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Old 09-16-2012, 01:10 PM   #1
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For a not entirely shitty daily tire (meh+ grip, treadwear & firm sidewall), the Falken 912's are decent. $336 shipped.

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I always like onlinetires.com, super cheap. They can do a Hankook for $296 shipped.

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I have a set of those 912's on my car right now.
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Discount tire will match the price of any tire you find online with the 912.
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I have 912's as well, better than other touring tires for the price. Comfy, decent wear, reasonable (though not track level) grip, not loud and a reasonable price.
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Discount tire will match the price of any tire you find online with the 912.
Just got a set of tires for my wifes corolla. They are going to be less expensive from them including mounting/balancing that it would be to buy and ship a set online.
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Get them to throw in the valve stems for free.
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For a not entirely shitty daily tire (meh+ grip, treadwear & firm sidewall), the Falken 912's are decent. $336 shipped.

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Wow, when I first got a Miata, I was able to get RT615s for this price.

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I have 912's as well, better than other touring tires for the price. Comfy, decent wear, reasonable (though not track level) grip, not loud and a reasonable price.
I've used them at Buttonwillow. They are still all seasons but you can definitely learn to drive on them. I think 5 track days and around 2 years of daily driving and the compound is at 80A, hard enough for it to be almost useless (brakes have been locking up lately)... but they sure lasted a while. They are still at about 3/32" by the way.
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If you guys are buying Brains tires, keep your eyes out for some warming lube... you know to use during the install.
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I got used RA1 Toyos from a race team for free that they had used as rain tires. I buy used tires all the time.
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