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hi guys i wanted to buy new tires and i dont knw which ones to get. i need all season tires. my tire size is 225/50/17 which all of you knw. i dont know how to pick tires as i am still in high school. thks in advance:)
 

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hi guys i wanted to buy new tires and i dont knw which ones to get. i need all season tires. my tire size is 225/50/17 which all of you knw. i dont know how to pick tires as i am still in high school. thks in advance:)
The best tire for you is one that fits your wants, your vehicles needs and your budget.

I'd be happy to make a recommendation for you if you would like. Other than all season, what are you looking for? How do you drive your accord? How long are you wanting your new tires to last you? Are you keeping the vehicle for a while or are you planning on selling it sooner than later?

To get you started, here's a link for a bunch of tires in your stock size: http://www.discounttiredirect.com/direct/searchTiresBySize.do?sw=false&cs=225&ar=50&rd=17

Tell us a little more about what you want and I'm sure a few other members will chime in with their experiences.
 

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I have the Goodyear Eagle GTs and I have been happy with them. They handle better, stop shorter, ride just as nice, and are much, much quieter than the OEM Michelins. They are also about 1/2 the cost per tire so it's a no brainer for me. If you have a Discount/America's Tire near you I would go there. I've been using them for all of my wheel and tire needs for the past 15 years and have always gotten a good price and great, albeit slow I just pop in when it's busy, service. Make an appointment and you can be in and out in less than 30 minutes.

http://www.discounttiredirect.com/d...c=30268&counter=1&ar=50&rd=17&sw=false&cs=225
 

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these both are good but i dont know which ones are good and the second link i saw that they had mix review. as far as how much i am going to send is 500 at the most. i am going to be keeping the car. and i drive fast but am slow when needed just fast when i need to get around people. but off the line i like to gun it. but with the snow comming up i need new tires. we just had rain while making a left turn i hit the acclerator and the car felt like it was slipping it wasnt keeping its grip. i have about 43,000 miles on the car. thnls once again
 

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Any high-performance all-season tire is going to be an upgrade over the stock grand touring tires. The stock tires are designed for comfort although apparently not noise comfort since they are very loud. You are driving a car you paid 20k+ for. Don't cheap out on the tires. You don't need to spend a fortune, but you need to spend enough for your driving style. Those $90 tires might be good enough for someone who drives slow all the time, but you aren't that kind of driver. Dropping another $100 on a set of tires that better fit how you drive is better than dropping $500 to cover your deductible because you were in an accident.
 

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Any high-performance all-season tire is going to be an upgrade over the stock grand touring tires. The stock tires are designed for comfort although apparently not noise comfort since they are very loud. You are driving a car you paid 20k+ for. Don't cheap out on the tires. You don't need to spend a fortune, but you need to spend enough for your driving style. Those $90 tires might be good enough for someone who drives slow all the time, but you aren't that kind of driver. Dropping another $100 on a set of tires that better fit how you drive is better than dropping $500 to cover your deductible because you were in an accident.
I totally agree with xJoeMama. Don't skimp. Bad tires can be dangerous. If you want to learn about tires, go to tirerack.com and just read. There is so much information on this site. Read it and you'll absolutely be prepared to make an intelligent decision.
 

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The ONLY things between your car and the road surface are those 4 little contact patches from the tires, think about it!

Good tires are worth their weight in gold, cheap tires will make you pay for them someday, especially if you drive aggressively as you say you do.

Lastly, find and take some winter driving / skid control courses in your area, it will keep paying itself for the rest of your driving years.
 

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Take any review with a grain of salt there are many, many variables to them. The person writing the review probably doesn't drive like you, they probably don't drive where you do and they may or may not drive the same car as you. For that matter, they may have wanted a tire for different reasons than you too.

Joe makes an excellent suggestion with the Eagle GT. This tire has a lot of technology in it and it would be a great handling tire for you. I have pushed this tire on a closed track before and it did exceptionally well. They were actually as good if not better than some of the high performance tires they were tested against.

For a few other suggestions look at the Dunlop SP Sport Signature and the Continental Extreme Contact DSW. (these are all listed in the link I posted above.)

After installation you may be a little over your $500 but you and your vehicle will be happy you spent a little more.

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