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    Columbia, MD

    Tire Recommendation

    A friend has a 1999 328is and is going to sell it in 6 to 12 months. He wants a decent all-season tire but does not want to spend allot of money.

    Any recommendations?

    Also, I purchased some Toyo tires for a 2000 323i and am curious to get some treadwear reports. I am not having any problems but I do want to get a ballpark on life expectancy...I do understand all the variables but would like some real life experience.

    Thanks, Joel.

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    Bethesda, MD
    Falken Ziex

    And, uh, treadwear on Toyo tires ranges from 5,000 to 100,000 miles. You'd do better if you gave us some information on which tires you've got.
    2006 GMC Sierra 2500HD 4WD Duramax LBZ/Allison 6-speed
    2002 BMW M3 - Alpinweiss III/Black
    1999 323i KP/GTS2 - Alpinweiss III (Black Hood, other stuff)
    1990 325is - Brilliantrot/Tan
    1989 325is - Alpinweiss II/Black (S50B32)
    1989 M3 - Alpinweiss II/Black (S62B50 in progress)

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    Clifton, VA
    How's Yokohama's Avid's V or H rated. Quite, decent dry performance, good wet performance, decent snow performance with 100lbs of sand in trunk. I get about 35 to40k miles out of them. Costs about $60-70 a tire
    mounted and balanced.

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    I'm running the Toyo Proxes 4 on my 2000 323i and I'm on my second set. I'm not rotating, however I am getting a four wheel alignment every 15-20K. I getting about 60-65K per set of Toyos. Happy motoring...
    V/R Zachary Pullins Sr.
    Florida Suncoast Chapter BMWCCA
    2006 E90 325Xi & 1999 E39 540i M-Sport
    " Vision without resources is just hallucination"

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