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post #46 of 99 Old 12-23-2003, 12:31 PM
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Name of car: 2000 Camry CE 4cyl 5spd
Brand of tire: Yokohama Avid T4
Specs: 195/70/14 90T

Pros: Excellent tire for $42 each at TireRack. Reasonably firm sidewall, at moderate to slightly excessive speeds will corner well and grip on both dry and wet pavement. Extra bonus is if the angle of the wheel is right, mashing the throttle just after apex causes the outside wheel to grip like a mother, allowing one to sharpen a corner and correct understeer.

Cons: Harsher ride. Not unbearably so, just noticeable. Somewhat loud going over cracks and whatnot. Average in snow/ice conditions. You cannot drive like a madman or even slightly misadjustedman in snowy conditions.

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Name of car: 2000 Toyota Echo
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Falken Azenis
Size of tire/Speed rating: H
Pros/Cons: not good in the heavy rain... spun out 8 times and I was going 35mph on the freeway
Buy again? Yes as summer tires

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Name of car: 94 camry wagon le v6
Brand of tire/Name of tire: marshall power racer 2
Size of tire/Speed rating:225\40zr18 140+mph
Pros/Cons:excelent tires grip on wet or dry taken my car over 140 on i95(late night driving didn't realize till wife told me)and it was real quiet and smooth
Buy again? Yes
Name of car: 94 camry wagon le v6
Brand of tire/Name of tire: nankang
Size of tire/Speed rating: 205\40r17 h
Pros/Cons: grip is fine but i should have gotten a wider tire it was on special no complaints here
Buy again? maybe


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post #49 of 99 Old 04-09-2004, 10:34 AM
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Name of car: 91 Celica GT Coupe
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Falken Ziex 512
Size of tire/Speed rating: (215/40/16) 86W
Pros/Cons: Pretty impressive dry traction, its hard to tuck-in and get the tail to slide alittle even on bald rear 512's. Predictable breaking point, with usually enough traction left to correct. Horrible in the rain under 50% tread, EXTREMELY loud if alignment is not zero'd, poor ride quality.
Buy again? Maybe

Name of car: 89 240SX XE Coupe
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Kumho 712 Supra Ecsta
Size of tire/Speed Rating: 205/55/15
Pros/Cons: Quiet smooth ride, decent dry traction, decent wet traction. Breaking point is unpredictable, but it grips well until it breaks loose.
Buy again? Hell No

Grip it and rip it...
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Name of car: 1994 camry 5sfe
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Futura 775 all seasonals
Size of tire/Speed rating: (195/70r14)
Pros: just average on dry pavement, straightaways are okay, spun out with these tires 1 time and i'm suprised i didnt crash...
Cons: cheap pep boy tires that are 35 bux a pop, poor thread design, not really gripping tires
buy again? NO WAY!!!!



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post #51 of 99 Old 06-18-2004, 11:50 PM
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Name of car:1997 V6 Camry

Brand of tire/Name of tire:Hankook Ventus HRII
Size of tire/Speed rating:215/45/17 H-Rated

Pros/Cons:Pro-The Ventus HR II is an ultra-low profile radial with a wide footprint for aggressive handling on tight turns and better performance on wet roads. The stylish unidirectional grooves enhance steering stability, rapid drainage, and reduced rolling resistance. AMAAAAZING in wet and dry, its even hard to spin the tires! I recommentd them to everyone. Amazing treadwear, price, and quality.. Cons- nOne!!!



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Name of car: 1997 Camry V6 5-speed
Brand of tire/Name of tire Falken Zeius Xi-326 (Les Schwab only I think)
Size of tire/Speed rating: 205/65/15, 'R' I believe.
Pros: Grip like freaking hell, VERY predictable (they squeal very softly, and you have to go a lot past that to loose traction, they don't just break free), great on dry, great on wet, rated as M&S (they don't look it) I paid $380 INSTALLED for the tires!!!
Cons: I 'think' they could be quieter on the freeway, thats it.
Buy again? - Yes, in a heartbeat.

