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Old 09-21-2012, 01:35 PM   #84
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Actually, I like how the car drives even more when it's wet and rainy! (I haven't gone over any large puddles at high speed, so I haven't felt the hydroplaning that others complain about.) I think the normal wet-road noise hides the thunking and drumming that the ContiProContact tires make over bumps and expansion joints. I'm putting on winter tires in October, so I can't wait to see what difference it makes in the ride and noise ...
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I had a wet parking lot and tried to get it to spin out.. the tires stick really well in the wet. I went through a few inches of water the other day and didn't hydroplane. Mine have 16k miles and lots of tread left (although its 95% highway).

The tires are good. I will probably get something else when they are worn out, but i don't feel the need to spend $$$ on something that is fine.
Mine are going on Kijiji (~95% tread left) after the winter tires are on the car ... ; )
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