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Old 10-12-2004, 03:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need some new all season tires for a '97 540i. I drive the car at average speeds of 80 MPH on the highway. I currently have Michelin Pilot XGT Z4 P225/55 ZR16s on the car. I don't need the highest performance tire money can buy. I'm willing to trade some performance for cost and tread life.
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Old 10-13-2004, 03:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check out tirerack, and see what your budget is according to tire, and the best part is they rate the tires according to perfomance, longevity, worth, etc etc
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Old 10-13-2004, 03:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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tire rack is awsome i too am in the market for new tires and rims

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check out Continental CH95 tires, cheaper than the pilots and a little better if you ask me
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Old 10-13-2004, 10:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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BFGoodrich traction T/a (got them in the rear... so far so good)
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Toyo 800 Ultra (those have the highest threadwear rating in the world... 700+)... they are only T-rated though, but after 30k miles you still can't tell that they are not new (on the audi).
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