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Tires... once again.

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by jamesA, May 26, 2007.

  1. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    My AVS ES100s are fairly low, Not sure I want to drive to Texas even after just a simple rotation, so I started looking around for some performance all season tires.

    56 dollars a piece, what are your thoughts?

    Kumho Ecsta ASX


    They're apparently decent in the snow, but not spectacular. Most likely I'll drive very rarely while the snow is falling once winter comes around.

    Although, for being strictly summer/wet tires, the ES100s did not do that bad at all last winter. The only thing that sucks is on ice they'll just spin, but I imagine any tire is going to do that unless it's studded.

    Any other ultra high - high all season performance tire suggestions will be appreciated.


    This reminds me I've never wrote a review of the ES100s.
     
  2. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Once again, some Kumhos... these are slightly cheaper at 49 each, and the deep snow traction is worse... but still a decent deal I think.

    Kumho Ecsta AST
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Well i waited for four hours and got impatient.

    I'm going to try out the Kumho Ecsta ASTs. I should have them by wednesday.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Lots of people like those tires


    I got a set of BFG G-force sports recently. I was very pleased with them. And the price isnt bad at all.
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    there good for the money but if your gona splurge i always get falken
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    this actually isn't spurging, it's just trying to keep the type of tires semi-close to what I'm now used to. lol

    The ES100s were 280 shipped in 04. These were 245 shipped.
     
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    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    have you tried tirerack ? before if you havent there real good 2 days later a had mine
     
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    Seany-izzle New Member

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    i was thinking getting some of those... but i went with the bfgoodrich g sport's. I like em so far, even though i havent pushed them to the limit yet... ive come close but not quite there yet..

    All seasons are good if you truely plan on using them year round..
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    yep. thats where I got the ES100s from. I've had an account with them since I had my Escort. (5 years ago)
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    well these were cheaper and Tirerack didn't have SPTs.

    But it's not like I won't need tires again at some point in time. ;)
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Maybe they did. Hell if I remember from 11 pm last night.

    I searched 4 times before I committed to buying anything. The price killed them.
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    11 dollar difference between the 2.. oh well, its your money you spend the way you'd like.. i just read a lot of good reviews on the SPTs because i've been looking into new tires for about a month.. i dont just buy the same day i think about them
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I've been thinking about them for a week. I just never made a post about it until yesterday. ;)

    I don't like reading reviews. I don't drive the same as everyone else, so I'd rather just try something and then give my opinion. Instead of just basing my opinion on others opinions.

    It's like saying the SPT is great. One guy loves them as a daily driver tire, but one guy hated them when he had them while autocrossing.

    But both people neglect to mention what they used the tire for.
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    :ph34r: .. .. . . ..

     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    You missed my overall point, bro...
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    just fuckin with ya.. notice the :ph34r:
     
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    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    rofl... 205/55VR15
    Blackwall Serv. Desc: 88V Price: $62.00 (each) Closeout
    [​IMG]

    208 shipped... :)
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    hahaha..

    i just read the reviews on the ASTs and it appears those blow goats
     
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