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Old 08-09-2019, 11:18 AM   #1
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Farroad FRD26 tires

Yet again.. i bare my skin knowing I'm going to be smashed. .I'm ok with that lol..

SO... I went looking for Cooper or Firestone's and my tire guy is telling me I should really look at these tires.
load index 95, W speed rating, UTQG 320-A-A, dedicated summer tire that weighs in around 24lbs.

Got quoted $400 Cdn installed vs $775 Cdn for Firestone Indy 500. Price aside I'm wondering if it's worth the gamble.
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Old 08-09-2019, 11:19 AM   #2
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Yet again.. i bare my skin knowing I'm going to be smashed. .I'm ok with that lol..



SO... I went looking for Cooper or Firestone's and my tire guy is telling me I should really look at these tires.

load index 95, W speed rating, UTQG 320-A-A, dedicated summer tire that weighs in around 24lbs.



Got quoted $400 Cdn installed vs $775 Cdn for Firestone Indy 500. Price aside I'm wondering if it's worth the gamble.


Lol you get what you pay for.


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Old 08-09-2019, 11:22 AM   #3
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A summer tire without AA traction? Hard pass. If you're going summer, might as well get the sticky icky.
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Old 08-09-2019, 11:23 AM   #4
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there is no bigger truth, than what you just stated.
but seriously... I'm tempted
Anyone hear of them or tried them. Loved/hated/indifferent?
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there is no bigger truth, than what you just stated.

but seriously... I'm tempted

Anyone hear of them or tried them. Loved/hated/indifferent?


Have literally never heard of that brand. Betting the dude has a set he bought for a customer and needs to unload it.


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Old 08-14-2019, 01:13 PM   #6
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Yet again.. i bare my skin knowing I'm going to be smashed. .I'm ok with that lol..

SO... I went looking for Cooper or Firestone's and my tire guy is telling me I should really look at these tires.
load index 95, W speed rating, UTQG 320-A-A, dedicated summer tire that weighs in around 24lbs.

Got quoted $400 Cdn installed vs $775 Cdn for Firestone Indy 500. Price aside I'm wondering if it's worth the gamble.
im also from toronto, and i order all my tires from 4tires.ca which is based in quebec, check them out first for prices
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Old 08-14-2019, 02:21 PM   #7
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Best Chinese tire money can buy. Man I'd run away from those. I don't believe tires are something one should cheap out on.
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Old 08-14-2019, 02:25 PM   #8
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Best Chinese tire money can buy. Man I'd run away from those. I don't believe tires are something one should cheap out on.
Agreed; always buy the best tires you can afford. They're the only thing between you and the road.
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Agreed; always buy the best tires you can afford. They're the only thing between you and the road.


This. Buy the right size too. Stretched tires arenít cool or safe lol


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i hear ya... was looking to see if anyone overheard of them cause.. new names iono

The owner has them on his '18 340, wife has the passenger version on her Cherokee...
If there was good feedback out there maaaybe I would be the guinea pig but, (now if I had a Honda or Corolla)
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This. Buy the right size too. Stretched tires arenít cool or safe lol


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I had a mild stretch with the 8.5in wheels with 225/40/18 and it wasn't too bad. Still drove aggressive with no issues. Now people who do an extreme stretch have me scratching my head.
Whats the point?
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I had a mild stretch with the 8.5in wheels with 225/40/18 and it wasn't too bad. Still drove aggressive with no issues. Now people who do an extreme stretch have me scratching my head.

Whats the point?


Yeah Iíd say that 225 on 8.5 isnít bad. The 205 on a 9.5 inch wheel Iíll never understand. So fucking dumb. All for scene points and Instagram likes imo.


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Yeah Iíd say that 225 on 8.5 isnít bad. The 205 on a 9.5 inch wheel Iíll never understand. So fucking dumb. All for scene points and Instagram likes imo.


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those are the same guys who're calling up the tire company saying the tire failed.. smh
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Old 08-14-2019, 05:05 PM   #14
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lol I have those tires. Got them from markam and sheppard tire place.....whats the name............premier wheels direct. I have no issues with them but I got the 2.5L, but again I do go 140km on highway and they are not loud or anything.
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