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First - What would be the best street tire for a stock 1995? Currently, I have Michelin pilot sport tires and they have been fine. Just wondering if there's anything new I might want to check-out.

Next... If I buy the tires myself, do I have them shipped to where I plan to have the work done?

It's been over 3 years... time to change the tires.

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The Pilots seem to be the best all around street tire. For better dry traction you can got with Kuhmos, but your traction in the wet will decrease and you will get far less longevity (corresponding less cost too).

I think Dunlops are also available, but I haven't read any reason to choose them over the Pilots.
 

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If you have 17's go with the Kumho's. Just gotta be careful in the rain and slow the hell down. Doesn't rain that much in FL and if it does it's only for a few minutes or until you drive into the next Thunderstorm.

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SoCal Rebell said:
Probably the "stickiest" tire you can use is the Michelin Pilot "CUP" (not Sport) tire, has an 80 treadwear as opposed to the Pilot's 220, but the Cup won't last as long.
Ron:

Are they street "legal" everywhere (actually all I care about in NYS)?
 

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Will the cup sandblast your car like Kuhmo's? Approx. how long will they last on street? ( I know it depends on how you drive, but just avg, no burnouts)
How much?

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If I buy the tires myself, do I have them shipped to where I plan to have the work done?
 

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The Dunlops and Pilots perform the same. Difference is the Dunlops are $300+ less per set than Pilots. I have friends that have tracked both tires on their Vipers and say there is no difference.
 

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Tiepilot said:
The Dunlops and Pilots perform the same. Difference is the Dunlops are $300+ less per set than Pilots. I have friends that have tracked both tires on their Vipers and say there is no difference.
Except that Dunlops have the WORST rep possible. Just my personal experience. I wouldn't drive them over 80 MPH! Their quality control HAS sucked. Maybe it's better these days <shrug> ?
 

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Best place to buy Michelin Pilot "CUP"'s?
 

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Thanks. Pilot Cups it will be. Now who'll put them on...
 
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