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Re: Tires
Posted by andym (more from andym) on Wed, 1 Nov 2017 13:33:50

In Reply to: Re: Tires, Stephen Goldberger, Wed, 1 Nov 2017 09:38:08
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I recently sold a 2008 9-5 Aero and the owner of an authorized SAAB repair shop where the PPI was done noted my General A003s and said their V shaped tread was not optimal for SAABs. Recommended Continentals or Michelins.

I did notice the Generals were getting noisy as they wore (about 6,000 miles), compared to the Continental Extreme Contact all seasons on my 2006 9-5 Aero which are quiet at 15,000 miles of use. The 08 received a four wheel alignment with the tires.

Noise was not terrible, but I did notice it as time went on. Keep that in mind and go with the Contis.

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