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I have a 2006 G6 Coupe with Continental Touring Tires that is sliding all over the road, especially on wet roads. The tires only have 19,000 miles on them. When I called the dealer today to ask if they had any complaints about the handling of G6's with Continental Tires I was told they never had a complaint, which I find hard to believe after some of the things I've read on the internet. I was going to order the Goodyear Eagle F1 All Season Tires today until the dealer told me he didn't think it would make a difference. Has anyone else had a problem with the Continental Tires?

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The Continental tires are garbage, from what I heard. I believe that too. If you want handling and performance from the Conti Touring tires, you will be disappointed. Goodyear F1 AS are excellent tires. The person who told you the Goodyear F1 AS won't make a difference is full of [email protected]#*.
 

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I recently bought a set of Goodyear F1 AS's, having put about 54,000 on the original Goodyear Eagles on my '06 GTP coupe ( cords were starting to show. I also got 54,000 out of the original wiper blades, due to the highway robbery price of those ! ). What a difference the F1's made ! They have improved handling immensely. The ride is a little harsher and a bit noisier, but it's worth it. The traction in the rain is much better as well, seems like the hydroplaning at speed on the turnpike is less now. Just wonder how many miles I'll get out of these.
 

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I have a 2006 G6 Coupe with Continental Touring Tires that is sliding all over the road, especially on wet roads. The tires only have 19,000 miles on them. When I called the dealer today to ask if they had any complaints about the handling of G6's with Continental Tires I was told they never had a complaint, which I find hard to believe after some of the things I've read on the internet. I was going to order the Goodyear Eagle F1 All Season Tires today until the dealer told me he didn't think it would make a difference. Has anyone else had a problem with the Continental Tires?

Judy
My G6 coupe also has continental touring tires and they ride rough until the warm up also not very good traction when the roads are wet here in Florida


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Hey guys I'm a new guy on here....but not to modding cars, just waned to say hello to all.....I guess it has something to do with what state you purchased in?? (idk maybe just throwin that out there).....mine came with Pirelli tires......handle great but they wear pretty quick.
 

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The Continental ContiTouringContact CV95 tires that came with my 2006 GT are horrible in the wet weather. I smoke the tires from stop lights without trying and trust me...I don't have a heavy foot. (I got 98,000 miles out of a set of Goodyear Eagle GA tires on my Impala.) On top of that I had one blow out and another with a serious bulge. I replaced them with Falken Ziex ZE-912 and mounted them up front with the continentals in the rear. I looked for good all season tires, but this tire size was hard to match so I had to settle for high performance all seasons. Haven't tried it in the snow, but its great on dry and wet pavement. Steering is much more responsive. And it's cheap!! I want to pass it through a northeast winter before I commit to it.
 

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I replaced them with Falken Ziex ZE-912 and mounted them up front with the continentals in the rear. I looked for good all season tires, but this tire size was hard to match so I had to settle for high performance all seasons. Haven't tried it in the snow, but its great on dry and wet pavement. Steering is much more responsive. And it's cheap!!

What do they cost per tire?
 

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I got them for $95 each. I didn't get to do much research since I switched the flat with the spare and the other tire had a golf ball size bulge. I think other tires in that performance range were $140 and up. They are the highest rated ultra high performance all season tire by consumer reports.
 

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I had Falcon Ziex on my old car. They were cheap but their performance were equal or better than the Michelin Pilots I had. Excellent tires for the price.
 

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I was planning on getting a set of yokohama's, but i ended up getting another set of Kumho's, can't beat the price/handling.
What do you think of them? I just spent $442.00 on a set of Falken ZE-912 225/50/17, I've read a lot of good things about them.
 

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They have had excellent handling on every surface, dry, wet, snow, ice, you name it. I just have to make sure that i rotate them frequently to keep the wear in balance.
What type of Kumho's did you get? Are they All season tires and what size?
 

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What do you think of them? I just spent $442.00 on a set of Falken ZE-912 225/50/17, I've read a lot of good things about them.
You'll like the tires...I just haven't had the opportunity to try them in the colder months.
 

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Yes, I like them. Check this out; I ordered them June 18th in the morning around 8.00am. I recieved them at my house on June 20th near :D 2:00pm. I was driving on them at 4:00pm. discounttiredirect.com awesome!
As far as the tire's ride? Very nice. I had to make a late run to New Orleans and put a good 200+ miles on them. So far A-OK.
 

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Yes, I like them. Check this out; I ordered them June 18th in the morning around 8.00am. I recieved them at my house on June 20th near :D 2:00pm. I was driving on them at 4:00pm. discounttiredirect.com awesome!
As far as the tire's ride? Very nice. I had to make a late run to New Orleans and put a good 200+ miles on them. So far A-OK.
 
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