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Jan 28, 10:20pm - #386761 
best cheap tires?

is this an oxymoron? could anyone tell me the best cheap tires? Like example nankang ns1's are really cheap...are they total shit? thanks for your help guys!

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Jan 28, 10:40pm - #386762 
You get what you paid for basically.
I would steer clear of the Nankang tires. There are plenty of proven tires out there that are cheap.
Stick with them. Sorry for the pun.

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Jan 28, 10:41pm - #386763 
lol I asked about those nankang because i see a ton of wheel/tire packages with them on...probably because their cheap rolleyes


what about kumho ecsta supra712?

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Jan 28, 10:46pm - #386764 
and what size fits well with a 17x7? like 215 45 17? what sizes will fit?

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Jan 28, 10:49pm - #386765 
215/45/17 will fit and covers up the wheel well area better. You should get hubcentric rings to prevent your steering wheel from shaking.


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Jan 28, 10:52pm - #386766 
what are hubcentric rings? do i have to order that separate? wtf is that lol sorry i'm a dumbass with these things

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Jan 28, 11:03pm - #386767 
Originally Posted by sbocaj55
what are hubcentric rings? do i have to order that separate? wtf is that lol sorry i'm a dumbass with these things


Here you go. http://www.justforwheels.com/index.jsp?cat=hubcentric&sub=how
I was the same way. My steering wheel shook like crazy and people said hubcentric rings and I wondered why I never heard of them. It stopped the shaking though. thumbsup


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Jan 28, 11:22pm - #386768 
thanks that's sorta what i thought they were but i'm glad knowing exactly...thanks man wave

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Jan 29, 9:29am - #386769 
i have cheap wanli tires on now and like them a lot better than the more expensive falken ziex i used to have, i would definately recommend wanli all i have had with those are good experiences


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Jan 29, 9:31am - #386770 
i have wanli and no complaints

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Jan 29, 9:33am - #386771 
I realized that i don't have the money to get new wheels and tires...so i'm lookin into other stuff instead...but now i'll know for the future and hopefully someone else found this info useful like i did...thanks guys wave

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Jan 30, 11:05pm - #386772 
best bang for the buck in tires?


I highly recommend BF Goodrich GeForce Sport. Tremendous handling difference and great traction and tread compund that can be found on higher end tires.

Info
http://www.bfgoodrichtires.com/bfgapp/catalog/tires/gforcesport.jsp

Ratings
http://www.tirerack.com/survey/SurveyCom...commentStatus=P

Prices
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Sizes.jsp?make=BFGoodrich&model=g-Force+Sport

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Jan 31, 3:57pm - #386773 
Originally Posted by gtsdohcvvtli
best bang for the buck in tires?


I highly recommend BF Goodrich GeForce Sport. Tremendous handling difference and great traction and tread compund that can be found on higher end tires.

Info
http://www.bfgoodrichtires.com/bfgapp/catalog/tires/gforcesport.jsp

Ratings
http://www.tirerack.com/survey/SurveyCom...commentStatus=P

Prices
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Sizes.jsp?make=BFGoodrich&model=g-Force+Sport


Hey thanks. I think these will be my next tires thumbsup


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Jan 31, 8:45pm - #386774 
I just got some put on mine, and damn, I swear it feels like I put some $180 tire on. Handling is awsome, so is the traction. The tire still looks good. This is by far the best tire I have gotten so far.

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Feb 1, 9:12am - #386775 
I had Chapperros (sp) on my Talon. They were like $60 each for 205/40/R16s. Handled great. A lot of road noise when I hit bumps tho.

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