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Re: Tires
Posted by MI-Roger [Email] (#882) [Profile/Gallery] (more from MI-Roger) on Fri, 3 Nov 2017 16:42:18

In Reply to: Tires, COSaab, Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:50:33
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I have used Continental Extreme Contact DWS for the last two sets on my 9-5. The current set is the DWS 06 version. Happy with these.

My wife's 9-3 has worn Pirelli P7's for the last three years or so. A HUGE improvement over the P6 tires which came on her car from the factory.

My son needs to replace the tires on his GrandAm before winter and cost is a major concern for him. We decided on BFGoodrich G-Force Sport Comp 2 A/S tires for his car. TireRack has these as the second highest rated Performance All Seasons, higher rated than my Continentals and priced $30 less per tire too. Discount Tire tried to get me to consider Falkens rather than the Goodrich but I know nothing about them. There are inexpensive tires, and cheap tires. The tricky part is finding a good to very good tire for an inexpensive price. Cooper tires used to fit this niche with some models but they are now priced at the same point as the big name brands.

->Posting last edited on Fri, 3 Nov 2017 16:45:40.

_______________________________________ Saabs owned: 2008 9-5 Aero Sedan 2006 9-3SC 2.0T 2000 Viggen Convertible 2000 9-5lpt Sedan, sold at 318K miles


Posts in this Thread:
  • Tires, COSaab, Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:50:33
    • Re: Tires, Paul E, Sat, 4 Nov 2017 12:16:24
    • Re: Tires, MI-Roger , Fri, 3 Nov 2017 16:42:18 <-- Viewing This Message
    • Re: Tires, Stephen Goldberger, Wed, 1 Nov 2017 09:38:08
      • Re: Tires, JimBlake , Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:12:25
      • Re: Tires, andym, Wed, 1 Nov 2017 13:33:50
        • Re: Tires, David E Sherman, Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:34:33
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