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finally got all 4 wheels. I'm runnin the Nitto Extremes up front 275/50R17 and the Dunlop sport 5000's out back 275/55R17

the Nitto's have awesome steering response and I couldn't ask for better traction out of the Dunlops. From a dead stop the Goodyears would spin forever but the dunlops bite very well, even in the rain.


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Nice treads! Does Dunlop use a fairly soft compound in all their tires? Mine are also sticky and hook up like slicks. Great pics too :biggthump
 

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I wanted to bring this old thread up to give yall some feedback on the tires. For 17 months I ran the Nittos up front and the Dunlops out back. Both sets were awesome in the rain, never hydroplaned once and I'm a pretty aggressive driver in the rain. I wore down the Dunlops to nothing and I mean 0/32nds, the middle wore out first acting like they were over inflated but I only ran 34 psi in them and then I dropped it down to around 24psi so that it would cup in the middle and I could run on the remaining tread on the outside of the tire the last few thousand miles. I finally started getting cracks in the rubber so I found some spares for the time being thanks to a fellow R/Ter in N. Houston

I decided to put the Nittos on the back since they still have alot of life in them and put my cheapo tires on the front. Wow let me tell ya I don't have traction for nothing! I have to granny it when the road is wet and even on dry road it breaks loose like I've got 500 horses under the hood! When I go to pass someone from a slow roll my ass end does this little S shake and it doesn't sit well with me. They were great tires for the front but if any torque is applied to them hold on Nelly! I think I'm going to move them back up front and try the Faulkens out back this time.
 

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K, time for an update.

no pics yet but I'm running 275/60's all the way around. I couldn't pass up the deal I was getting. It's a taller tire, not sure the exact height but they fill the wheel wells nice and no rubbing.
 
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