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Old 11-14-13, 08:55 PM   #1
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Question Aftermarket Tires

What aftermarket tires do you guys prefer or recommend? I'm tire shopping and need some help and ideas!
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Old 11-14-13, 09:17 PM   #2
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depends on what youre after. some tires are more (quiet/louder/stiffer/heavier/fatter side wall/etc/etc/affordable/perform better/wores in certain climates) than others
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def quiet tires and a nice sidewall would be nice to help protect the rims and I live in Miami so dont need all weather tires
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Tirerack.com

Gets you pointed in the right direction. I always reference with them as far as UTQG rating, thread pattern, and reviews. I have never bought from them though, I probably should for using their resources.
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I told my dealer to remove the stock Bridgestone and put on some Pilot Super Sport~
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I'm using Goodyear F1 AS2 ..... To me, they are great !!
Smooth running, good grip, not too noisy and they just gives u confidence round corners !

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Old 11-17-13, 12:29 PM   #7
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I told my dealer to remove the stock Bridgestone and put on some Pilot Super Sport~
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I wish I had done the same. When I wear out the Bridgestones, I'm going for the Michelin Pilot Super Sports. I'm currently running them on my Mustang (they were not OEM on the car), and they're terrific. Only disadvantage is price--I paid $305/tire at Tirerack for four 255-40-19 tires. If you don't have the coin, a good alternative is the Continental Extreme Contact DW, which is much less expensive.

You might also consider running the same size wheels/tires X 4, if you're upgrading rubber. Two advantages: you can rotate your tires and you'll have less understeer.
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I told my dealer to remove the stock Bridgestone and put on some Pilot Super Sport~
Those were the ones I decided on as well. Can't wait to get them mounted.
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Thanks for all the info fellas, I've decided on the NITTO INVO going to run 235/35/19 up front and 265/30/19 in the rear
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i am looking to run square 245s a bit taller tire on OEM Fsport Conti EC DW
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Has anyone used Continental ExtremeContact DWS before? I heard a lot good things about it, especially winter performance. But there are also complaints about its sidewall being soft. I just wonder if anyone here can comment on that.
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