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Old 09-05-2002, 12:59 AM
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I installed the Bridgestone RE950's on my '95 wagon and liked them so much I put them on the '91 300E.

I was originally all set to put on the $$$$$Michelins but my local tire dealer begged me to save money and try the RE950's.

Honestly I hesitated because the early versions of the Bridgestones were too soft (read Lexus here) and wore out quickly.

I was given a 30-day free test drive, with one cautionary note: I was told not to judge the tires until they had at least 400 miles on them and they had time to "set". From working at Porsche I knew this to be very true. Ten days later I bought them and another set for the 300E as well.

They are not quite as quiet as some tires, but very good. The additional properties that I like besides their high-performance qualities, SUPER rain pattern, strong side-walls, is that they don't loose their rain qualities with tire wear (at least up to a certain point, obviously).

Hope this helps.

(Buy 'em, you'll love 'em)

'03 E320 Wagon-Sold
'95 E320 Wagon-Went to Ex
'93 190E 2.6-Wrecked
'91 300E-Went to Ex
'65 911 Coupe (#302580)
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