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Old 06-07-2013, 04:59 PM   #1
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Quiet Tires

I am big into car audio and music so I am looking for quiet tires to put on my 2010 SES Sedan. I was looking at the Altimax HP, they seem to have decent ratings for noise but was wondering if there's any other reasonably priced tires that would be quietter?


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The HP would be a good choice, but what size are you running? 205/50R16?



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Old 06-07-2013, 07:24 PM   #3
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Size is 215/45-17
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Old 06-07-2013, 09:17 PM   #4
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:31 AM   #5
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Top of the line would be the Michelin Primacy MXM4 - $133/tire





Otherwise the General HP would be available still at $98/tire
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Old 06-09-2013, 02:11 AM   #6
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The Michelin is way too expensive, anything else more around the Altimax HP price? Or are the Michelin Primacys really that much better of a tire?
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I just took off my General AS03, I always thought they were too loud.

I put on a set of Michelin Pilot Super Sports and all I can say is wow. Just drove to the Ford Nationals and Back on them, about 1,000 miles in 2 days. They are hands down the Quietest tire I have ever owned. I wish I would have found these sooner. And ride quality was the best I have ever felt. The whole time I was driving I kept thinking about how quiet and smooth they were and my wife who could care less about cars even noticed a huge difference.

I honestly will never buy a different set of tires. These will go on every car I own.

By the way I never bough them before because they were so expensive but you really get what you pay for with them. Worth every penny.

There is a reason they put this tire on some of the most expensive performance cars in the world.
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I will throw in the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric as well, betwenn the Altimax HP, Michelin Primacy MXM4 and the Goodyear what strikes the best balance between performance, noise and lifetime.
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Nevermind, got the Primacy MXM4 for $104/ea from Discount Tire. Out the door for ~$620 installed and the $70 Michelin gift card and $30 Discount Tire Prepaid Visa. Very good price for these.
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Nevermind, got the Primacy MXM4 for $104/ea from Discount Tire. Out the door for ~$620 installed and the $70 Michelin gift card and $30 Discount Tire Prepaid Visa. Very good price for these.
What do you think of them?
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