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best tires for a awd and where?

Posted by Beanokid69, Aug 22, 2004
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  1. Beanokid69

    Beanokid69 Proven Member

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    money is no obsticle i have a 90 tsi and looking for the best tires that i can buy its awd
     
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  2. illeagle_talon

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    Hmmm...best tires? Well I have Kumho ecsta Supra 712's and they work for me. However if I were in your position and money was no obstacle I would go for some BFGoodrich G-force's or some Nitto 555's. It's all about preference really.

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  3. thekellbeast

    thekellbeast Proven Member

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    How about some Hoosier's? They're street legal, and grip like crazy. Although you might end up replacing them more often than you like.
     
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  4. mitsuclipsegsx

    mitsuclipsegsx Proven Member

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    try Tirerack.com I got my yokohama their.... love them
     
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  5. gsxtacy

    gsxtacy Proven Member

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    Nitto Neo Gen's.

    225/45/ZR17

    Bought all four for 385 shipped.

    www.discounttire.com
     
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  6. Slipstream

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    toyo t1-s without hesitation, they saved my ass. to make a long story short. picture an awd talon pulling a 360 turn at 85mph...minimal tire wear from the abuse and at no point did the car lose traction to a point where it wasn't controlable...i will never buy anything but for my baby ever again.
     
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  7. sexehtopper

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    kumho 712s
     
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  8. CanadianTalon

    CanadianTalon Proven Member

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    225/45/17 Falken Azenis, they're a fairly heavy tire but they hook GREAT both straight line and they're mind blowing in the corners. At 117 bucks a tire they're pretty hard to beat, not much cheaper than the Kumho Ecsta Supras that you can pick up for about 100 even.
     
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  9. JoeWagon

    JoeWagon Proven Member

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    look at the tire test in the tire forum.

    The tire is a Bridgestone Potenza S-03 Pole Position : http://www.dsmtuners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5945
     
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  10. Wanted:SWGSXAWD

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    Anyone have any reviews on the new Bridgestone Fuzion tire? There are a couple of reviews on Tirerack.com (most notably a WRX) and alot of those people had Kumho 712's beore. The way I see it, AWD is a bonus, so just get something sticky and keep the extra money in your pocket :thumb: :D
     
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  11. gsxtacy

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    www.nittotire.com/tires_neogen.asp

    Good looking tire, aggressive tread, 280 tread wear.

    I have yet to have any complaints, 9 months and counting woot :cool:

    Dry/Rain/Mud/Snow/Dirt.....nothing, zero complaints.

    Its hard to induce drift with them I'll tell ya that. Went to Walmart (huge open parking lot) at 0100 in the morning and tried to induce a drift. Nope. Grip to much.
    I finally got a drift after 4 attempts, I had to successively raise the introduction speed till 60 in second, and finally I could get the ass out a little bit.

    I have a best 60' of 1.74 on these tires, so that should attest to them hooking up. That 1.74 was on a stock clutch too.

    My .02

    gsxtacy
     
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  12. Defiant

    Defiant DSM Wiseman

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    Cost-No-Object? The most extravagant tire Pirelli makes.
     
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