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Old 12-10-2017, 01:33 PM
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New 1985.2 944 owner, Western Washington area. Car has, per date code, 215/60r15 tires from 2010 on Fuchs wheels, 7 and 8 inch widths. This size or 225/50r15, from my search... almost no choices at all. Don’t want mud and snow or racetrack tires, will be driven year round except in the rare snow event. Suggestions please?
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Old 12-12-2017, 08:54 PM
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What is it...I don’t know the secret handshake, 993 guys aren’t allowed, I smell bad or? I had my shower this morning, why no response at all?
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:53 PM
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It's really hard to find high performance 15" tires anymore. You have a way better chance if you upgrade to 16" or 17" wheels. It's not personal; it's a tire supply issue.
this is about it:
https://m.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Kumho&tireModel=Ecsta+LX+Platinum&partnum=16VR5ELX&ve hicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Porsche&autoYear=1984&autoMod el=944&autoModClar=&autoMake=Porsche&autoYear=1984&autoModel=944&autoMod Clar=
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Old 12-14-2017, 03:29 PM
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mostly this forum "section" has almost no traffic versus the "main" 944 area.
why there are 2, i dont know.
https://rennlist.com/forums/924-931-...-968-forum-70/

i like Falken A/S tires for my 944, they make them in the right 15" sizes and are a pretty good tire for $80/each or so.
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Old 12-17-2017, 07:51 PM
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I have just gone thru the same process with my 1987 944S. I also live in Seattle. You will get all kinds of opinions as did I . I have 2 PCA race 944s so I am not going to worry about a high speed summer tire on a modern rim such as a Cup 1 for my stock 944. the car handles so well and our roads are so bad I decided to go where I get all my other tire work done. I went into les shwab and said look it is a Porsche and look im 62 years old and because of my age I have to be able to recognise the brand. I ended up very happy with a Toyo P215/60R 15 93H Eclipse all season.
end of story.
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Old 12-18-2017, 12:54 PM
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I got a set of Kelly all seasons they are 150mph speed rated and happy with their appearance. 60 or 70 dollars per tire
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