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Great info... Good to know when I'm ready to replace my tires.... in the meantime since I don't get to see snow that often... (SoCal), I guess the ratings are ok.
 

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yes i agree, the original tires (Bridgestone RE92's).. according to the reviews weren't that good.. I had asked in another post what people thought of the Bridgestone Re950's.. http://www.yoursciontc.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=338

i already have planned on replacing the RE92's with the RE950's.. (but snow tires for the winter, welcome to michigan!) even back in the mid 90's when the integra came out and the 93 Civic Si, they had RE92's.. and they weren't the best then either..

thanks for the chart.. It will help others to take a look.. I've found that the Tire Rack's ratings are pretty accurate from the tires i've purchase before..

edit : then again, when were stock tires any good anyway?? And for cost reduction, at least it was used on the tires, something easy to replace..
 

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Originally posted by FrostbytetC@Aug 9 2004, 08:20 PM
Thats scary. snow traction sux with these tires. Ohh man... time to start saving!
Glad I live in Georgia!
 

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Originally posted by sciontc_mich+Aug 9 2004, 11:09 PM-->QUOTE (sciontc_mich @ Aug 9 2004, 11:09 PM)
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Glad I live in Georgia! 
ohhh go on.. rub it in.. lol..
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Hey SciontC_Mich, you should be getting your new toy any day now, eh?
 

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yes the car is coming soon.. dealer told me yesterday it's in F-status.. freight status.. so it could be there tomorrow, but they thought more like the end of this week.. probably pick it up monday.. gotta get new tires put on.. strut bar and floor mats.. guess they didn't put them on at the port.. no problem..
 

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yeah these tires do suck, but what do you expect for a 16500 car?? huh?? Camaro SS tires?? lol...
 

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I just did a price check on the top rated tires on the chart. I couldn't find the right size on the top rated tire, but the Goodyear T/V 215/50/17 (2nd from top) was priced $38 less than the RE92. I know its not the exact size, but I expected a tire that was rated so much higher to cost more than the RE92..
 

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sorry to bring this post back. i'm just wondering what other thoughts are after a year of using these tires in wet and snow weather. i'm living in chicago, il so i'm worry the performance of these tires in the snow weather.
 

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Order new tires now. When you get your car, put new tires on, and sell the ones that tC comes with on eBay. Good chance you won't lose any $$$, but will definitely gain a whole lot of safety.

There are couple of threads here with people discussing rubber. Look them up.
 

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Originally posted by Turbocharged@Aug 17 2005, 11:26 PM
sorry to bring this post back. i'm just wondering what other thoughts are after a year of using these tires in wet and snow weather. i'm living in chicago, il so i'm worry the performance of these tires in the snow weather.
i have the pirelli pzero nero.. living in michigan, we get the same weather you do.. they were fine on sub-zero cold.. flat spotted but warm them up, smooth.. just like they do when it's hot outside. good on slush and snow up to about 3 inches. ice wasn't too bad, but abs came on if i got into the brakes heavily, which is to be expected. Got me through snow storms was impressed. for the winter it wasn't too bad. anything over 3 or so inches i would recommend real snow tires though.

Seems the tire makers found they could make a 3-season tire, and of course, charge more money for a snow-only type tire.. always gotta make the money..
 

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Originally posted by zoltiz@Aug 18 2005, 12:07 AM
Order new tires now. When you get your car, put new tires on, and sell the ones that tC comes with on eBay. Good chance you won't lose any $$$, but will definitely gain a whole lot of safety.

There are couple of threads here with people discussing rubber. Look them up.
i agree with zoltiz.. don't roll on the stock junk tires, order something better now and slap the new stuff on when you get your car. Don't need another "oh i lost my tc because of the rain.. etc" story. The RE92's are a lawsuit waiting to happen. they are only good enough to roll your car off the truck!

so yeah order some good tires now and slap them on.
 
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