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Hey, right now I've gto the stock 17" IS300 rims with potenzas, but I was wondering if there are lowprofile all season tires out there that I can swap with my potenzas? Also, are there lowprofile winter/snow tires too?

Secondly, I might be getting a pair of motegi mr7 gunmetals in 18"... Do they make all season tires in lowprofile 18"?

THanks!
 

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taken from the sticky above...

Top 6 Ultra High Performance A/S Tires:

1)Michelin Pilot Sport A/S

Simply the best. Michelin has made a tire with superb performance AND light snow and ice traction. This tire also rides very well.

2)Yokohama AVS DB2

I turn very fast times on this tire and they break off very consistently at the limit. .

3)Bridgestone RE950 (V or W rated)

In the higher speed ratings these tires are very nice. Also with Uni T ATQ II technology these have excellent wet traction throughout the tread life.

4)Pirelli P-Zero Nero M&S

Very nice on the track but these will have marginal snow and ice traction.

5)Conti Extreme Contact

Excellent ride, good performer, and of the tires listed this will have the best snow and ice traction. Its also very reasonably priced.

6) Sumitomo HTR+

Surprisingly competitive with the more well known brands this tire is probably the best tire Sumitomo makes. Rock bottom pricing make this tire attractive to the value shoppers.


Honorable Mention:

Bridgestone Turanza LS-Z

These tires are technically not a performance A/S tire they are a grand touring A/S tire but they are excellent performers and they compete often times with the Michelin A/S because both are available in many Lexus 17 inch wheel option sizes. I thought they were worth mentioning especially for you GS and LS guys that want the best combination of ride and performance.
 

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Hmmm, thanks for the input man, which tire do you suggest would be the best for an all-season tire and which tire would you suggest be the best for a winter tire? Up in Vancouver, BC Canada, we don't get much snow or black ice. But there are a few weeks in a year when it may get ugly and especially in the rain, the BS potenza's don't cut it.

-J
 
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