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Old 06-07-2013, 10:29 AM   #112
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thanks sir

Quote:
Originally Posted by RickRay View Post
This might help....
If your going for the most Tread Wear(more Life) then it has to have a larger UTOG:IE:
TREADWEAR: 220
TRACTION: AA
TEMPERATURE: A

Nitto Motivo = UTQG: 560 A A (All Season)
Nitto Invo = UTQG: 260 A A (Summer Only)
Gmax as-03 = UTQG: 480 A A (All Season)
Falken 452 = UTQG: 300 AA A (Summer Only)(Front Original Size Only)
Perilli P Zero = UTQG: 220 AA A (Summer Only)
Hankook Ventus V12 evo K110 = UTQG:280 AA A (Summer Only)
Goodyear Eagle GT = UTQG: 400 AA A (All Season)
Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval AS = UTQG: 400 A A (All Season)
Continental Extreme Contact DWS = UTQG: 540 A A (All Season)
BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 = UTQG: 340 A A (Summer Only)
Cooper Zeon RS3-S = UTQG: 300 A A (Summer Only)
VREDESTEIN ULTRAC SESSANTA = UTQG: 280 AA A (Summer Only)

Here's a good site for description of tires:
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...010&vid=016070
More Info: Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) Uniform Tire Quality Grading is a relative comparison system. Tires are graded by manufacturers in three areas: treadwear, traction and temperature.

The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear of a tire when tested carefully under controlled conditions. For example, a tire graded 400 should have its useful tread last twice as long as a tire graded 200. Treadwear grades are only valid for comparisons within a manufacturer's product line.

Traction grades represent the tire's ability to stop on wet pavement as measured under controlled conditions on asphalt and concrete test surfaces. As of 1997, the traction grades from highest to lowest are "AA","A","B" and "C". The grades do not take into consideration the cornering or turning performance of a tire.

Temperature grades represent a tire's resistance to heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled laboratory test conditions. The grades from highest to lowest are "A","B" and "C" . The grade "C" corresponds to the minimum performance required by federal safety standard.
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