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Old 04-04-2005, 10:08 AM   #16
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I heard the MX's rival S0-3's in the wet??? I almost bought a set actually.
My suppliers that have used these tires say that they were not impressed with the wet traction.......but I still think they are an excellent tire.

I think that they are definatly worth a try (due to the price) and actually find out. If I decide to put the E30 back on the road late this year or next I think I will go with a 215/45/17 and the MX's will probably be one of my choices for my new wheels.
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Old 04-04-2005, 10:17 AM   #17
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My suppliers that have used these tires say that they were not impressed with the wet traction.......but I still think they are an excellent tire.

I think that they are definatly worth a try (due to the price) and actually find out. If I decide to put the E30 back on the road late this year or next I think I will go with a 215/45/17 and the MX's will probably be one of my choices for my new wheels.
I couldn't do ANY winter driving with my Falkens. I wonder if I can do some light snow driving like I can do in Falken 512s...
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Old 04-04-2005, 08:38 PM   #18
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I couldn't do ANY winter driving with my Falkens. I wonder if I can do some light snow driving like I can do in Falken 512s...
I wouldn't even think about it. I had to move my car one time with Toyo FZ4's......that was a joke.
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Old 04-05-2005, 12:56 AM   #19
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I wouldn't even think about it. I had to move my car one time with Toyo FZ4's......that was a joke.
Yeah, and Toyo rates it "all season". hahah
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Old 04-06-2005, 09:35 AM   #20
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My friend has Wanli tires on his 7th gen civic. Damn, they are made of granite-like compound and have soft sidewalls. Bad combination in a 40-series tire.
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Old 04-07-2005, 02:00 AM   #21
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Does anyone here heard of Nexen tires?

I'm looking for new tires for my Z, and the sales person suggested I go with Nexen tires because they are cheap but decent. I'd rather get a set of Toyo T1Rs (I've heard of Toyo), but they are almost twice the price!
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:05 AM   #22
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Does anyone here heard of Nexen tires?

I'm looking for new tires for my Z, and the sales person suggested I go with Nexen tires because they are cheap but decent. I'd rather get a set of Toyo T1Rs (I've heard of Toyo), but they are almost twice the price!
I just priced out a set of these Nexen N3000 tires in 20" for a customer yesterday. They look like a Falken tire........

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Old 04-07-2005, 04:56 PM   #23
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I heard good things about Fuzion tires as well. Any word on those? They are made by Bridgestone.
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Old 04-07-2005, 08:35 PM   #24
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I heard good things about Fuzion tires as well. Any word on those? They are made by Bridgestone.
They seem to be a half decent tire. I'm getting alot of calls for those @ work.


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Old 04-13-2005, 09:31 AM   #25
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I've decided on the Fuzion ZRi after a lot of thought.

My original list varied a lot in pricing and longevity:
Falken RT215
Falken RT615
Bridgestone S-03
Bridgestone RE750
Avon Mtech 500
Fuzion ZRi
Kumho MX

-Based on bang for the buck, performance, cost, longevity, dry handling, and wet handling, the tire that touched on all of these aspects and yet still had the lowest price was the Fuzion Zri made by Bridgestone. Now, if I can only find someone to sell them to me...205/50/15
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Old 04-13-2005, 02:01 PM   #26
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I have Fuzion on my Lexus, biggest complaint about them is the noise, its so ****ing noisy when rolling at below 40km/h, but provides relatively good dry traction, ok wet traction, its size 235/45/17

Wanli is ok for what you paid for, someone I know have done 12s pass on 'em, its great for daily driving, but pretty bad for track adventures.

I've got Dunlop Fm901 on my Volvo, and its absolutely amazing for what it costs, then again, its dry grip is like tad bit behind Yoko AVS intermediate, which I really miss having them.
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Old 04-24-2005, 01:11 AM   #27
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i heard wanli tires are made by yokahama
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Old 04-24-2005, 01:29 AM   #28
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i heard wanli tires are made by yokahama
Nope....they are just a knockoff of Yokohama. Made in China I think.
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