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RE: CQ Tahrs
>From Lee Levitt[firstname.lastname@example.org]
>>From: harrison <email@example.com>
>>First of all, I would like to claim the cheap crown. My tires come off
>>wrecks in my salvage yard. But to the point, my current tires are the
>>Michelin MXV4s and as far as cheap tires go (which they definately are)
>>they aren't that bad.
>Oh yes they are. Phooey. I had a set of these on my 200 and couldn't
>wait to peel them off. They *sucked*. They felt like rental car tires.
My feelings also. They came on the used 1994 90CSQ I bought. After 3000 miles I couldn't stand it any more. Bought Hakka snows for the winter, had them mounted on the rims the MXV4s were on, and threw away the MXV4s. (Still *plenty* of tread left.) Very vague steering feel, *no* grip. For a cheap tire I much prefer the Yoko 509s. (Won't be buying them for this car, though.)
>>They have lasted about 5000 miles now without significant wear like
>>most of my tires show at about this age.
>You'll wish they wore more quickly. They are designed to be a long lasting
>tire...with the resultant lack of traction. My Hakkas handle better than
My experience exactly!