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Re:Tires for 5KQ
Lose the Turanza's - run don't walk & buy a set of Bridgestone Potenza
RE-930's from the Tire Rack (mail order) . You won't believe the price &
the tires are out of this world. I've had everk kind of high performance
tire on my German cars & these top them all @ 1/2 the price!
FYI. These tire have a very short sidewall height for better ride comfort I
recommend 205/65/15 instead of 205/60/15.
btw. To any one who is listening - do not under any circumstances put the
Dunlop D60 A2's(recently Top-Rated by Consumer Reports) on a 5KCSTQ - you
will want to push your car off a cliff afterwards. They have
single-handedly ruined the poise of one of the worlds great road cars.
FYI: Someone was seeking info on the GM A/C Controler Units. This is a
Cadilac part but the Delco OEM #'s do not match any GM part #'s we could
find for the US sourced unit. My mechanic took the old one apart and deamed
it unable to be serviced, way to complicated & not very sophisticated -
typical GM but you certainly can't bad-mouth their A/C compressors. They
are unbelievably good!!!
I think I paid about $ 325+ labor.
>Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 18:39:05 -0500
>From: Ramana Lagemann <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: tire discussion
>> I very much like the Dunlop Sp's. Too expensive for me. I don't have a
>> very long service life for my front tires, either. Anyhow, anyone try
>> pzeros? In general, I think that those tires are just for people who want
>> to say they have 'em on their cars. From what I've seen, Potenze s-02's
>> seem a little better. For the pzeros please specify the front rear combo
>> or front on;y (for fwd). TIA!
>Eh? Dunlop SP's are too expensive for you and P Zero's aren't? P Zero's
>run about $30/tire more than Dunlops... PZeros, Michelin Pilots and
>Potenza S-02's are all withen $10 of each other. The Pilots would get my
>my too sense...
>* Ramana Lagemann
>* Cohasset, MA
>* 1990 CoupeQ20V
>Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 19:01:59 -0600
>From: Bob Mansker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Tires.for 87 5KQ?
> Need to buy some tires for my 87 5KQ.
>Has anyone had good experience with Bridgestone "Turanza" tires.
>A local dealer said they are great & carry a 3 year replacement warranty for
John K. Younghein
Klear Screen Products
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