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Posted by vvk (more from vvk) on Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:35:13
In Reply to: General Altimax RT43 tires, 17-yr-Saab, Fri, 3 Apr 2015 14:45:55
I am VERY picky when it comes to tires. I put a set of General Altimax RT43 on my mom's car because they were recommended for driving in snow. I liked them so much, I put a set on my own car, too. For a moderately powerful front wheel drive midsize sedan it was a very good match.
They are European-firm and offer great handling and excellent traction. They are also very good in snow. They are slightly rough, feeling a little bit off-balance at high speed. I even had them re-balanced after a few thousand miles. But I prefer "sporty" to "soft", so they are perfect for me.
They are definitely a big step forward for General, which is usually second-tier to its Continental mother ship. These tires are clearly first-tier. Highly recommended.
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Posts in this Thread:
- General Altimax RT43 tires, 17-yr-Saab, Fri, 3 Apr 2015 14:45:55
- Re: General Altimax RT43 tires, Snowmobile , Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:55:08
- Re: General Altimax RT43 tires, dtechakacheaptech, Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:06:53
- Very good, vvk, Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:35:13 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: General Altimax RT43 tires, Noel , Sat, 4 Apr 2015 08:42:43
- Re: General Altimax RT43 tires, Steve T, Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:21:04
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