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Old 09-09-2015, 01:22 PM   #1
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Short term tire setup?

Hey guys! Just thought I'd get opinions because I've ran into an issue that i foresaw awhile back. I'm planning on getting a new rim/tire set up next summer and I'm super exited, but the tires I have on now have seen better days. I was hoping to last on them till the new set was to come, but it doesn't look like that's going to happen. My fronts are fine, good visible tred left. My rears are trash, completely bald with little tears and cracks forming. So I was just wondering what tires you guys would recommend for the rears?


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Old 09-09-2015, 02:40 PM   #2
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What size tires do you have on the rear now?
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I have the stock 17x8 right now. Looking for a a pair of tires that won't break the bank, but have enough grip to satisfy till the new set up.


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Since they are the stock size, you may be able to find a decent pair of used tires to get you through the winter.
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That's what I was thinking. The car gets stored at first snow fall so realistically I have about a month left (up in Canada) and maybe two months at the start of the year after uni ends and my set up gets here. Any brands I should look out for? Never actually bought tires before !


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I'd try to find to find well-known brands like Michelin, Goodyear, Nitto, etc. It probably doesn't matter that much though, because you won't be using them for very long.
It's more important that they are still in good condition and aren't cracked, still have good tread depth, and the sidewalls are in good shape.
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You can get a pretty good deal o a set of sumitomos in a 245 45 17.

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Used on CL. I got an almost brand new set of Wrangler ATS 265/70/17 tires for my truck last year for $100 just as an example. Deals are out there.


























Then 4 months ago I hit something in the road that destroyed one and I had to pay more for one replacement tire than I did the whole set... FML.
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Used on CL. I got an almost brand new set of Wrangler ATS 265/70/17 tires for my truck last year for $100 just as an example. Deals are out there.



























Then 4 months ago I hit something in the road that destroyed one and I had to pay more for one replacement tire than I did the whole set... FML.
Put some of those on your mustang rims!

honestly, I bet that would rip in the snow. Would that clear the fenders out back?
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Put some of those on your mustang rims!

honestly, I bet that would rip in the snow. Would that clear the fenders out back?
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