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Anyone have or own these tires? Any thoughts good or bad? I am trying to decide between these and the goodrich g force TA KW 2. I like the Kumho price a lot better.
 

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Kumho are a Korean made tire and are have a good performance-to-cost ratio. They have gotten very good ratings in recent tests but, I personally couldn't stand to have that name on my vehicle.
 

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had Kumho on my Mustang when I got it 245x45x17 they,IMO leave alot to be desired,i quess for the money their ok,put goodrich kdws on a year ago and I love them but I have run goodrich tires for over 20 years now.My wife has a Harley F-150 I put a tire called Hancook on it they are 20's they were not expensive and they seem to be doing fine only been on far 3-4-months now
 

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I got 275x40x17 Kumhos on my 96 SS Camaro There OK for the money. When they wear out I'm going to BF Goodrich.
 

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Looks like you are looking for a performance tire. In that case I don't know if Kumhos would be my first choice.

I did run a set of "skinnies" Kumhos on my last Camaro they held up very well. In fact I just bought another set of skinnies for my current project (Kumhos again). I won't be carving any canyons though.

The quality seems to be fine with the ones I have.
 

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I recently instaled 17" Kumhos, and the only thing I can praise about them, at least for now, is the nice color of the smoke they produce in hard launches. :D My other set of tires, barely produced any smoke. (*not talking about burn outs tho)
 

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Kumho's win more SCCA auto crosses than any other tire. When you talk about them it's important do be more specific as to which model. They make many different styles/grades. Thier best street tire in the ECSTA MX

ECSTA V710 is thier DOT leagal track tire.

I think they look great.



 

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looks great.

KUMHO is a sponser of the grmotorsports $2K+ challenge, which makes them okay in my book. My brother runs them on his challenge cars and likes them.
funny name though.
 

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I've run Kumhos on 3 vehicles in 15", 16" and 17" sizes. They are ok but wear quicker than any other tire I've used. If I get them again its going to be the newer MX models. BTW, I'm surprised how many folks pronounce them "Cum-hoes" when they read the name. Not good. Goodrich is a French company and they can kiss my a**! Lots of great tires out there to choose from and seems like more every time I look. I watch Tirerack for their specials and have gotten some very good deals. I paid about $89 each for the Z rated Pirelli 265/40-17s I have on my Firebird.
 

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I have had a set of kumhos and can tell you that the Fuzion tire from Bridgestone is 5 times the tire. I got to go on a Drive and Learn sponsered by Bridgestone and damn, that fuzion out preformed the Kumho, nitto, Hankook. A little insight though,. Firestone had reintroduced the Wide oval this year and the price is not bad. On my 2000 SS i put on Daytona ZR and they handle awesome(the wide oval was not out yet).
 

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I had the ecsta supra 712
 

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From what I've seen, the Kumho tires, regardless of which model has not been a model of consistency. Treadlife is okay if you can live with the vibration and noise. I've always run Yokohamas. A great bang for the buck tire is Nitto. The Fusion by Bridgestone/Firestone seems to be nice as well but I've not seen them with alot of mileage on them. Dunlop also has a new line of nicely priced high performance tires.

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I have the 716's on two other cars and am very satisfied so far. Seem to be the most bang for the buck that you can find.
 
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