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#5181 of 5190 need new tires
May 26, 2011 (7:39 am)
Tomorrow i'll be purchasing a used 2005 EXL model with 69,000 miles on it. I can see that they have capital tires on the vehicle and tires will be needed. Any suggestions on tires?
The dealer is trying to sell me some Capital Tires for $125 a pop..
However i want to stay in that price range but at the same time i was some good tires for the vehicle.. so please help.
#5182 of 5190 Re: need new tires [mash112]
May 26, 2011 (8:05 am)
Ask where they are made. I'll almost guarantee China. Now that may not be a bad thing but Chinese made tires have a 35% punitive tariff on them so they have become more expensive.
Personally I'd replace them with a quality brand you are comfortable with. I use Yokohama and Dunlops with the former being US made usually.
#5183 of 5190 Re: need new tires [robr2]
May 26, 2011 (8:26 am)
they are made in china. i looked it up.. funny thing is when i do not see them in any of the tire places i've checked so far like sears, tirepluss, discount tires, tire rack, and others....
so i may just get them on my own...
#5184 of 5190 Re: need new tires [mash112]
May 26, 2011 (8:48 am)
They are probably sold as a private label brand at a good price.
#5185 of 5190 Re: need new tires [mash112]
May 26, 2011 (9:37 am)
checked few places and
FALKEN ZIEX 912 is suppose to be a good one..
#5186 of 5190 Re: need new tires [robr2]
May 26, 2011 (9:39 am)
you are right they are... looked it up.. i'm staying away from them..
#5187 of 5190 Re: need new tires [mash112]
May 26, 2011 (9:55 am)
I have Yokohama Avids on mine. very popular replacement to the OEM tires. Have been very happy with them, and they are wearing well. Much better overall than the super expensive Michelins it came with!
a couple years ago, there were few options in this size. Now there are more.
I am assuming, of course, you are getting an EX-L navi/res model. if it is a touring, then all bets are off!
I too have never heard of Capital, and I would never put a knock off off brand tire on one of my cars.
#5188 of 5190 Re: need new tires [mash112]
May 26, 2011 (10:23 am)
We were pretty happy with the Cooper CS4's. Better than the OEM Michelin's and reasonable cost. Heard the Yoko's were good as well but get loud with the miles. Nothing is quiet on the Ody though.
#5189 of 5190 Re: need new tires [sebring95]
May 26, 2011 (11:37 am)
you all are making my choices even tougher. but it's good to know what's been tested.. but i will not be buying Capitals or Michelins...
thx for the help. i'll let you guys know what i end up with..
#5190 of 5190 Re: Ok with seats [ronstoy]
Oct 17, 2011 (4:30 am)
We have found no cars today under $60K have seats as comfortable as the 96 Odyssey.