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Jan 03, 2011 (5:21 pm)
As others already mentioned, Goodyear makes a "Comfort Tread" branded tire.
I had recommended that tire to a family member for his SUV which rode very rough. He installed the Comfort Tread tires and was thrilled with the difference in ride. The difference was substantial and they decided to keep the vehicle longer now that it rides much better.
The Comfort Tread tire is at the top of my list so far as a replacement tire for my Accord. I only have 40K miles on the car (I have an older truck I mainly drive) and the OEM tires look like new yet, so it may be a while before they are replaced. I'm willing to sacrafice a little handling and maybe a mpg or two, and with the max speed limit in WI at 65, I don't see the need for high speed ratings.
#383 of 432 Re: - [robgrave]
Jan 03, 2011 (11:17 pm)
The previous set of CTs were 92t,i think. The current Tourings are 94h. The Cts are quieter and more comfortable than the Tourings but don't handle as precisely, or get as good mpg. The Oem Michelins always last about 45k for me. The Cts last about 30k for me. Just keep up with the required 6k rotations with DT and you will get a prorated credit when they wear out early. My last credit was $288.
#384 of 432 Re: - [blufz1]
Jan 04, 2011 (2:23 pm)
I don't find that there is any model of the CT's but the Assurance CT Touring that is currently available. At Discount Tire the tire is rated at 91V, and sells for $120. Here in Detroit, the "out the door" price for the set is $584, which sits well with me. V rated Primacy's would cost me 200 bucks more.
This is all planning ahead for me, probably by a year or two, so it's a tire on my "watch list," for the time being.
One minor complaint I've noticed is that the tire does not have a rim guard, which means (I guess) that the rim is more exposed than it would be with most other tires. I'm not sure what to make of that. Maybe it's just nit-picking.
#385 of 432 Re: - [robgrave]
Jan 05, 2011 (12:00 am)
Just checked the dt site clicking "tires by brand". 92t for CTs and 94h for the Tourings.
#386 of 432 Re: - [blufz1]
Jan 05, 2011 (8:13 am)
"Just checked the dt site clicking "tires by brand". 92t for CTs and 94h for the Tourings."
Those specs are for 15" (LX). For my car (EX, 16"), the options differ. Only the Touring model is listed.
#387 of 432 Re: Speed Ratings [icyou812]
Jan 05, 2011 (6:45 pm)
Stay with the Dunlops, I know people who have the Michleins and they are noiser. I use to work at a tire shop up until around 10 years ago part time I never liked Dunlops hard rubber poor grip. Until I leased an 08 Accord with the Dunlops boy what a difference unreal grip in the rain and snow, turned the car in with 25,000 miles and the thread was still deep I would say there was another 20 to 25 K miles left on them.
#388 of 432 http timeouts?
Jan 06, 2011 (6:51 am)
Anyone else having trouble accessing the forums? I'm getting http timeouts and not displaying all the page.
#389 of 432 Re: Speed Ratings [packer3]
Jan 06, 2011 (8:57 pm)
Packer3, the Dunlop 7000's on my car have given respectable service for only being rated at only 320. They have worn evenly, and the dry traction and cornering is good. When it comes to snow they are like banana peels. From brand new they were noisy on quite a few roads in my neck of the woods. Yesterday I had a tire dealer order me some Goodyear Comfortred Tourings. Out the door was $612.04 - $80 rebate= $532.04. They have a 30 day like em or return em guarantee. They also throw in lifetime rotation for free which is always a good deal. I'm hoping for better snow traction, less noise and a bit better ride perhaps. I run Dunlop SP60's on my old 97 Camry, and I really like their snow grip and ability to stick to cloverleafs. Noisy as heck unless I'm on smoothest roads. I'll post after I get them installed. They have them on backorder, but were going to try to get them from another source.
#390 of 432 Re: Speed Ratings [packer3]
Jan 06, 2011 (11:02 pm)
I forgot to mention that I had to give up hope for the Michelins due to the price. My pockets weren't deep enough. Tire rack had them for a pretty good price with that rebate that just expired. I would rather get my tires closer to home though.