Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Thursday December 18, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Click here to visit TireRack
Tire & Wheel Forum sponsored by The Tire Rack

Losing traction? Need new tires?
Click here to visit the NASIOC Upgrade Garage...
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Tire & Wheel

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 12-23-2012, 04:37 AM   #1
Ronen91
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 324810
Join Date: Jul 2012
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Vehicle:
2013 STi
DGM

Default Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60's Defective??

So on 12/18/2012 I put on a pair of new Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60s on my '13 STi. 225/45/17 with '06 Gold BBS wheels. What a NIGHTMARE. On the way home (we just had a little haill the day before), I was driving on the highway and the car felt disconnect from the car when moving lanes at 55MPH. It felt like hydroplaning. I have nearly collided with a car because the tires just don't turn well. I took the tires in the day after I got them to make sure they were put on right, and tightened to right properly.

Even at low 35mph speeds I feel like the tires are losing traction. On 2nd gear on all roads I lose traction and have to force shift myself into third to get going.

It has been really scary with these things on the car.

My question is:

Is this NORMAL for the LM-60? Even if it is I'm requesting an exchange with Discount tire.
The DOT# is 0312 (3rd week 2012?)

How can this be? Is there something wrong with my STi?
Ronen91 is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.