Doyt W. Echelberger
doyt at buckeye-express.com
Thu Apr 13 09:27:26 EDT 2006
At 07:21 PM 4/12/2006, you wrote:
>I see this discussed on every automotive forum I'm on
>to no end, but not on the diesel forums.
>Anyway, I'm going to be looking at getting some new
>tires sometime in the near future.
>I'm mainly interested in tire cost and fuel
>efficiency. I don't care if they are a little noisy
>or don't ride as nice.
>I'm looking for recommendations on tires with good
>rolling resistance (or lack thereof...), won't wear
>away really quickly, and don't cost more than they
>will save me!
..............................I buy "tahrs" to keep me alive in the
winter on ice-covered Ohio roads.....to answer your "..save me" question.
Getting in an accident will cost me somewhere between $1,000 and $100,000
(and up) in medical bills for the rest of my life, if I live, and legal
fees when I get sued for negligence. Based on those costs, your choice is
pretty wide. Buy the tires that will stop your car on the slickest road you
will ever dream of encountering. Fact that I run a diesel takes care of
fuel costs in the big picture.
Personally, I use Nokian Haakapolitas.
>Any suggestions? Can you get higher PSI car tires?
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