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Old 11-22-2008, 03:25 AM   #1
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new tires

So I finally decided to get new rear tires today. Picked up some Geostar 245/50R16 97Zs. figured it was better then constantly re inflating my leaky tire that Les Schwab couldn't manage to fix, and it got me thinking about when I decide to get 4 new tires and rims what I should go with. I know they are expensive but I was seriously considering Goodyear Eagle F1's. I'm thinking of going with 17.8 or.9s in the front and 18.9s in the rear. Just thought I'd ask you guys what you input is on high performance all season tires.
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Old 11-22-2008, 04:30 PM   #2
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Which F1's are you talking about, cause there's like a dozen different styles. I wouldn't bother with all season tires unless you have to drive in the snow enough to need them. If you have to drive in the snow more often than not in the winter, I'd put winter tires on your current wheels and summer ones on your new wheels. Goodyears are good tires, I have F1 GS-D3's on my car now.
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Old 11-23-2008, 06:11 PM   #3
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Yeah I was looking at the GS-D3s. I like the look and the consumer reports.
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Old 11-23-2008, 06:32 PM   #4
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Just keep in mind the GS-D3's are summer only. They will suck in the snow or ice. But awesome dry and wet weather tires.
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Old 11-23-2008, 08:20 PM   #5
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My SS originally came with Goodyear F1's, but when I replaced them, I went with BFG KDW's, which I like alot.

When the time comes to purchase new tires, shop around for the best price, ie: TireRack; or one of the consumer "superstores" such as BJ's, Costco, Sams, etc..

If you have a place in mind already to buy your tires, you can usually shop for the best price at one of the above mentioned, and they will match it.
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Old 11-23-2008, 11:39 PM   #6
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I would go to tire rack for sure. I think with how shitty the economy the prices have dropped. i could swear 9 months ago when i bought my KDW-2's they were about $35 more a tire..
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Old 11-24-2008, 02:58 AM   #7
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Tire rack is the only place I get my tires!
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Old 12-02-2008, 02:38 PM   #8
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Problem solved I'm getting these for $450 have Falken S/TZ tires 275 60 R 17 H rated


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Old 12-03-2008, 12:09 PM   #9
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Problem solved I'm getting these for $450 have Falken S/TZ tires 275 60 R 17 H rated
at'll do pig, at'll do.

I was going to suggest BFG KDW's but those will do well, esp for the price.
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Old 12-03-2008, 12:58 PM   #10
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The bastard sold them. We had a deal and just like that, he up and sells them behind my back.
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:02 PM   #11
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The bastard sold them. We had a deal and just like that, he up and sells them behind my back.
time to splurge


bfg kdw t/a g-force
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:05 PM   #12
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time to splurge


bfg kdw t/a g-force
it wasn't just the tires it was the rims too. he said not to be upset since he'll give me my down payment back.
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:07 PM   #13
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it wasn't just the tires it was the rims too. he said not to be upset since he'll give me my down payment back.


wait.... you already put money on them.... what a douchebag.
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now you can see why im so pissed lol
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Old 12-04-2008, 05:56 PM   #15
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Falcon Punch him.
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Old 12-05-2008, 01:59 AM   #16
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Old 12-05-2008, 09:19 PM   #17
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They are good tires. Make a post back when you do some burnouts on them..
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Old 12-06-2008, 12:13 PM   #18
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im runnin the gs d3s 17 front 18 rear and ive been happy with them. im pretty rough on tires and they have been holdin up well. ill be tryin the bfgs next hope they do as good.
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