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Old 12-07-2011, 09:29 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Tis The Season For 245/45-18 Winter Tire Advice...

Alrighty so its winter tire time, my oem tires on my 18's are done so I need new tires for the coming winter.

Right now I'm looking at 245/45/18's of...

Kumho Ecsta 4X($158) and Continental ExtremeContact DWS($172)

A dark horse is that NTB/Merchant Tire is doing a buy 2 get 2 free sale this month with purchase of a premium tire installation package and 1 year precision vehicle alignment program which I have no idea how much that costs... with that in mind looking at NTB I see:

YOKOHAMA: AS530($235).

I'd appreciate any thoughts.
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Old 12-07-2011, 09:42 PM   #2
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Default Re: Tis The Season For 245/45-18 Winter Tire Advice...

I have those! I gotta go swap them on...probably tomorrow. No complaints....except the whole NTB service thing.
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Old 12-07-2011, 09:49 PM   Thread Starter #3
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Default Re: Tis the season for 245/45-18 winter tire advice...

lol yes of which I'm familiar with... our local NTB's service is the one thing that makes me leery about that deal... smh....
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Default Re: Tis the season for 245/45-18 winter tire advice...

I've heard those Conti's are some nice tires.
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Default Re: Tis the season for 245/45-18 winter tire advice...

Where are you getting this prices from ? i need some winter tires and i am looking for 245-45-17 and i dont see them for that cheap, maybe 2 will cost me 230 but not 4 tires link me
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Default Re: Tis the season for 245/45-18 winter tire advice...

+1 on continentals, just my opinion though
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Default Re: Tis the season for 245/45-18 winter tire advice...

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Where are you getting this prices from ? i need some winter tires and i am looking for 245-45-17 and i dont see them for that cheap, maybe 2 will cost me 230 but not 4 tires link me
Those prices were per tire.
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Those prices were per tire.
Not a bad price. When I was buying 20's for mine I was looking at the Conti's, I was getting prices close to 400.00 a piece.....
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Default Re: Tis The Season For 245/45-18 Winter Tire Advice...

tirerack.com... the continental's are on backorder now...

My summer 20's are Kumho Ecsta SPT's and I've had no complaints so I decided to go with the Ecsta 4X's for winter on my stock 18 rims... we'll see....
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