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Tire Rant and warning... anyone ever use these?

This is a discussion on Tire Rant and warning... anyone ever use these? within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; So as we all know our cars have the ability to shorten a tires life quite effectively and because the ...

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    Tire Rant and warning... anyone ever use these?

    So as we all know our cars have the ability to shorten a tires life quite effectively and because the 275/40 tires don’t carry a tread life warranty I figured I’d buy the best ones possible. I thought that those tires where the BF Goodrich Gforce Super Sport A/S (the ones that have the 1 g turn advertisement)….man was I wrong, I felt like I was out of control the every time I punched it I must say that these things felt more unsafe in dry weather than the bald tires I had on my car in the rain. So I went with some Firehawk Indy 500’s and those things may be where I stay from here on out so far I love them.

    Review Link for the BF tires http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....er+Sport+A%2FS
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    Quote Originally Posted by 02transamce View Post
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    +1 agree

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    not sure about those?.......but I have the KDW's and they hook hard!!!!

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    Second the KDWs I don't drive my car much so I can't really comment on the tread life but when I do take the bitch out I'm satisfied. They do need to warm up a bit before you really abuse them but they are pretty sticky.

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    Nittos here too. Goodyears and BF Goodrich aren't worth the money. The 555's are awesome!

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    BFG KDWs here, work great.

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    I had KDW's on the GTO....tread life sucked. Good tire....just too soft for a DD IMO.

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    I have Firehawk Indy 500ís on my T/A

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    Pirelli P Zero Neros. Great in the rain, break em loose on dry pavement when it's cold. Hook hard.

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    I am with ORION. I had them on my GTO as well. Didnt last long and they were pricey for what they are. The Nitto 555 tires were awesome and would buy them again. Same goes for the RE-01r tires I had. Those were fantastic.

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    Tire life is more dependant on the individual and his/her resistance to blowing the tires off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by az gt eater View Post
    Pirelli P Zero Neros. Great in the rain, break em loose on dry pavement when it's cold. Hook hard.
    i think thats what i have on my vette, work good in snow too lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0rion View Post
    I had KDW's on the GTO....tread life sucked. Good tire....just too soft for a DD IMO.
    I got about 18,000-20,000 out of my last set on my TA. I've never had any kind of performance tire on either of last two F bods that got more than 20,000 miles out of. How long did yours last exactly?

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    GSD3's saved my life with a blowout at 150 that was caused because I did 150 mph with a known nail in the tire. They only get about 20,000 miles and I drive the hell out of my car. I have also raced a car that I was neck and neck with on stock tires and I pulled a car and a half consistently out of the hole by changing to GSD3's. I would do a commercial for free.

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    nt555 nough said best tire hands down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 02transamce View Post
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    Love mine! And you can't beat the price!!

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    I have the BF goodrich G-force Sport tires. Crazy sticky. Made a WRX drivers jaw smash through his floorpan on an exit ramp. he's a buddy of mine so when he pulled up to me at the light I got the "holy hell I've never seen an american car move like that" I'm suddenly no longer shunned by the rest of his ricer friends.... ha!

    I'd get these again... bout 600 a set.

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