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Old 11-19-2014, 06:18 PM   #209 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cowmeat View Post

I'm going to go broke reading your thread!

I might ask my wife for a couple of re92s for Christmas! I like my Michelins, but if it makes that much of a difference and you and I have the same exact Michelins, I probably won't be able to sleep thinking I might get 5 mpg more by a tire swap!
The Michelins, from what I've read, tend to last longer. The ride is better and they're quieter, and I believe they're a little more grippy. They're probably also worth a 5mpg loss, while non-LRR tires are probably worth 10-15mpg. I was content waiting for mine to run out of tread, but getting a pair of RE92's in the front will probably help with mileage, if not be cost effective in the short term.

On the plus side, they're a cheaper tire. Also, Discount Tire claimed they'd match's prices over the phone, but I haven't tried it in practice.
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