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Old 02-10-2009, 07:53 PM   #1
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Best Tire for an E46!

Hey just a question and I need your feedback's. What is the best quality tire you can buy for summer season (What sticks like glue, has great wet and dry traction in turns, and is very quiet?) for your 4-door E46 sedan? I was told Yokohama for a non staggered fitment. What would you recommend?

Please let me know

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Old 02-10-2009, 08:42 PM   #2
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Check out the Fusion..others complained that it is loud, to me.. I dont think they are.. dry/wet is good.. good in corners...to me good on snow (depending on how you drive in snowy road).

Came in 3 model ZRi.. HRi and VRi I am using HR1 on my Matrix

On my 325xi, I am using Goodyear Eagle RSA, pretty quiet but in snow the HRi performs better. the Eagle cost more than the Fusion.

Lots of choices, go TireRack for their reviews.
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Old 02-10-2009, 08:47 PM   #3
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michelin pilot sport (both 1&2) are amazing tires. expensive though.

and ^^+1 on checking tirerack you can just enter in your specific model, and it gives you all your options
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Old 02-10-2009, 09:06 PM   #4
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Continental ContiSportContact they are saying is the best seller!

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Old 02-11-2009, 07:11 AM   #5
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Continental was the OEM on my xi, personally I dont like it.

Like you said .. for summer only, it might be good but if you want to ran in winter..its not good.

There are alot of choices..varying in price range..Goodyear triple thred is a nice designed tire too. rather costly..
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Old 02-11-2009, 10:29 AM   #6
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Nitto Enzo Tires are the best!

Very pricey though! if you google these, you'd be very impressed, ppl never even seen these, you should see the lines on these puppies, and the sidewalls look amazing once shined up!
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Old 02-11-2009, 10:44 AM   #7
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correction

NITTO INVO
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Old 02-11-2009, 03:55 PM   #8
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Yoko Advan Neova
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Bridgestone Potenza RE-01R

Can't think of any other top tier tires off the top of my head right now.

Other honorable mentions would be Toyo T1R (or T1S), Falken 452
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Old 02-11-2009, 03:57 PM   #9
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hands down Falkens .. I have them and love them.

I hate Kuhmos .. shit tires
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Michelin PS2
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:25 PM   #11
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Yokohama
Michelin PS2
Bridgestone Potenza


Not sure which one I would go with these 3 I need the thread to last long...CHOICES!
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