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Old 03/18/2008, 03:43 PM   #1
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Default Best Bang 4 Ur Buck Tire?

ok, so i have no idea where to exactly post this thread so here it is...ive been looking to get some new rims/tires lately and ive found out the rims i want but now i need to decide what tires to get that cost NO MORE than $100

i dont have plans to do auto x but i would like to take it to the track sooner or later, ummm what else....idk im just looking for something with some good grip in dry weather...i wont use these rims in winter...so just anything with some sticky rubber should do, my driving style is sorta aggressive...

so what tires are out there?...ive seen alot people with falken azenis, are they that good?


the tires i got righht now are the falken ziex but they aint doin me justice haha

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Old 03/18/2008, 06:32 PM   #2
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Azenis are really good summer tires, not so much in the winter though


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Old 03/18/2008, 06:48 PM   #3
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Azenis are pretty good. Kumho Ecsta MX's are nice. And Neo-Gens ain't too shabby. Just depends on how much you want to spend.


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Old 03/18/2008, 07:36 PM   #4
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I auto-x a lot and I run the falken Azenis RT-615's. They are really good summer tires. I wouldn't use it for daily driving because the road noise is louder and it has shitty thread wear. The grip on pavement is amazing. I launch my car at around 5500-6500rpm and I get madd grip. I plan on using Bridgestone RE-01R's this summer.


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Old 03/19/2008, 10:39 PM   #5
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try to get your hands on a set of yoko es 100's and if you can't find them then get the s-drives


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Old 03/20/2008, 05:55 AM   #6
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I think you should get Hankook Ventus RS2. They grip well and are better in the rain than Falken RT 615s. They will also last longer.

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Old 03/20/2008, 08:31 AM   #7
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I think you should get Hankook Ventus RS2. They grip well and are better in the rain than Falken RT 615s. They will also last longer.
I might get these again. Good for daily driver use.

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Old 03/21/2008, 04:27 PM   #8
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I think you should get Hankook Ventus RS2. They grip well and are better in the rain than Falken RT 615s. They will also last longer.
ive checked these out and they say it aint too bad, i would choose this over the RT 615s...

but i might just have to choose the nitto neogen, the ventus rs2 are a bit pricey fo me right now...

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Old 03/21/2008, 05:41 PM   #9
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ive checked these out and they say it aint too bad, i would choose this over the RT 615s...

but i might just have to choose the nitto neogen, the ventus rs2 are a bit pricey fo me right now...

thanks for the opinions guys
i have the neogen, i am not overly impressed. find something with good tread life, chances are 99% of their life will be on street duty. you should be able to find something ~70 bucks a piece that will fit your needs nicely.

i'd recommend these:

http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...44&rd=15&ar=50


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Old 03/21/2008, 06:27 PM   #10
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i have the neogen, i am not overly impressed. find something with good tread life, chances are 99% of their life will be on street duty. you should be able to find something ~70 bucks a piece that will fit your needs nicely.

i'd recommend these:

http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...44&rd=15&ar=50
not too shabby, and yes i definately need sumthin w/ good tread life, sumthin for dry/rain...winter wont matter cause im not rollin on these rims when time comes, i just dont want to throw some crap tires on some nice rims

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Old 03/21/2008, 06:39 PM   #11
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not too shabby, and yes i definately need sumthin w/ good tread life, sumthin for dry/rain...winter wont matter cause im not rollin on these rims when time comes, i just dont want to throw some crap tires on some nice rims
that fits your bill then, 420 tread life, good wet and dry traction and certified all season so if you have to drive on them a few times in the winter.

i've never heard of anyone unhappy with the ASX's, the AST's are a cheaper option but rightfully so


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that fits your bill then, 420 tread life, good wet and dry traction and certified all season so if you have to drive on them a few times in the winter.

i've never heard of anyone unhappy with the ASX's, the AST's are a cheaper option but rightfully so
i never really notice the tread life #'s haha...but 420 sounds good comparedto the others, my ziex are like 360...

and ive always wanted the tires that i hve on my legend but i dont think they make 205/50/r15...my legend has the goodyear assurance w/ triple tread technology and im really impressed with them...ive one research on them just now and they have a tread life of 740!!...80,000 milage warranty what not...and its excellent in rain/dry/snow... but they are like $100/each...makes me want to think twice about whether to spend more haha


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Old 03/22/2008, 10:18 AM   #13
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i can get you some falken azenis for about 290...thats my price i dont know what they run online


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Old 03/22/2008, 10:22 AM   #14
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if u want a price on those ventus or neogens let me know


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Old 03/22/2008, 10:44 AM   #15
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if u want a price on those ventus or neogens let me know
i didn't think sears could get nitto, i know they stopped carrying yokohama...horrible decision imo


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yeh we can get nittos and we still carry yokohamas


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can u get those kuhmo asx's or some goodyear assurances?

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Old 03/22/2008, 11:50 PM   #18
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yeh we can get nittos and we still carry yokohamas
hmm must be a store to store thing then, i think i should go back to work at sears

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Old 03/23/2008, 07:43 PM   #19
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Old 03/24/2008, 06:11 AM   #20
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IMO any tire with over 280 UTG rating is garbage!!!

sport sedans even come with stickier tires these days.. .

if you want cheap, some descent grip and good treadware Falken FK452 or Toyo Proxes 4
http://www.edgeracing.com/tires/2055015/

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Old 03/25/2008, 08:40 PM   #21
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I have the ASX's on my stock wheels. I ran them through last summer and winter and they did fine. They work fairly well in the dry, rain and snow. They don't have very good cornering grip but they are an all season tire so you can't expect too much out of them. They wear good as long as you don't have too much negative camber and they ride nice.


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Old 05/15/2008, 09:21 PM   #22
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Azenis: http://www.honda-tech.com/zerothread?id=2295536

I get mine thru VulcanTire.com


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Old 05/21/2008, 08:40 PM   #23
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the other day i was driving the rex home i noticed a thumping noise at the front driver-side tire...got home and found out some small metal crap got stuck in the tire and it was slowly leaking air

ended up having to buy some cheapo kuhmo ecsta for like $47

sad thing is i didnt get the tire warranty thing

i didnt even put 1000 mi on it

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Old 05/27/2008, 05:03 PM   #24
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bf goodrich track r's any good??

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