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Old 02-09-2016, 04:00 PM
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anybody have experience with Michelin TB5/TB15 raidials..

I am getting closer to finishing the Canam 502 project and while i have been happy with the Nitto 555R's the treadlife has been less than 6000 miles a set.

I am looking to go a bit wider and lower profile and longer treadlife for what will be more street oriented use as i move further south... the Nittos are ok when new in the wet but fall off within the first 1-2000 miles

the TB series are a bit expensive but are lower profile and wider than my current 275/50VR15 and 325/50VR15 fitment and have two compound choices

and I refuse to go to 16/17/18/19/20 inch wheels as i dont like the look at all...

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Old 02-09-2016, 11:26 PM
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Will be anxious to hear too. Been comparing Toyo and Nitto seems Toyo owns Nitto. Other forums discuss these two - no/little info on the Michelin TB5/TB15s.

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Old 02-11-2016, 09:44 PM
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Tire, Coker Michelin TB15, 335/35VR15, Radial, Blackwall, Each at summit racing now !!
Tire, Coker Michelin TB15, 270 /45R15, Radial, V Speed Rated, 86 Load Range, Blackwall,
there is a 295 as well but i dont think i can get them under my front flares without crowding the inside with more backspace...

a cool $2000+ set of tires

less sidewall and about the same sectionwidth and a little more rear treadwidth and i will have to adjust my rear spring links or maybe just rais the differential an inch but it will lower the rear of the car 2" and the front another inch

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