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This is a discussion on What tires? within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; I'm in need of new tires for my T/A. It's bone stock and will continue to stay that way for ...

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    What tires?

    I'm in need of new tires for my T/A. It's bone stock and will continue to stay that way for a while so I don't need slicks by any means. They'll be on 16" rims and what's on there now is Bridgestone Potenza 245/50/16 and would like to stay that size. What I do need is a good street tire that isn't really expensive, get good mileage from, good in rain/snow, and will semi hook( and withstand speeds up to 120). My biggest factor is $. So best bang for the buck would be good. Looking for something around 100-125$/tire or less. Thanks for the help. Jason Hopson

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    Detailing + Design third_shift|studios's Avatar
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    I have Fuzion Zr1's from firestone. I've put about 32,000 miles on them. They are pretty hard tires and do a great job for long trips or if you're caught in the rain [not so much now with a lot of tread ware]. I daily drove on them for a year in rain/sun/snow...all of it, now my beater does all the hard stuff. I liked them and would get um again (if i wasn't looking for a softer tire that is) I think they are just out of your price range but i also got the firestone road hazarad [rape job]. I think i got quoted 600 or so for a new set, but look on tire sites through the web and you might find them for cheaper as most joints will mount/balance them for like $20/tire

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    Life in the Fast lane sunsetorangess's Avatar
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    I agree with above, i picked up a set of fuzion's for 400 bucks and they have done great, at the track and in the rain. 100 times better than the goodyear f1's
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    Try some Dayton Daytona ZRs. Great bang for the buck.

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    I see you guys talking about the Fuzions an I was wondering, I have a set of 245/40/18's I am trying to sell. They have less than 700 miles on them an are in perfect condition. My question is what would be a fair price for these? I was wanting $400 shipped.

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    pewter mettalic
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    Fusions No Good Need Tires Too Thinking Bfg Kdws

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    Yokohamas AVS ES100s. Great wet and dry. Set lasted me about 18month with the first 6months seeing plenty of burnouts. Excellent wet and dry traction. has the 245/50/16s for $100 a tire right now.

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