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Hooman
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Apr 27, 6:21pm - #166389 
what tire should I get?

i have a gts with 16inch rims...what tire should I get
i want pretty good Performance with pretty good tread rating...I autocross occasionnally...
somthing like Falken Azenis? or...i really have no idea i just heard those are good overall
any reccommendations?
i dont want to spend TOO much...it is just a tire afterall :-p

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Apr 27, 6:24pm - #166390 
I use Nitto 555 extreme. They are really good in wet weather, and so far have been holding up really well. Check out discount tire, they have a good selection of tires cheap.

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Apr 27, 8:46pm - #166391 
Nitto's are great. I have the 450 model right now and 17's on and they hold amazing.


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Apr 27, 9:26pm - #166392 
Kumho ecsta supra 712's.

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Apr 27, 9:28pm - #166393 
Yoko's ES 100s are supposed to be good thumbsup

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Apr 28, 6:16am - #166394 
what price range should I expect to find with these tires?

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Apr 28, 6:22am - #166395 
Originally Posted by 5280vvti
Yoko's ES 100s are supposed to be good thumbsup


^^They are decent, I had them last summer. Tire wear was horrible for me though. i barely made it thru the summer with them. (But i drive my car like it's supposed to be driven.. hard all the time) thumbsup

I went with Parada Spec II's this time. Havn't had my car out yet with them on (in Body shop) but i have heard nothing but good things about them. thumbsup

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Apr 28, 8:12am - #166396 
i've nitto nt450 on my other car, it's good, but they wear out very fast...

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Apr 28, 8:14am - #166397 
Originally Posted by Jamey
Originally Posted by 5280vvti
Yoko's ES 100s are supposed to be good thumbsup


^^They are decent, I had them last summer. Tire wear was horrible for me though. i barely made it thru the summer with them. (But i drive my car like it's supposed to be driven.. hard all the time) thumbsup

I went with Parada Spec II's this time. Havn't had my car out yet with them on (in Body shop) but i have heard nothing but good things about them. thumbsup


it's all about how 'sticky' your tire is.

the more sticky a tire, the softer the tire. the softer the tire the faster the wear.

and vice versa: the harder the tire, the less grip the tire has and the less wear a tire has.

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