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Old 12-22-2010, 06:54 PM   #1
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Falken Eurowinter

Opinions? Anyone know where they can be found in the GTA for a good price? I would need a pair of 225/45/17 or a set of 205/50/17, depending on pricing.
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:24 PM   #2
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I bought mine from tire district they gave me a great price for the same tires.They drive and handle very well .
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Old 12-23-2010, 12:12 PM   #3
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Nordic tests placed them dead-last for snow/ice performance, but right at the top for dry/wet/noise/etc. Basically a good tire for Toronto, but not rural, unplowed areas.
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:14 PM   #4
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Nordic tests placed them dead-last for snow/ice performance, but right at the top for dry/wet/noise/etc. Basically a good tire for Toronto, but not rural, unplowed areas.
Couldn't have said it better myself. As grippy as summers on dry/wet asphalt, but once there's snow on the ground
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Old 01-27-2011, 01:30 PM   #5
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agreed with above, fresh snow i cant even turn without going snail speed, but once it's plowed and leveled not a problem,so if your in the city, there great for the money.

i paid about 570 that's including tax and installed.
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Old 01-27-2011, 02:17 PM   #6
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Tire District seems to do well on price. They gave me the best quote on my new summer tires.

I actually have Gislaved Norfrost 5's on my Altima. They've been great. Don't know if Tire District stocks them. If not, try Steelecase Tire.
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Old 01-28-2011, 07:43 PM   #7
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I have Gislaved Norfrost 5 too; got them from Simplytire - best price compared to others that I checked..
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Old 01-29-2011, 08:11 PM   #8
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How are the nordfrost 5's for stability? My biggest pet peeve with wintertires is the rediculously soft sidewalls that make the car "wobble" if it's got any sort of serious suspension on it.
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Old 11-16-2011, 11:20 AM   #9
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Bump. Still looking for winters as the car didn't get finished in time last year. I'm thinking Dunlop Sport 3D, they are more dry performance oriented but are still great in the snow (my dad had the sport m3 runflat in 225/50/17 on his e60's). I would likely go narrower (205/50/17) as my car is lighter, which should bring back some deep snow cutting without sacrificing too much dry grip. Keep in mind my car is basically an e36 m3 (all suspension and powertrain), and I want high speed stability especially in the dry.
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:39 PM   #10
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I have the eurowinters.. I paid $700 including taxes for them in 225/45/17 mounted/balanced @ Simply.. how did you guys get them so cheap?! and in what sizes?

They are great in the dry.. feel almost like a summer tire. But I am skeptical about it's snow/ice performance to be honest.
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:21 PM   #11
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read the threads had mine for 1 winter no problems so far.Handles great.
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:25 PM   #12
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read the threads had mine for 1 winter no problems so far.Handles great.
Can you elaborate a bit about the winter (particularly ice/snow) performance?
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:35 PM   #13
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I have some 16'' contour reps that will clear, finish is not perfect, but no bends.

I may also have a set of eurowinters, 205/55/16. Will know this weekend.
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:26 PM   #14
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They easily outpace the tires that most owners would be coming from (Dunlop 3D, Pilot Alpin, Pirelli Snowsport, etc etc) in all conditions. Winter tire technology moves fast, the best tire 5 years ago would come last in a test today.

I'm a big fan of the Eurowinter. Excellent handling for what it is, still more than enough snow performance for the relatively little we see.
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Old 11-22-2011, 05:22 PM   #15
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They easily outpace the tires that most owners would be coming from (Dunlop 3D, Pilot Alpin, Pirelli Snowsport, etc etc) in all conditions. Winter tire technology moves fast, the best tire 5 years ago would come last in a test today.

I'm a big fan of the Eurowinter. Excellent handling for what it is, still more than enough snow performance for the relatively little we see.
So you'd recommend the eurowinter over the Dunlop 3D or Michelin PA3?
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