think they're shit?

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Originally Posted by Sultan
definitely spend a little more bro, it'll pay off later


I think you're right.

Thanks for all the advice, peoples wave


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Re: Tires - ok to go cheap? [Re: Evan] #125862 Mar 16, 12:03am Mar 16, 12:03am
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check the www.edgeracing.com they have good deals for tires

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