[Oeva-list] LRR or not?
chris at darkstarpro.com
Thu Jul 2 13:48:17 PDT 2015
I got my Yokohama YK580 tires in October 2013 (at 50k miles) and they're
looking great after 33k more miles. I've had no issues with them
performing in the rain either. I would suggest checking out the
America's Tire website (http://www.americastire.com/) and checking out
their selection of LRR tires.
On 02.07.2015 13:33, Alan Batie wrote:
> It's past time to replace the tires on my Leaf; one recommendation I
> is for the Michelin Energy Saver A/S
> (http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=14072), which while
> apparently efficiency rated, is not Low Rolling Resistance. The guy at
> Les Schwab says LRR tires have a rib around them that blocks the rain
> channels, so they have poor rain performance, which seems like a bad
> idea around here ;-) but with batteries down below 80%... I'm
> if the difference in range would be that significant? He also said
> worn out tires will be the most efficient because they're the
> Thought I would get other's thoughts before I go in and spend
> $600-800... He's recommending the Toyo Z900, which they keep in stock,
> at $159 vs 210 or so for the Michelin, which they don't.
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