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Old 08-07-2013, 11:27 PM   #1
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Tires?

From experience what are the best tires for a 13' SS. The stock Pirelli's don't seem to have very good tread life; and I don't test my 0 to 60 every time I take off. Lol. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-08-2013, 09:41 AM   #2
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From experience what are the best tires for a 13' SS. The stock Pirelli's don't seem to have very good tread life; and I don't test my 0 to 60 every time I take off. Lol. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-08-2013, 10:24 AM   #3
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:53 AM   #4
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If you're looking for longer treadlife, I would suggest....

Continental ExtremeContact DWS
Nitto Motivo
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:44 PM   #5
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Yes I have the stock rims

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Old 08-08-2013, 03:43 PM   #6
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:17 PM   #7
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Yes it is a daily driver.. I do alot of interstate driving too..

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Old 08-08-2013, 08:32 PM   #8
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Mine is also a daily driver. I replaced the P-Zero's eith Nitto Motivos and am very happy so far. I've had them about 2 months now. I find the ride smoother and quieter.
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:13 PM   #9
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Change mine for Goodyear Eagle GT... Better grip in the rain and I don'nt have that dragging with road gutters anymore. I Love them. Nice tread too.

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Old 08-08-2013, 09:58 PM   #11
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Think i'm going with the Nittos, thanks for the advice everyone.

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Old 08-08-2013, 10:05 PM   #12
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i am looking at new LT with 19 inch tires. any experiece on those all season pirellis for year round, daily drive driving? i dont want the RS 20 inch.
i also want the flares/mud flaps too. montreal it looks like you have flaps on rear on your yellow car.
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:13 PM   #13
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Does any have the Nitto NT 420 S.. I like these because I can have the 255 in front and the 285 in the rear. The treadlife rating isn't as good as the Motivo but comparable at 420 where as the Motivo is 560.. I can't find the Motivo in the sizes I want stated above..

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Old 08-08-2013, 10:18 PM   #14
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I wouldn't suggest the Pirelli's to anyone.. So far with all the great suggestions and my own research the Nitto Motivos are the best high performance all season tires, but im thinking about going with the Nitto NT 420 s .

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i am looking at new LT with 19 inch tires. any experiece on those all season pirellis for year round, daily drive driving? i dont want the RS 20 inch.
i also want the flares/mud flaps too. montreal it looks like you have flaps on rear on your yellow car.
Yes I do. Had a full set until I installed new rockers a few weeks ago. ACS Composite will be coming with new mud flaps early this fall. As for the guards, they work very, very well, I did'nt get any new chips at the gills level since they where installed in 2010.
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:10 AM   #16
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I think I have finally made up my mind.. I am going with the Michelin Pilot Super Sports.. 255 zr 40 20 front and 285 zr 35 20 rear..

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For what you want, a high performance all-season with decent treadlife, I'd look at Nitto Motivo or General G-Max. AS-03. I really like my BFG Sport Comp-2's because I get better performance than Pirelli and still decent treadwear rating. I've beat on them a little and so far I am very impressed.
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:51 AM   #18
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For what you want, a high performance all-season with decent treadlife, I'd look at Nitto Motivo or General G-Max. AS-03. I really like my BFG Sport Comp-2's because I get better performance than Pirelli and still decent treadwear rating. I've beat on them a little and so far I am very impressed.
Good to know! I just ordered the BFG Sport for the front and the Nitto Invos for the rear
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General Gmax AS
Conti Extreme DWS
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Would be the ones that have noticeably better tread life.
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Just put a set of BFG g-Force Comp-2 on my SS this morning. Very nice ride.
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I think I have finally made up my mind.. I am going with the Michelin Pilot Super Sports.. 255 zr 40 20 front and 285 zr 35 20 rear..

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