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Old 09-13-2012, 11:51 AM   #4
Eiron
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Join Date: Aug 2010
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Location: Loveland, CO
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I put Hankook H727 on my daughter's Focus Wagon. The sidewalls are more flexible than those of my favorite BF Goodrich tires, which I felt would be better for CO winter driving for her. It also makes the ride a little nicer.

The only trade-off is a tiny bit less road-feel/stiffness in summer driving. But the Focus wheelbase is a bit more stretched out than that of my Saab, so I actually don't notice much of a change unless I'm really looking for it. Also, your ZX5 is a bit lighter than my 900, so I would think the more flexible sidewalls would be a benefit.

They're nice tires & seem to wear pretty well. She says they have very good winter traction. They were right at your $100/tire limit.
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