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Nankang tires? #40894 Aug 31, 6:04am Aug 31, 6:04am
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Nankang tires?
Anyone have any long or short-term reviews on them. I can get a set very cheap from a friend, even cheaper than usual. My rims have sat for almost a year & I'm losing patience. They are 225 40 18's.

Re: Nankang tires? [Re: dvs1] #40895 Aug 31, 8:51am Aug 31, 8:51am
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I'm running on Nakangs. They are not a bad tire, I do not get a lot of wheel spin on them and get pretty good traction/handling in the turns. There are definitely better tires, but if you can get them really cheap, then go for it. I've had mine for 10K.

Re: Nankang tires? [Re: dvs1] #40896 Aug 31, 9:13am Aug 31, 9:13am
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Just be careful when running at high speeds. I have a friend who wrecked because his blew due to excess speeding.


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Re: Nankang tires? [Re: XxMerlinxX] #40897 Aug 31, 9:20am Aug 31, 9:20am
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Originally Posted by XxMerlinxX
Just be careful when running at high speeds. I have a friend who wrecked because his blew due to excess speeding.


Haven't had mine blow and I even drove past 100 for a while yesterday. I've those triple digits a number of times. He must have hit something (nail, bump, pothole), and the tires may have been in bad condidtion.

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