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Old 07-16-2005, 09:32 AM   #1
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Question Are the RE-92s on the 2005 Legacy GT any good?

Or are they pretty much the same as the ones on the WRX ie mediocre at best?

Any suggestions for a replacement that handles well but is also fairly smooth and quiet on the highway and handles rain and light snow well?
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Old 07-16-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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Pirelli PZero Nero M+S. Michelin Pilot Sport A/S.
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Old 07-16-2005, 09:47 AM   #3
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+1 for the Pirelli PZero Nero M+S.
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Old 07-16-2005, 11:52 AM   #4
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Falken Ziex if you are on a tigheter budget
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Old 07-16-2005, 12:42 PM   #5
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Michelin Pilot Sport A/S.

A few months ago, I was driving along a road at around 40mph during a heavy rain fall. I was in the left lane, SUV ahead in the right lane. Part of the road got flooded and the SUV swerved into my lane (afraid of water?), covering my car in water. I was able to get on the brakes and slow down very quickly despite being in several inches of water. These tires are great in wet weather.
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I have the pirellis. Good tires. I'll probably go with the Michelins next time.
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My girlfriend ran the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S's for 2 winters on her car. No problems. Very good in the wet!

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Old 07-16-2005, 01:56 PM   #8
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no comments on the stock tires? same as on WRX or different?
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no comments on the stock tires? same as on WRX or different?
Same.
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From http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....=Potenza+RE92A

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti FX35 AWD
Location: Tiverton, RI
Driving Style: Spirited
Miles driven on tires: 9,500 Driving Condition: All On Road
Reviewer's Overall Ratings: 7.56 out of 10
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Nice job Infiniti, I spend 45k on an SUV and you put tires on it that are absolutley DEADLY in New England SNOW! Got the car in August, tires are great in summer, and even in rain, but once it turns colder and you get snow on the ground forget it, even with AWD. I couldnt get out of a 6" snow drift. My Friend in his Aviator (with Michelins) had to pull me out...how embarrasing.

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RE92A is what's on the Outback IIRC. Not exactly the same as the RE92. Maybe the FX just has a lousy AWD system ...
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....an RE92 by any other name, would suck balls, just the same....
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RE92A is what's on the Outback IIRC. Not exactly the same as the RE92. Maybe the FX just has a lousy AWD system ...
isnt the FX AWD system is the same one derived from the Skyline? I am pretty sure their AWD system isnt lousy.

and anyways, FYI...the FX35 also uses the RE92A, you can check tirerack for that one
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