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Old 08-25-2007, 12:32 AM
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So does this mean I need new tires?

plz advise, k thx!





gonna order some Toyo Proxes 4 right now, $99 each, can't go wrong with that
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Old 08-25-2007, 12:39 AM
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do a few burnouts before you change them
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Originally Posted by rlee02135 View Post
do a few burnouts before you change them
oh you can believe i will! this is the front tire, 40,800 miles on them! the rears I changed around 25 or 30k and still have some tread but I might as well swap em all to keep them matched.
also the proxes 4 are all season which i will need pretty soon!
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No Doubt...You need new tires
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You need new tires NOW. These are almost bold, can you still drive them? Sure if you want to take chances on GREATLY reduced traction and stopping distance and you are VERY likely to get flats and get you stranded on the road. It's much cheaper to buy new tires and be SAFE!
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Originally Posted by kc2007 View Post
You need new tires NOW. These are almost bold, can you still drive them? Sure if you want to take chances on GREATLY reduced traction and stopping distance and you are VERY likely to get flats and get you stranded on the road. It's much cheaper to buy new tires and be SAFE!
yeah and they squeal like a pig when I push it hard! it's fantastic! haha
still grips pretty decent... think of drag slicks
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No Doubt...You need new tires
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a quarter mile at a time
they look like they were underinflated
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Laugh all you want, but when the sidewall splits like that from the tread, you are risking a blowout. I had a blowout last weekend on the interstate in my truck @ 80mph....... I was waiting for my order from tirerack to arrive the upcoming week. I should have taken the beater truck to home depot that night because the heavy load in the bed is what did me in. Get them changed asap.
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those must be louder than the stereo...my contis were not that bad and it sounded like a 4x4...
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they look like they were underinflated
That and/or his chamber is off.
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yeah... i definately think you need to get those new tires put in....but like rlee02135 said this is the chance to do some burnouts and not worry
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yeah... i definately think you need to get those new tires put in....but like rlee02135 said this is the chance to do some burnouts and not worry
Burnout with the front tires on a RWD?
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Nah, looks like you have AT LEAST 10 miles left on those things.
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Burnout with the front tires on a RWD?
Try to drift in reverse.
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You better change your tires soon before something bad happen.
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I think you'll be ok if you stitch the threads on the tire together. You should be able to get a few more miles out of them
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That and/or his chamber is off.
yeah. i'd get an alignment done if you haven't had one recently after you get the new tires put on. IMO, the tire pressure suggestions from MB are utter crap and the sport sedans should run with slightly more pressure.
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Originally Posted by e1000 View Post
they look like they were underinflated
ya they probably were. i keep em around 29-32psi but i think they're supposed to be 38 or 40 something? i don't like the harsh ride when they're that high and i'm always nervous they're gonna explode like a balloon while i'm filling them

so i ordered my tires from this random place i found on google, edgeracing.com and this was on 8/24... they just shipped them yesterday! they claim that someone ordered the last ones in stock right before me which must have been bs cause the whole time their website said they were in stock and shipping within 24 hours. well now i'm not gonna get them till wednesday or thursday next week. those *******s! atleast they were dirt cheap.
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ya they probably were. i keep em around 29-32psi but i think they're supposed to be 38 or 40 something? i don't like the harsh ride when they're that high and i'm always nervous they're gonna explode like a balloon while i'm filling them

so i ordered my tires from this random place i found on google, edgeracing.com and this was on 8/24... they just shipped them yesterday! they claim that someone ordered the last ones in stock right before me which must have been bs cause the whole time their website said they were in stock and shipping within 24 hours. well now i'm not gonna get them till wednesday or thursday next week. those *******s! atleast they were dirt cheap.
I always run my tires at 38-40 PSI, so you have nothing to worry about. As for Edge Racing, the same thing happened to me about 6 months ago when I ordered some tires. Dirt cheap prices, but HELLA slow shipping.
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I always run my tires at 38-40 PSI, so you have nothing to worry about. As for Edge Racing, the same thing happened to me about 6 months ago when I ordered some tires. Dirt cheap prices, but HELLA slow shipping.
well you've also got to take into consideration that lower psi = the car is lower to the ground. so you know, it's like a poor man's lowering kit

and why didn't u tell me about edge??? u suck
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well you've also got to take into consideration that lower psi = the car is lower to the ground. so you know, it's like a poor man's lowering kit

and why didn't u tell me about edge??? u suck
You didn't ask!
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You didn't ask!
what tires are u rollin on these days?
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what tires are u rollin on these days?
P-Zero Nero M+S

Love em!
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P-Zero Nero M+S

Love em!
ah that was my second choice! first was the toyo's cause they're cheap and all season performance and snow is coming pretty soon, then the pirelli's then some more contisports but the price difference was huge so i went with toyos.

but there is something about pirelli that i just love... can't put my finger on it though







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