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Serious tire question #15110 May 8, 1:02pm May 8, 1:02pm
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Serious tire question
hey i drive a 00 gts and when i bought the car it came with Dunlop SP Sport tires... well to replace the 2 front two tires i will need 240 which is not very cheap, so i'm thinking if i'm gona go out i might as well go out on something really good... the guy told me that import tires are chaper but i dunno if they're good or what... what would you guys recommend, what do you have? what about those yokohama tires, do they have anything good that would fit the celica... or what about toyo tires? any help will be greatly appreciated guys, thanks in advance

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Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15111 May 8, 1:14pm May 8, 1:14pm
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I have Yokohama tires on my stock rims, and they are excellent. I would recommend them to anybody. thumbsup

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Re: Serious tire question [Re: Karrion28] #15112 May 8, 1:16pm May 8, 1:16pm
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do you know how mucha set of 4 would cost me? also is there like a specific name for them? yokohama kuhmo? i'm not really too good with tires sorry about all the questions lol


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Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15113 May 8, 1:17pm May 8, 1:17pm
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Yes Yokohama makes excellent tires (probably be my next set) right now I have falken tires.

Re: Serious tire question [Re: RicePowered] #15114 May 8, 1:21pm May 8, 1:21pm
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http://www.yokohamatire.com/tires.asp

here's their web page ... go through it and see what will fit

Re: Serious tire question [Re: RicePowered] #15115 May 8, 1:46pm May 8, 1:46pm
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www.tirerack.com for the best prices on tires that are performance.. If you have a GTS I ouwld recomend Z rated tires for maximum stickyness at high speeds. I have Yok, 17's 215/40/z17 and they handle like a mofo...


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Re: Serious tire question [Re: SHI_GTS] #15116 May 8, 3:31pm May 8, 3:31pm
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I have Kumhos on my GTS, they are really nice tires...they also came on the car.


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Re: Serious tire question [Re: DiabloGTS] #15117 May 8, 6:41pm May 8, 6:41pm
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hey thanks a lot guys... great help smile


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Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15118 May 8, 8:06pm May 8, 8:06pm
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sup crazy D! check out www.tire.com , they have a lot of choices and the last time i checked(like 2 weeks ago), they offer free shipping..goodluck!

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Re: Serious tire question [Re: dondiemand] #15119 May 8, 8:08pm May 8, 8:08pm
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thanks smile


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Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15120 May 8, 8:17pm May 8, 8:17pm
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sup crazy D! check out www.tire.com , they have a lot of choices and the last time i checked(like 2 weeks ago), they offer free shipping..goodluck!

Re: Serious tire question [Re: dondiemand] #15121 May 8, 8:21pm May 8, 8:21pm
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oops! double post! my bad grin

Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15122 Apr 12, 11:50am Apr 12, 11:50am
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I have had Yoks on my car from day one. The stock Avid A4, then ES100's now i am trying out the Spec-II's. The only bitch that i have about the tires is the treadwear, but i think that is due to my driving style.

Check out tires.com or tirerack.com.

Tires.com gives you free shipping, but tirerack.com seems to be like 2 or 3 cukcs cheaper. Just compair the prices on both sites and see what is cheaper. thumbsup

Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15123 Apr 12, 2:19pm Apr 12, 2:19pm
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the Yoko Spec 2's are my favorites...

Re: Serious tire question [Re: CrazyD] #15124 Apr 12, 2:22pm Apr 12, 2:22pm
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are you looking for an AT tire or summer?

Re: Serious tire question #15125 Apr 12, 4:22pm Apr 12, 4:22pm
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my spec II's are wearing out really nice, they still look like new after one yr of use. only downside of them is that they suck in the rain. that's why i'm gonna upgrade & get the avs sport.

Re: Serious tire question #15126 Apr 12, 4:59pm Apr 12, 4:59pm
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you should really look into replacing all 4 tires, so that they are all the same and so that you can rotate them so they last longer and you'll get a bigger bang for you buck[/color]


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