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Old 03-01-2005, 01:04 PM   #1
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Bought new Rubbers (not Trojans/Lifestyles)

I thought I'd let you guys know that I just ordered BF Goodrich Scorchers from tirerack.com (215/40/17) for $59 each +shipping (closeout)

They should be here within the next couple days, and I should have them mounted/balanced by the end of the weekend.

They're have a smaller sidewall than my current Dunlop SportMax (215/45/17)
so I'm expecting a slightly bumpier ride.

Anyone have any experience with these rubbers

I realize it would have been good to ask before I ordered them....
but my meager budget wouldn't allow for anything else.

I'll let you guys know what I think or them either way.
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Sweet, how many do they have left?
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I am going to need a set of 8 new tires soon... Ballg!
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Did you get a snazzy color stripped tire? Dont these come in blue yellow or red?
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I didn't ask how many they have left.
Shipping was only like $35 for all 4.
I ordered them yesterday and they are scheduled to be delivered today!
They only color they have left is black, which is super cool with me, and probably why I got the price.
My really good friend who has helped with with tons of performance mods in the past, is a Dodge mechanic.
He said the scorchers are basically a step or two away from being street legal race tires.
I'm ultra psyched.
Hope it doesn't snow again!!!
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Old 03-02-2005, 03:46 PM   #6
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That's a steal especially for all black. Good find!
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Old 03-03-2005, 05:08 AM   #7
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these tires are sick........
They look more like track tires than street tires that's for sure.
Will post pics when they're mounted after this weekend.

starting to get psyched about my car again
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My really good friend who has helped with with tons of performance mods in the past, is a Dodge mechanic.
He said the scorchers are basically a step or two away from being street legal race tires.
I'm ultra psyched.
Hope it doesn't snow again!!!
hate to break the news to you, but that tire is a far cry from anything close to "street legal race tire".


but i hope they work out for you.
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Old 03-09-2005, 05:46 AM   #9
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I dunno man..... about 1/4 of the tire actually has tread on it.
They look alot more like a slick than an all season, and are pretty damnsticky.

I just picked up my car last night and have been driving it on the snow covered roads. Needless to say it's been alot of fun

Can't wait to get this thing on dry pavement. My buddy said he had it going 130 the other day and it felt smooth!
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