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Old 03-16-2013, 04:03 PM   #1
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Default tires, yoko s-drive vs. nitto motivo

2005 RSX-S. Time for new tires, last set was Yokohoma S-drives, which lasted me 3 years. Wow! How do they compare to Nitto Motivo? They are in the same price range but the nitto are all season, and we don't have all seasons in south Mississippi, it is summer for about 9 months out of the year. I don't do autocross or drag, just drive but like to punch it every once in a while. Any input on which are better for my situation would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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Default Re: tires, yoko s-drive vs. nitto motivo

if you want I can move this to wheels and tires and you'll get much better answers
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Default Re: tires, yoko s-drive vs. nitto motivo

I picked up some goodyear eagle gt's about a year ago they have held up well with little wear, If that helps ya lol.
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Default Re: tires, yoko s-drive vs. nitto motivo

Don't buy all-seasons. You said it yourself, you have no need them. No way are they going to be better than your Yokohamas and Nitto are not that great to begin with. Just get some S-drives again or look into continental extremecontact DW.
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:32 AM   #5
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Yeah,i should know better than to read reviews on discounttiredirect.com anyways. Those s_drives are the longest lasting tire i ever had.
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