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Old 12-21-2006, 11:59 AM   #1
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Anyone else ran these tires before??

http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/fin...40&ct=&rf=true
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:11 PM   #2
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I use them on my Cooper S, love them. Very quiet, surprising amount of grip. Never tried them on the Miata.
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:15 PM   #3
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thax, it seems to get good reaviews
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they are way cheaper on Tirerack ($65)...unless factoring in shipping makes them cheaper on discounttire....cause I'm seeing over $50 less shipped to me.
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Old 12-21-2006, 01:25 PM   #5
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shipping was 45 bucks, the main factor is my buddy is a manager at a discount, so i go them for 75 each, installation was free, i get free road hazard, free lifetime rotation and ballance...
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that works.
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If you are a certain distance from the nearest store location, shipping is free. I run the g-force sports on my 90 with 205's front and 225's rear and like them.
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sweeet! Yeah nearest tirerack warehouse was reno.. but the discount my buddy manages is right down the street tirerack does have very good prices. These tires seem to be very good for the price
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I have them now for a month in 205/55/15. Grip is really good, they seem to be wearing well, and they have a very smooth breakaway. I wish i went for a smaller sidewall though because it throws of my speedo 5% and hurt accelleration a bit as well as amplifying the effect of the worn stock shocks.
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I got mine from summit tab was like 300 bucks i love em be carefull to wear the slime off of them. Becouse they will be slick until you get some intitial heat in them also they hate snow or slush. 225-50r15
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:28 PM   #11
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hahahah i think im safe from snow and slush here in phoenix... and slime can be fun!
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true but get the 225's you have a 7 inch or wider rim. you wont be sorry my wet performance with these tires was equal to better than my dry grip with the oe rubber. Anyway you go they are wonderfull tires mine have about 14K miles on them and look like they'll last atleast till 37-40K miles the way i drive. Wich is cool cause past 2 years rubber gets hard anyway. good luck.
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Old 12-22-2006, 11:44 AM   #13
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thanx.
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Have you looked into Dunlop Direzzas?
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no, but my tire purchas was just put on hold.. so i guess i will.. damn money
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FWIW, I'm really happy with them (they're on my SRT4 right now and will be replacing the 711s on my Miata) and they're cheaper (and lighter!) than the GFSs.
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HELLS YES, got the tires... and it even rained today!!! so i got to test out the wet weather grip, im impressed!! Good purchase. Pics to come
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Did you get the bf gf sports? what size?
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yup BF GF sport, 205/40 r16.. Love the tight traction... not a big fan of how much ruffer they are than the 205/50s i has on before... but a lot better handling i will say that.. and no vibration.. the old tires had gotten flat spotted, and vibrated like a son of a bitch. These tires being 40's and not 50's are smaller in diameter so it has changed my gearing a bit.. but im liking it..
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shipping was 45 bucks, the main factor is my buddy is a manager at a discount, so i go them for 75 each, installation was free, i get free road hazard, free lifetime rotation and ballance...
Where's your friend's store?
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