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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-27-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
For run flat tires? The Bridgestone Driveguard...

For run flat tires? The Bridgestone Driveguard would be the best.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=DriveGuard&partnum=25WR7DGRFT&tab=Survey&affiliate=AB2
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-26-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Of the two all-season run flat tires available in...

Of the two all-season run flat tires available in 245/55R17, the Pirelli is the better option.
...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-26-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Name a softer riding run flat in 245/55R17 and...

Name a softer riding run flat in 245/55R17 and I'll be happy to recommend it to the OP instead.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-24-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Yes, you can indeed use 225/40R18 all around with...

Yes, you can indeed use 225/40R18 all around with no problem on the factory wheels.

Top all-season tires would include the Continental Extreme Contact DWS06, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric A/S, or...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-24-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Are you looking for all-season tires or...

Are you looking for all-season tires or summer-only performance tires? What tire sizes (s)?

Generally, we have not found much of a performance difference when going to drilled rotors of the same...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-21-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
+1 Tires...

+1

Tires http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AB2&url=/tires/index.jsp
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-21-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
For all-season run flat tires in 255/50R19, top...

For all-season run flat tires in 255/50R19, top choices would include the Pirelli Scorpion Verde A/S RFT, and Bridgestone Dueler HL400 RFT.

Tires...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-20-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Gotcha. What tire size?

Gotcha.

What tire size?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-19-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
If you are just buying a pair of tires on an X5,...

If you are just buying a pair of tires on an X5, you'll want to match to the same brand, size, and model of the other pair of tires that you are keeping.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-17-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The softest riding run flat tires currently made...

The softest riding run flat tires currently made in 245/55R17 :
...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-30-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
You could give them a light rubbing with 00 Steel...

You could give them a light rubbing with 00 Steel wool, but in most cases its best to simply follow kyfdx's advice and use the brakes in order to clean off the light layer of corrosion.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-08-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
4/32nds of an inch of tread depth is the typical...

4/32nds of an inch of tread depth is the typical recommended maximum allowable difference between tires on an AWD vehicle given by vehicle manufactuers. Most street tires used on this car begin...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-06-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The Pilot Sport A/S 3 will equal the handling and...

The Pilot Sport A/S 3 will equal the handling and steering response of a new set of Conti Sport Contact 3 tires while giving you more wear. You'll get a slightly quieter and softer ride with the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
There has been no announcements or information on...

There has been no announcements or information on the DWS06 in 245/45R19 so I would not expect to see them this year.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-01-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
We have not found a noticeable change in ride...

We have not found a noticeable change in ride quality between the old DWS and the new DWS06 tires.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-15-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
We've had some reports of rubbing up front with...

We've had some reports of rubbing up front with 255/40R18. We have fit 245/40R18 up front with no problems.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-11-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
+1 like Carbon Fiver said, % of depth...

+1

like Carbon Fiver said, % of depth remaining is completely different from % of depth you can legally have.

Tires are legally worn out at 2/32nds of an inch, which would mean that the tires...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-11-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Wear on the S04 has been similar to other tires...

Wear on the S04 has been similar to other tires in its category. Some may get more, some may get less, but a rough average has been around 20,000-25,000 miles.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-10-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The new DWS 06 has a nice aggressive tread...

The new DWS 06 has a nice aggressive tread pattern like the original version to maintain great all-season traction, but the tire is improved in most other areas. Most notably the new versions...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-10-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The S04 Pole Position would be an outstanding...

The S04 Pole Position would be an outstanding choice for a summer tire that is appropriately matched to the cars capabilities while offering a smoother and quieter ride than many others in that...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-05-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
245/45R18 is much too tall of a tire size. Stick...

245/45R18 is much too tall of a tire size. Stick with 225/40R18 with that wheel size.

Tires http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AB2&url=/tires/index.jsp
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-22-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The difference in fuel mileage is not likely to...

The difference in fuel mileage is not likely to be noticeable. Depending on the models of tires in question, most all-season tires last twice as long as summer tires and most all-season tires have...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-19-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
No worries about additional wear or stress on...

No worries about additional wear or stress on other components with this setup.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-14-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Summer tires don't suddenly become unsafe at a...

Summer tires don't suddenly become unsafe at a given temperature, but as temperatures fall below 40 degrees they progressively lose grip to the point that all-season tires have more grip. Adjust...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-14-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
If that is the actual question, your answer is...

If that is the actual question, your answer is that there is very little difference. 1/3rd of an inch difference in height and width in the same brand and model of tire makes a difference so small...
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