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Performance Tires

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Performance Tires
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 12:33:57 -0800
I'm on the hunt for some good summer tires that perform well in wet
conditions and will give me good times on the autocross course.

Unfortunately, a lot of the "classic" autox tires like the Yokohama A509
and the AVS Intermediate have been discontinued, and most new high
performance tires only come in low and ultra-low profiles.  The size I'm
looking for, which is closest to stock diameter and will fit nicely on
my 5.5x14 rims, is the 195/65R14.

I've been poking around, you can get the Yoko AVS-I in 195/60
and the Bridgestone Potenza RE71 and Dunlop SP8000 in 195/55 but sizes that
small are going to have an impact on the ride, top speed, and speedometer



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