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Re: summer tires
>I currently have Michelin MXV3 tires on my quattro (Pilot HX). Ive been
>made aware that these are summer tires, which would explain why I cant brake
>worth a dam, or negotiate trivial corners with out losing my tail end.
I found the mxv3 (H) to be incedibly poor in performance (for all conditions)
on my wife's 200Q. I replaced them with RE-71 Potenzas (V) as my summer
tire and was thoroughly satisfied with the difference. In all likelihood
be receiving other votes for
a) Comp T/As (V)(H)
b) Dunlop D40 or D60 (V)(H)
c) Eagle GA (H)
and they are all probably better than mxv3s. The mxv4s are oem on a few
cars lately, so they are probably not too bad, but I haven't anything about
>Btw - is there a lot of performance difference between summer tires and
>all-season tires in the dry roads? Im considering keeping the summers, as our
>winter is soon over and investing in snows next season.
Many get by with all-seasons. Unless you often drive in extreme conditions
you may only experience the difference in 10% of your driving.
>94 Sport Quattro