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Car: 1995 Acura Integra GS-R (5-speed)
Tires: Falken Azenis Sports 205/50/15
Pros: Excellent track tire if you don't want R-comps. Some complain that after a few laps, they get greasy...but part of that is overdriving the tire in my opinion. The sidewalls are extremely stiff and allow for great turn-in response. However, my absolute favorite thing about the tire is the sound. No, I'm not saying it sounds cool. Instead, the tire has 2 distinct sounds...a high pitch squeal and a low pitch squeal. The high pitch one is normal during track events, but if you push them too hard, they'll suddenly change to a much lower, and frankly, scary sounding pitch. If you hear that, slow down! You're going to lose it if you don't!
Cons: Don't use them in the winter. Treadlife isn't great, but it's a performance tire, so who cares. They're also somewhat loud, I don't like them as a daily tire.

Name of car: same as above
Tires: Dunlop Sport SP5000 Asym, 205/50/15/ Z-rated
Pros: The best all-season tire I've driven, hands down. It's relatively quiet, has great wet and dry traction, and can even be used on the track and not totally give out on you. It's the best track tire, but it works. I use this as my daily tire, and change to the above tire for most events.
Cons: It's a little expensive, but considering I've gotten about 50k miles on my current set (about to replace soon though), it's worth it. I've heard many stories of them lasting only half as long though.

Name of car: same again
Tires: Nitto 450 195/50/15
Pros:...none
Cons: loud, no grip, they're junk. That's all I'm going to say.

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Name of car:1997 V6 Camry

Brand of tire/Name of tire:Hankook Ventus HRII
Size of tire/Speed rating:215/45/17 H-Rated

Pros/Cons:Pro-The Ventus HR II is an ultra-low profile radial with a wide footprint for aggressive handling on tight turns and better performance on wet roads. The stylish unidirectional grooves enhance steering stability, rapid drainage, and reduced rolling resistance. AMAAAAZING in wet and dry, its even hard to spin the tires! I recommentd them to everyone. Amazing treadwear, price, and quality.. Cons- nOne!!!



Buy again? YES
these are some SWEET tires , just ordered my second set of them, they lasted more than 2 years for me and that was only rotating once

no cons that i can think of, these tires are TOUGH

definately would buy them again

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Car Model: 90 Celica
Brand of tire: Dunlop SP5000
Size of tire/Speed rating: 215/50/15, W rated
Pros/Cons: Excellent predicatable traction with an excellent treadlife. Advertised to be an allweather tire so it should be good in the wet too.
Buy again? Yup. Good all around and have enough traction for my liking.
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Name of car: 2000 Toyota Solara (5S-FE)
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Sumitomo / HTR+
Size of tire/Speed rating: 215/50-17 WR Speed Rated
Pros: All-weather, Price
Cons: Decent at everything, not great at anything, wear down quickly.

Buy again? On second set, will buy again.

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Name of car: 94 Corolla
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Fuzion made by bridgestone
Size of tire/Speed rating: 205/40/16
Pros/Cons: High tread wear rating for a summer tire - 320 while kumo 712 is rated at 280. Not expensive @ 135 cnd each. The only time I can make this tire squel is on the track and solo 2 when I am pushing it as hard as I can.

Buy again? My first ever summer tire, love them, I beat a couple rsx-s and celica's from 0 to 80 clicks under raining conditions... so cool........ haha... would recommend it and would buy again. To see an RSX-s lose to a stock corolla except for tires and intake is priceless!

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Name of car: Carina E GTI
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Falken FK451
Size of tire/Speed rating: 215/40/17 H-Rated
Pros/Cons: dry: verry good wet: also good
Buy again? Yes

The picture is shoot after a trackday on Zandvoort(holland)

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post #60 of 99 Old 08-16-2004, 04:00 PM
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Name of car: 1992 Toyota Camry V6 XLE
Brand of tire/Name of tire: Hankook Ventus Sport K104
Size of tire/Speed rating: 215/40/18 / Y- Rated
Pros/Cons: EXTREMLY good in wet/dry weather
Buy again? YES

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