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Old 01-07-2007, 09:20 AM
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Review: Kumho 795 on W123

about 3 weeks ago, the danger of slipping around wet roads and dry interstate exchanges at not unsafe speeds got the better of me and i replaced the crappy general ameristars that came from the PO with some kumho 795 touring radials (195/70/14). i know three weeks isn't enough to tell about wear and such, but i was so excited i had to post a review. first, the ride is perfect. almost dead straight, not loud, comfortable. 3 of the tires took less than half an ounce to balance. the 4th took about 1.25.

i have driven in all conditions except snow and ice. they grip the rain very well considering what i had, but i do not push a car in the rain. dry roads have now become my playtoy. i can't even get them to squeal!

these tires are a joy to drive and if you are considering the kumho, just do it. tire rack has them for 38 bucks a tire. you can get them drop shipped for a decent price (30 bucks total for me).
1982 MB 300D-T
Veg Power Two tank conversion
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Old 01-08-2007, 03:58 PM
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I had them on my W123 as well, I loved the ride and the treadwear.

I use Kumho KH11 on the 300SDL
91 350SD
15 F250 6.7L
97 FZJ80 LX450
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Old 01-08-2007, 04:02 PM
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I have installed the 795's on three different vehicles and absolutely love them....quite the product for a VERY LOW price!!!!
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:45 AM
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And they come with a whitewall too, makes me want to make them my choice for new tires, thanks for the recommendations.
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