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Old 07-23-2013, 12:33 AM   #1
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Tires help

I have been for weeks tire searching on here and around the internet for a replacement to mine.

I read good and bad about BFG Sport Comp-2's, Hankook Ventus V12 Evo K110's, Vredestein's, Cooper Zeon RS3-S', Mickey Thompson Street Comp, etc.

I like the Pzero's, but wonder if there is something better out there for my SS. I prefer summer tires since it is only cold for a few months at most here. I don't drive in snow (which we get maybe once a year).

For all-season's, there is General G-Max, Toyo Proxes 4 plus, Toyo Proxes 4, Nitto Motivo, Continental Extreme Contact DWS, etc.

I am looking for a tire with decent treadwear (will last at least 30k miles) that has performance and fits on stock SS rims. Holding off on changing rims for now. I drive my car as a DD spiritedly at times, very aggressive driver, I take it to drag strip once in a while, and hope to autox eventually.

Any tips? I wish there was a sticky for tire reviews from members in this sub-forum.
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:11 AM   #2
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You may want to look into the Falken FK-452 tire.

http://falkentire.com/tires/car-tires/fk452
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:45 AM   #3
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If you don't mind paying the price and running 35 series tires, I'd say run Michelin Pilot Super Sports. I'm running 285/35 on 20x10 all around. Definitely a lot of grip and longer lasting dd/trackday tire out on the market right now. They also have real good wet weather grip...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....ot+Super+Sport
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Old 07-23-2013, 12:23 PM   #4
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You may want to look into the Falken FK-452 tire.

http://falkentire.com/tires/car-tires/fk452
They don't make it in stock sizes for front and back. Thanks though!

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If you don't mind paying the price and running 35 series tires, I'd say run Michelin Pilot Super Sports. I'm running 285/35 on 20x10 all around. Definitely a lot of grip and longer lasting dd/trackday tire out on the market right now. They also have real good wet weather grip...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....ot+Super+Sport
I am staying on stock size rims so that wouldn't work.
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Old 07-23-2013, 12:30 PM   #5
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:33 PM   #6
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Vredstiens rock.
I know you had the BFG Sport Comp-2's before on your L99. How do they compare?
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Michelin Super Sports are considered one of the very best. I also like the BFG Comp 2 for the price. Very good for street use.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:53 PM   #8
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Michelin Super Sports are considered one of the very best. I also like the BFG Comp 2 for the price. Very good for street use.
I'd love them but they are out of budget and don't fit stock rims.
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:12 PM   #9
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I'm in the same boat...im looking for a replacement set of stock size tires that are priced well,, that are good for daily driving..rarely snows here too. I am thinking about toyo proxis 4 plus...
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I'm getting BFG Sport Comp-2's. Readily available in my area if I need a replacement and fits what I'm looking for.
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:21 AM   #11
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Getting the right tire for your personal needs can literally give someone a headache. There are so many choices and so many different opinions.

If you want some good clear advice in person, give us a call and we can help direct you. Even if you dont buy one of our products.
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:32 AM   #12
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Almost 500 miles on my BFG's and so far very happy with them. Did a bit of aggressive driving today and they held up very well.
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