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    best tire?

    what is the best 275-40-r17, they will be going on the front of my car. I currently have bfg kdw's, but they are a little loud but do have decent dry traction. Any suggestions?

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    define your use, cause "best" depends on application, needs, wants.
    dry, wet, noise, cornering, wear, etc ?????
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    I want a tire with good grip, but low noise, and decent price

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    Nitto 555R (DragRadials)

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    Drag radials on the front?

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    yeah... and they are good too for cornering.
    If you don't want those in the front, get the Nitto 555RII for the front.
    Same compound, same thread design, just stiffer sidewall.
    Not sure if that tire is discontinued w/ the NT-01 that came out... better double-check.
    Some people Auto-X with drag radials from Nitto and they take the abuse pretty well... no problem using those in all 4 corners.

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