Date: Sun, 12 Dec 1999 19:38:35 -0500
From: "Gary M. Cornelisse" <>
Subject: Re: Tires for 88 900S

As you might image, my Saab 900 turbo will eat up tires a little faster than a 900S. However, I haven't experimented with my tires all that much. My first tires were Kelly's ($90 each) and they didn't last at all. They were rated for longer life, but you could have fooled me. I bought General's model XP2000 H4 P195/60 next. They handle real well and are A-semetric for a little more performance. I bought them at Sam's club, of all places, for just about $65 a tire. So far they've worn very slow and even. They're great in the snow and rain. They stick to dry pavement like glue. I'm sure they're a selection of similar or better tires out there, but I'd buy these again. I would stick to the recommended sizes. --- Gary M. Cornelisse StepHydro <stephydronopsamcomNOSPAM> wrote in message > I bought a 900S for my daughter and may be getting another for my sos. I am > ready for tires on the first one, but find them expensive for an "about town > only' car. > > The design size is P185-65-R15 (T). What is an "equivalent" size in a 70 > profile. Will a 70 profile work safely on the wheel? I find P195-70 at about > 60% the price of the standard tire. We definitely do not need the speed rating > for the fancy tires. > > Cheers and TIA/Don Carron

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