I need new tires!

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  1. majic man

    majic man

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    I need a new set of all-season tires for a '99 Honda Odyssey. The tire size is 215/65-16. Any suggestions for brands or models would be greatly appreciated.

    Also, are there any websites with professional reviews, not just customer reviews?
     
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  2. Blinky

    Blinky Rocket Surgeon

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    I just put a set of Toyo Extensa A/S's on my car. I like them and they have gotten some pretty high marks from what I've read.
     

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    Ol Timer ↓ hog hunter ↓ Millennium Member

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    Go to Sam's and get a set of Michelin X Radial LT tires. I'm on the third set of these on my Honda Pilot. The first set got 85,000 miles. The second set got 95,000 miles and they are smooth as butter on the road and a great rain tire.

    I shopped carefully all three times. Sam's price was the best. YMMV.
     
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    I've had a couple sets of Goodyear TripleTreds on my SUVs. They are fantastic ... especially in wet weather. Apparently great in snow and ice too ... but I don't deal with that personally in Florida.

    I think there are going to be a few good brands/tires from which you can choose. As another noted earlier, go to tirerack.com and do some research on ratings, etc.
     
  6. Mayhem like Me

    Mayhem like Me Semper Paratus

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    FYI I have found the customer reviews better, professionals get the stuff for free and are biased, the people that spend there own money on stuf f will give you a better overview...
     
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    I like Cooper tires.

    Discoverer ATR is a decent one.
     
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    Anything you like as long as they are Michelin.
     
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    I have shopped on Tire Rack, but have never found any great deals there for regular tires - they do seem a little better on performance tires.

    But by the time I pay shipping (~$65 - $70), and an additional mounting fee for each tire (since I didn't buy it at that shop) - they aren't worth the hassle - plus I have been getting free lifetime balance and rotation at local stores here.
    I have used Tire Rack to help negotiate a better price, but have never found a great deal on there.
    I just bought some tires for my CR-V, and when I figure what I would have paid over the lifetime for rotation and balancing vs. free at my local distributor, Tire Rack is not a deal at all.

    My $.02
     
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    Michelin all seasons are on my car, same tires are on my wife's SUV, and they suck.
     
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    Sumotomo. Just got 4 for my honda and they are excellent tires.excellent braking and very good traction.They are very quiet too.

    Course they cost around 100 or so a tire plus installation but they sure are worth it.
     
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    $100 per tire is not expensive.
     
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    +1 on tirerack.com for reviews. I just bought a set of Goodyear Assurance ComforTreds because the TripleTreds can't be found anywhere in the size I need.
     
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    get Yokohama Avids. We put them on our Toyota Sienna with the same tire size. They are awful. Loud road noise, poor wear(we had to replace these supposed 80,000 mile tires at 25,000), and poor ride quality.

    I had always heard good things about Yoko's, but I will never install them again, regardless of price.

    Rod
     
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    Buy some Kumhos from Tire Rack. They make top notch tires and are reasonably priced.
     
  17. NavDoc

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    I'm using Goodyear Assurance tires. Very comfortable ride.