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Bridgestone Serenity as an all 'round tire
Posted by Noel [Email] (#876) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Noel) on Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:24:53

In Reply to: Good, quiet summer tires?, Sarunas [Profile/Gallery] , Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:13:49
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I went from high end Michelins to the Bridgestones and they are a far better tire. There is better road feel, they are better in rain, handling is crisper. I have 215/55x16 on my wife's 9-5 wagon, and I put a set of 205/55x16 on my 9000. too. They wear well, too. Won't handle like a high performance tire, but they don't ride like one, either.

FWIW, I have never like Michelins, and have had 3-4 versions of them over the years. To me they are just round, black and good for 40K miles. Numb, mediocre in all conditions. Over-priced, too.

But if you want summer only, try a Bridgestone Extreme Performance All season. They just changed the model numbers, but I had those for a couple summers that included track days. Pretty good sneakers. But read reviews! And get a full alignment when you mount them!


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_______________________________________ Noel 1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (daily driver) 2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's) 1999 9-3 SE auto (younger daughter's) 2000 9-3 SE 5 speed (elder daughter's) 1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP) 1995 9000 CS (sold) 1996 9000 CS (RIP)


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