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Looking for new tires

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Hey everyone,

Well I've got 3 out of 4 factory tires on my car left and they're creepin up to 60,000 kms. I'm throwing the winters on tomorrow, then I want to take my stock wheels in for some new rubber.

I have no idea what to get as I haven't owned a car, or a nice car for many years. My last nice car was a 2001 GSR, and that was brand new, man I feel old haha.. Anyway, I replaced the stock rubber with falcon ziex I believe. It's been about 15 years... but what I do remember, they were wicked tires for what they were and the price. I think $125 a corner if I recall correctly. I do remember being able to take on/off ramps at ridiculous speeds, and sticking nicely.

Im thinking about going the same route, because I really liked them, but like I said I haven't paid attention to this kind of stuff in years. Anyone running the falcons? Or something similar?

Another idea I had, was to get a summer tire, and just use the winters in the cooler weather. If you live in the Vancouver area, and this is how you roll, what's your take on this? Too much rain for summer tires?

Cheers guys
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Thanks Road Trip. I'll definitely be doing some more research, tire rack is a good site. As for our weather, it's gonna drop fast! Calling for hopefully -5 Sunday night. I love this kind of weather but I don't usually wait this late to put the snows on. I'll be sure to holler at ya if I need some direction. Cheers brother.
Arathol, thanks for the input, I'll be sure to check those tires out. I'm running stock everything. With the 16s. I'm thinking about running a 225/60/16. I may drop it .5/.8 with Koni orange and put sway bars, in the future, it's just a thought right now.
I've heard good things about the michelins. At that point if im gonna run those I'm gonna have to do suspension ��
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