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Old 02-18-2013, 04:40 PM
sridario sridario is offline
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Mein Auto: BMW 325xi, E46 2002
I had Eagle RSAs previously, 205/55/R16, and did not find them especially good either in dry or wet conditions. Never tried them in the snow, since I used dedicated winter tires. I replaced them with Michelin Pilot A/S tires, which I found to be much better in wet and dry conditions. I thought they were particularly impressive in heavy rain. They are reasonably quiet, but have gotten a bit louder over time.

It's a shame your tire didn't last a wee bit longer. One option to consider would have been to buy 5 tires, keeping the 5th as your spare, and rotating it in periodically. That way, if you kill a tire, you still have 4 tires with comparable wear to continue using. This has added importance on an AWD vehicle like yours. Any chance you could sell your RSA at not too much of a loss, or trade it back at the same shop for one that you want? If not, toss it in the trunk and go with 4 of one the tires recommended here.
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