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Which tire is best for rainy Seattle?

  • Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3

    Votes: 2 33.3%
  • Continental ExtremeContact DW

    Votes: 4 66.7%
  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Hey guys, first off, apologies. I realize that every day a post pops up asking for opinions about tires. But I suppose that's still not gonna stop me from posting another one! :) Having said that, I'm in Seattle and now that the weather here has abruptly gone from amazing to s h i t e, I am looking for a set of good rain tires. (My Dunlop StarSpecs are nearly toast. Don't feel comfortable tooling around in the wet with 'em.)

I've narrowed it down to three.

1. Goodyear Eagle F1 (2005 C&D review here. I actually had these on my old RX-8, liked them.)
2. Continental ExtremeContact DW (2012 C&D review here.)
3. Michelin Pilot Super Sport (2012 C&D review here.)

I was just gonna default to the Eagle F1's but figured I should look at some updated tests. What do you guys think?
 

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Besides driving in the wet, how else do you use the car? track? Autox?

Does Michelin even make that tire in an appropriate size for the front?

I used RE-11 Bridgestones, great in wet.
 

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Besides driving in the wet, how else do you use the car? track? Autox?

Does Michelin even make that tire in an appropriate size for the front?

I used RE-11 Bridgestones, great in wet.
I don't think I'll be taking the car to the track this season, I'm gonna be slammed with work until mid December. But who knows, if the performance driving school I'm looking at has any days available at that time for the course I want then I may do some on-track training. Otherwise, it's just daily driving with maybe some fun weekend drives when the ground is dry.
 

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