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Old 05-29-2008, 03:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cfg83 View Post
The only problem is that on freeways that are grooved in the direction I am traveling, the car "wiggles", aka the tread tracks into the grooves like a phonograph needle and the car has a noticeable wiggle. I had a feeling this might happen, but no proof until after I bought the tires. Thank goodness my main commute only has this for maybe a mile or two. My wife's new GoodYear Eagle GT's do the same thing to a lesser extent.
Do you know the Rolling Resistance on the new treads?

I used to have the Eagle GT's on a '90 Beretta. Brand new, they hyroplaned like crazy (stuck to the road pretty well, though). With the higher pressures on my Michelins, the biggest difference is cross-wind stability. It takes a bit more steering feedback to keep it straight.

Yeah, Kansas City has a higher wind speed average than Chicago (the "Windy City").

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