Tire Recommendations?

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  1. Brian33

    Brian33 New Member

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    Hello!

    I was diving into some research to replace my current tires on my 2013 PiP and wanted to hear some unbiased opinions. Any recommendations for tires that have worked for you or companies that offer fair expertise when it comes to tire upgrades? Thank you! :)

    -Brian
     
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    I just replaced my tires at Costco with MICHELIN DEFENDER T+H 195/65R15 91(H) BSW ALL SEASON TIREs
    They drive well and are really quiet. I like that Costco uses nitrogen to fill them.
    The only negative is that now my speedometer shows 3 miles per hour over the reading that Maps shows on my cell phone at 65 MPH. The readings matched before the tire change.
    I will buy them again but next time I'll double check to see if there is a size that would give a correct speedometer reading.
     
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    happy with michelin energy saver a/s from tire rack
     
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    I got some Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max tires.
    Been using them for a little over a year now and have no problems.
     
  5. Mendel Leisk

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    I'd second that, good all-round tire.
    195/65R15 is the correct size, and the odometer will be (reasonably) accurate with that size. The speedometer reads a little high, by design. The powers that be want to ensure that speedo's never read lower than actual, and are kinda hoping to slow people down on the road, slightly reduce the carnage.
     
  6. Brian33

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    Thank you all for the suggestions! Looking into local stores now!
     
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