Tires

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  1. TxCobrA98

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    hey guys, got a big big screw in my rear passenger tire.. "good" places can't patch it up because someone patched the tire wrong before so nobody is going to touch it...

    so my dilemma, not much money and i need a new rear tires now! im going to a little mexican place that will fix it but hopefully they dont scratch my wheel , AGAIN.

    im thinking these, i know they are sumis but still, 155 for a 285 tire.. <a href=http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Sumitomo&tireModel=HTR+Z+II&partnum=835WR8HTRZ2&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&place=15&speed_rating=V&speed_rating=Z&speed_rating=W&speed_rating=Y>TireRack</a>
     
  2. Suspect

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    Re: Tires - need help now!

    ive ran em for a while and they still have lots of tread on them. so they last and are good for driving. dont hook for nothing on dry and dont get on it while theyre wet. :noes: also i had em on a 18x10 and they werent that wide. wasnt flush with the fender. but like i said its a good tire just for everyday driving.

    check out the difference on the 295.. :eek:

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  3. TxCobrA98

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    Re: Tires - need help now!

    dang.. that is a difference..

    im not to worried about trying to hook. i dont go out to the strip or anything.. im used to not having gripping tires lol so..

    anyone know of some other tires i can get for cheap.. preferably 285+... i dont want to spend 400 on 2 tires.. or should i just go the used route again?
     
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    Re: Tires - need help now!


    did you check out Kumos ???
     
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  7. scarface

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    I had sumi's on my 97...do do hook at all, but they had great tread life :)
     
  8. Lightning Struck

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    Crap I thought Trey had 17's :dunno: :dunno:
     
  9. SRT Handz

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    I HATE SUMI's!!!

    ....Dont put sumi's on a cobra...it will look so damn cheap. I know you are low on cash but find some nitto
     
  10. scarface

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    nittos blow also IMHO
     
  11. DropTopPony

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    agreed, especially after a few thousand miles...and in the rain.
     
  12. TxCobrA98

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    i found the same exact tires again! this will be the third time i have had these pirelli's.. they aren't amazing tires by any means but they are pretty cheap..

    $246 for 2 - 285/35/18 Pirelli Rosso's w/ 10/32nd's tread left on them.. (11/32nd is new).. yes, they are used.. no patches that i know of.. sound good to you guys?
     
  13. 19mustang95

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    i bought my michelin pilot sports off ebay for like $205 shipped with like 8/32nds left on them (10/32nds new) and got my fronts for like $225 shipped with 9-10/32nds...i think the seller was etiresmarket1 or etiresmarket2.
     
  14. JonBeast

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    Same...I got Michelin Pilot Sports for my fronts 275/35s

    They match my Michelin 335s out back :)
     
  15. gt96stang

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    Glad you found something other than the sumi... I really hate them on my car.. So I know they would have to suck for the cobra..