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Old 12-24-09, 09:13 AM   #1
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Default Toyo T1R vs. Hankook Ventus V12 ?

anyone

thinking of going with one or the other
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Old 12-26-09, 09:54 AM   #2
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Old 12-26-09, 12:47 PM   #3
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Well have you looked into the pricing for each tire? The toyo t1-r's are quite higher then the hankook v12's. I have a bunch of G35 friends that swear by the toyo t1-r's. I guess it all depends on what you need the tires for, tracking of just daily driving.
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Old 12-26-09, 12:54 PM   #4
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just for daily driving. the Toyo's are TOO much more expensive then the V12's.

My main concerin is comfort, (not so much that I would go with a grand touring tire though) - then performance.
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Old 12-26-09, 09:57 PM   #5
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T1R's FTW!
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Old 12-27-09, 05:48 AM   #6
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I just put a set of V12's on my GS430 ( 305/25/20 and 255/30/20 ) and all I can say is that I'm very pleased - the tires are smooth and quiet, they also allowed near perfect balancing. The V12's replaced a set of Michelin PS2's and I will not be going back to the Michelins!
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Old 12-30-09, 01:06 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info on the Hankook Ventus. I will put these on my Mercedes C300 next spring.
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Old 12-30-09, 07:10 PM   #8
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How about a competitor to the group, something I can't find a comparison on:

Toyo TR1 vs. Hankook Ventus V12 vs. Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta
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i just got some ventus. seems a little loud though.
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Hankook Ventus Evo V12 110k
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Hankook Ventus Evo V12 110k
110K miles?
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110K miles?
hope thats a joke, lol... 110K is apart of the tire name...
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hope thats a joke, lol... 110K is apart of the tire name...
lol, they would have to be steel tires.

I've had T1R's on my Lexus since April so far, so good.

But I will put the Hankooks on the Mercedes this year.
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I've had both tires, the T1-R were absolutely awesome in dry conditions but terrible in the rain and wore a lot faster. I currently have a set of the Ventus that need to be replaced but I got 45,000 miles out of them, 245/40/20, better in wet conditions than the T1-R. For the money I would go with the Ventus.

I want to replace my current Ventus with the Continental Extreme Contact DWS for better wet traction, I do live in Washington.
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I've had both tires, the T1-R were absolutely awesome in dry conditions but terrible in the rain and wore a lot faster. I currently have a set of the Ventus that need to be replaced but I got 45,000 miles out of them, 245/40/20, better in wet conditions than the T1-R. For the money I would go with the Ventus.

I want to replace my current Ventus with the Continental Extreme Contact DWS for better wet traction, I do live in Washington.


Scruffdogg,

How many miles did you get out of the T1-R. I just got them on my wifes RX and love them.
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