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Old 04-18-2019, 04:09 AM
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I have just under 15k on Michelin PS3 A/S's, and they are about half done. Noisey in 19" form, yes. But for double the mileage and 75% of the performance of Summer tires, I'd do them again.

True, summer tires will give you better performance in anything more than freezing temps (including rain), but I don't really miss the extra grip from the summers, and double the mileage for basically the same price for 4 tires is the most compelling reason for an a/s tire.

I do also live in an area that sees SOME snow, and drive through mountainous regions where snowfall occurs, so a/s's make more sense for me.

Conti Extreme's would be my second choice for an A/S tire. I've had Bridgestone A/S's on previous cars, and they weren't too bad either.

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Old 04-18-2019, 04:13 AM
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Has anyone ever tried Nokian as an all season tire?
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Old 04-18-2019, 12:35 PM
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I swapped out my Hankook 19s after 11K miles with Michelin A/S 3+ and have been very happy with them. So far I have 8K miles on the A/S 3+ and do not think they are any noisier than the Hankooks. I live in SoCal and loved driving with the A/S 3+ when it rained this past year. On the A/S 3+, I went with 255s instead of 245s, which may or may not have helped to reduce tire noise.
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Old 04-18-2019, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by ghostrider990 View Post
I have just under 15k on Michelin PS3 A/S's, and they are about half done. Noisey in 19" form, yes. But for double the mileage and 75% of the performance of Summer tires, I'd do them again.

True, summer tires will give you better performance in anything more than freezing temps (including rain), but I don't really miss the extra grip from the summers, and double the mileage for basically the same price for 4 tires is the most compelling reason for an a/s tire.

I do also live in an area that sees SOME snow, and drive through mountainous regions where snowfall occurs, so a/s's make more sense for me.

Conti Extreme's would be my second choice for an A/S tire. I've had Bridgestone A/S's on previous cars, and they weren't too bad either.

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you cray cray running all seasons in snow
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Originally Posted by chicago_marketing View Post
you cray cray running all seasons in snow
I grew up driving in Midwest snow.
Do I prefer having dedicated Snows? Well, hell YEAH I do!
Makes no sense for living in the South.

I even drove in a blizzard with 14+ " of fresh white stuff while I was home visiting for Thanksgiving, and had no real issues.

Most people in the midwest drive with their regular all-season tires year round. I'm not saying it's ideal, but it's done by 95% of the year round driver's out there.

If somebody made a summer tire that achieved better than 10-15k miles (300AA?) I'd be interested in that tire as well.

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Old 04-21-2019, 02:14 PM
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Thanks all!




The Michelins are looking good.


Thanks All!

The next conundrum is if I switch out my Black Optic rims. I quite like them...but the black / "Tarmac" HRE flowform rims look pretty sweet:

https://www.hrewheels.com/wheels/hre-flowform/ff01
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Any experience with Falkens? They seem fairly well rated on Tirerack?
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