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Thinking about a change of tires at 27,000.<BR>No need to ask why---I've decided. Question<BR>is: What is a good substitute brand? Any<BR>experience or knowledge? Any deviation from<BR>standard? I have a T5. Thanks for comments.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by bobmac:<BR><B>Thinking about a change of tires at 27,000.<BR>No need to ask why---I've decided. Question<BR>is: What is a good substitute brand? Any<BR>experience or knowledge? Any deviation from<BR>standard? I have a T5. Thanks for comments.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I'm currently looking at the Michelin Pilot Sport and the Toyo Proxes T1-S. You get a lot of bang for your buck with the Toyo's and they've been very well reviewed.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by nyerinmontreal:<BR><B> I'm currently looking at the Michelin Pilot Sport and the Toyo Proxes T1-S. You get a lot of bang for your buck with the Toyo's and they've been very well reviewed.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I agree with nyerinmontreal. The Pilot Sport A/S and the Toyo T1-S are great tires for all seasons. If you want strictly summer tires look at the S-03's as suggested above. I don't have personal experience with any but have read a lot of good things about each one. The Toyo's are by far the cheapest so it may be your best value.<P>Pat<P><P>
 

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Well, I had my P6s for a week on my T5 and besides being a nice quiet tire, there really is not much to like. I am one of those who would never own an all-season tire. Mediocrity at the sake of saving money is not my cup of tea. Plus, in Canada, you really should have winter tires, so why have all-seasons for the summer? The P6s give up way before your suspension wants to. <P>Anyway, a week later I got a credit for my P6s and put on Dunlop SP8000s, same size. Like night and day. The ride is different (firmer and more confidence inspiring, seriously), the brakes are now better than ever (though annoyingly grabby) and they are very quiet. Best of all, they can be had pretty cheap. I had them on another car before and I am once again very pleased with these tires...the car feels like a true sports sedan, and the tread looks nasty, makes the car look more sinister (picture black on black with tint and an aggressive tire tread).<P>Let me recommend staying away from a certain tire. The Yokohama A520. Looks unbeleivable, is cheap and the noisiest things I have ever heard. I don't know hoe they are even sold. My wife's all-seasons were done so I went with this summer tire, and the grip is enormous, but the tire noise is a joke. Good thing she likes the radio turned up!
 
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