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Old 11-29-2008, 10:05 AM
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Tire milage?

Just curious as to how many miles I should get from the OEM Dunlaps that came on the 07's. What did you get?
 
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Old 11-29-2008, 01:26 PM
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What are they rated for? I don't imagine too many people have worn theirs out yet.

OEM tires usually have fairly short tread lives compared to aftermarket tires. The life will also depend on whether you use them in wintry conditions. (Tires that are perfectly safe on wet and dry roads may be dangerously awful on snow and ice, so if you run them year-round in a wintry climate you will get a shorter life than if you use winter tires in the winter, or live somewhere that doesn't have a winter.)
 
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I got 45K from mine. Replaced them with these. Dunlop Signature
 
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30,000 miles at 40psi going strong dont forget to rotate them
 
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I am at 38,000 miles and I am riding on the treadwear indicators. I keep mine at 35 psi and rotate them every 3,000 miles. I don't know which tires I am going to get next.
 
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Old 11-30-2008, 12:27 PM
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I run these tires all year round, and am at 27,000 miles. It is starting to look like they will need to be replaced this summer. Not sure yet what I will replace them with.
These are not all that good in the snow, but I want an all season tire as a replacement.
 
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Old 11-30-2008, 03:10 PM
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I've got 26K on mine, other than having gotten a nail stuck and giving it a slight "flat spot" for a little while one one tire (nail has since been removed and successfully patched) they still appear to have decent tread. I haven't measured but I'd said I'm somewhere in the vicinity of 40-50% of them left. Seems reasonably to get 50K or so out of them, maybe more, with conditions like that in Florida at least. No snow, lots of rain, not much in the way of inclines, roads are "decent" for the most part, lots of sandy beach driving etc. And obviously your driving habits have an effect as well.
Can't wait to use the excuse for new tires to get a new rim/tire package...
 
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i got about 24k out of mine including three punctures one of which was a sidewall, then I went to one autocross and they were done. there were two of them worth saving incase I need one for another sidewall puncture, and the other two were on the tread blocks.
these cars are very hard on tires, and the local honda dealer mentioned something to me about rotating the tires every oil change, not sure what the current thinking on that is.
 
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Old 12-02-2008, 08:01 PM
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What tires are you using now?
 
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awww crap. let me see if I can figure it out, the weather is too cold down here for me to want to go back out. I know they are coopers, but will see if i can figure the brand.
 
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Old 12-02-2008, 08:17 PM
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OEM tire mileage...

Originally Posted by FitSam View Post
Just curious as to how many miles I should get from the OEM Dunlaps that came on the 07's. What did you get?
I was able to get ~53,500 miles out of my OEM Dunlops. I replaced them with a set of Yokohama S-Drives which handle well, and run quietly.
 
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It is a 60k mile waranteed tire, and that is the main reason that i got them. It appears that the tire size is shared with the old integras, so if you want performance tires they are everywhere, but if you want a long lasting tire they are harder to find.
I definitely lost some performance from the car as far as handling goes, but it is still able to perform when it is required.
 
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I suppose a lot depends on how you drive it. Taking turns at twice the posted speed is bound to increase wear (but MAN! it's fun!). Regular rotation and keeping the tires inflated properly are also key points to keep in mind. I'm rotating mine every 5,000 miles, taking the time to wash the inside of the rim while I'm at it (gotta keep her looking clean!). So far, 13K with very little wear.

My father had an 87 Ford Escort which, oddly enough, came with Michelins. He put new tires on it at 130,000 miles and still hadn't hit the treadwear indicators.
 
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When my Fit got punched in the face at 25,555 miles the tires were pretty much all the way down to their wear bars for me. I rotated them every ~5,000 miles, but I also drive sort of hard sometimes.

Rubbish tires, though.
 
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Mine lasted about 29K... pieces of crap i tell you. I replaced them with Yokohama YK520s from America's Tire Co.... such a noticeable difference in grip and quietness. I wholeheartedly recommend them!
 
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I estimate mine will do ~50k kms (~30k miles) before I hit the treadbars. They are the 175/65R14s.

They will be replaced with Michellin Harmony 180/60R15s. My wife is running those on her Echo and they are great tires.
 
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Old 12-09-2008, 02:49 PM
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I was able to get 46.6K out of mine with 3/32 tread depth left(not at the wear bars yet). Those tires spent the first half of their life at recommended psi and the last half at above sidewall psi. I just replaced them with Kuhmo LX Platinum which is a 60K mile tire from tirerack.com. The Kuhmo's are a much softer ride and were cheaper than the OEM's even at higher psig.
 

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