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Old 06-09-2016, 12:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey gang,

Well, tire technology is ever evolving and it's nearing the time for me to get a new set, so I thought a 2016 revisit to the ongoing tire debate might help me and others going through this tough time in G1 ownership.

What's the latest word on tire choices for those of you who went through this recently? Anything on the market as good or bettter for fuel economy? How about for speedo accuracy AND fuel economy. If I could win in both these arenas, I'd be thrilled!

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NOTHING better than the RE92.....PERIOD., for what YOUR requirements are.



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RE92's. Standard answer.
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Re92. Accept no substitutes.
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Has anybody suggested the RE-92?

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+5 ^

RE92 is the one for mpg.
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I only have about 25,000 miles on mine and I'm starting to see wear bars.
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I only have about 25,000 miles on mine and I'm starting to see wear bars.
In the center or on the outside bars?

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Something is not right. I get 40K + out of mine.

EDIT: alignment ?
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Me too and with only 1 rotation.

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