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tires packages any good? #335420 Nov 25, 11:39am Nov 25, 11:39am
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tires packages any good?
My tires is almost completely gone and now I need to buy new all season tires. I was looking into it and wow it will cost me around $500 for all 4 stock wheel tires. Well, for about $200 more I could buy brand new aftermarket wheel + tires at wheelmax.com with free shipping eek My question is are their tires packages any good???? It's freaking snowing like 5' inch here in KC and I need new tires FAST!


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Re: tires packages any good? [Re: kevin2] #335421 Nov 25, 11:47am Nov 25, 11:47am
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Almost ALL tires that comes in packages w/ rims are crap! If all you need from the tires are just daily commute and you don't really care about performance, then they're not a bad choice. But if you do a lot of "sports" driving and expect a lot of performance out of your tires, then buy them separatly. Some places will let you fork out an extra couple of hundred bucks when you buy rim + tire packages and give you a decent set of performance tires. Just ask them if they offer that option.

Re: tires packages any good? [Re: speed_celica] #335422 Nov 25, 11:57am Nov 25, 11:57am
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I don't car much about peformance, but it need to be good in snow. I'm force to buy new tires for my stock 16' because it snow really bad in my city and my tires is gone.


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Re: tires packages any good? [Re: kevin2] #335423 Nov 25, 12:07pm Nov 25, 12:07pm
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Know exactly what you mean (I from Canada). I have a set of 18 x 7.5 w/ Falken 451 tire (I paid extra for those tires... they're freakin awsome!!!) and I have my stock 16's w/ stock tires for the winter. Some times when it get really bad I just park it. In your case I think you'll be better off just buying a set of rims+tires and use your stock wheels for the winter. Depending how worn out your stock tires are, I'd say they would still be better on snow than crapy "performance" tires you get from the wheel packages.

Re: tires packages any good? [Re: speed_celica] #335424 Nov 25, 4:15pm Nov 25, 4:15pm
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How well does all season tires work on snow/ice with 16' stock gts rims?? or I need to buy winter tires?? Thank


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Re: tires packages any good? [Re: kevin2] #335425 Nov 25, 8:21pm Nov 25, 8:21pm
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^not very good, but not the worst in the world...when a site gives your the wheels & tires package, it's just their way of giving you a rough idea how much it would cost you. of course, they're hoping and you should upgrade the tires regardless...for the winter, use your stockers. when the spring rolls around, put on your new wheels & tires...meanwhile, drive slow, very slow or you can visit your local BJs or price club and get some cheap ass sonw tires... thumbsup

Re: tires packages any good? [Re: speed_celica] #335426 Nov 25, 9:30pm Nov 25, 9:30pm
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Originally Posted by speed_celica
Almost ALL tires that comes in packages w/ rims are crap! If all you need from the tires are just daily commute and you don't really care about performance, then they're not a bad choice. But if you do a lot of "sports" driving and expect a lot of performance out of your tires, then buy them separatly. Some places will let you fork out an extra couple of hundred bucks when you buy rim + tire packages and give you a decent set of performance tires. Just ask them if they offer that option.
not true, i got 18/8 momo quasars with Nitto Neo Gen tires..215/35..Z rated all in one package


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Re: tires packages any good? [Re: ahnjae] #335427 Nov 25, 9:53pm Nov 25, 9:53pm
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Originally Posted by ahnjae
Originally Posted by speed_celica
Almost ALL tires that comes in packages w/ rims are crap! If all you need from the tires are just daily commute and you don't really care about performance, then they're not a bad choice. But if you do a lot of "sports" driving and expect a lot of performance out of your tires, then buy them separatly. Some places will let you fork out an extra couple of hundred bucks when you buy rim + tire packages and give you a decent set of performance tires. Just ask them if they offer that option.
not true, i got 18/8 momo quasars with Nitto Neo Gen tires..215/35..Z rated all in one package

That's why I said "Almost all." There are some good one's out there with decent tires. Just beware of super good deals on tires with brands you never heard of before.

Re: tires packages any good? [Re: speed_celica] #335428 Nov 25, 10:00pm Nov 25, 10:00pm
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very true thumbsup


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