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Old 06-10-2013, 11:46 AM   #1
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Summer Tires for SVT

I apologize if this has been addressed in a recent thread and I overlooked it. I figured asking outright would be a good way to get the most up to date information.

I got my SVT at the beginning of last winter and pretty quickly switched it to a like-new set of blizzaks. Now that nice weather has rolled around the tires that came on the summer wheels really need to go. Driving is a bit depressing at the moment since my blizzaks actually had better grip than this in dry conditions! A slow leak in my rear left doesn't help matters any either.

I was hoping to get some recommendations on tires, I'm pretty inexperienced in this area. I'm looking for something reasonably high performance but without completely sacrificing longevity. Since I have the means to run dedicated summer tires I just want to get the most out of the car without being too irresponsible about it. It's my daily but I was thinking about trying to get involved with some autox this year, I'm not sure how feasible it would be to multipurpose daily tires for that.

Thanks in advance for any input!

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Old 06-10-2013, 11:49 AM   #2
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Your best option is to go on and look at your options. All the tires have reviews and you can see as well how much would you like to spend .
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Old 06-15-2013, 02:33 PM   #4
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Your best option is to go on and look at your options. All the tires have reviews and you can see as well how much would you like to spend .
Agree with above.

I did the same and bought Hankook V12 Ventus, based on a combination of performance, noise, durability, and price. Your preference is different, I'm sure.

Some tires have rebates (mine did) and make the final cost cheaper.
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