Recommend a tire optimized for handling

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by stevewilhelm, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. stevewilhelm

    stevewilhelm Junior Member

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    I am looking to replace my tires. I want to optimize for handling, particularly on wet roads.

    I am willing to sacrifice low rolling resistance and some miles per gallon.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. wjtracy

    wjtracy Senior Member

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    Defender comes to mind, as well as GY Assurance Comfortred.
    Both are very long life.
     
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    Go wider 195 or 205 i like the cooper cs4 on 205 stock rims.
     
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    JimboPalmer Tsar of all the Rushers

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    ursle Gas miser

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    On my 06 I installed an upper front strut bar, a larger rear anti roll bar, a stiffer mid chassis brace and 17 " wheels, it handles excellently, if I put the 15" wheels on it handles OK
     
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