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Old 03-27-2009, 08:56 PM   #1
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Good daily driver tires

I'm looking for a good daily driver tires. The size I'm looking for is 215/40/17 or 215/45/17. I'm looking for a tire with decent tire life, decent speed rating, and not to expensive. All season or summer only works for me. Thanks.


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http://www.vulcantire.com/azenis_rt615_t.htm

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....t+Z1+Star+Spec
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Go for the Yokohama Parada spec-2 in 205/45/17.
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I'm currently using azenis. They only lasted about a year. But that is alot cheaper than I paid for them last time.
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I personally like the Bridgestone Potenza g019grid. Great treadwear, low road noise, and if I do say so Myself, sticky as hell. Not terrible price either...
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I wouldn't recommend the GS-D3's Im running on now, but i would get a set of ContiExtremeContacts. They have VERY good treadlife!! and are decently sticky too!
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Those sounds nice and tire rack has them for under $100 per tire.
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The Fusion HRi is cheap, and lasts almost too long. I know from personal experience. They last long enough that you wish they'd die so you could try something else out. They're not particularly sporty, but just a solid high performance all season. The DZ101 price has been lowered, and should outlast the Azenis, while being comparable in performance. I'd advise against the Star Specs for daily driving. They REALLY need heat to work properly, and because of that won't keep their stickiness as long as they keep their tread.
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I bought 4 Yokohama s.drive from TireRack. $108 per tire but they rate really well and treadlife was major factor for me... they're one of the best in the price range.
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falken tires are a desent price
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