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Dec 14th, 2016 at 8:00am

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Looking at replacing older Good Year Eagle GT II...255 60 R15.
Is there a comparable tire?  I understand that these tires are not produced any longer?
 

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Reply #1 - Dec 14th, 2016 at 9:56am

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BF Goodrich Radial T/A is available in that size...kinda pricey, but it's getting harder & harder to find tires in this size.
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Reply #2 - Dec 14th, 2016 at 11:00am

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Thanks Alan, was just looking at those online.  I've been reading the white letters are hard to keep white...but they sound like great tires.
 
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Reply #3 - Dec 14th, 2016 at 11:50am

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I use break clean and a rag  they are as white as white can be.
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Reply #4 - Dec 14th, 2016 at 11:56am

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Excellent!  Thanks!
 
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Reply #5 - Dec 15th, 2016 at 8:13am

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Hey Alan, I crawled under my car last night to try and find the DOT stamp on the inside of my tire to see how old they really are, and I noticed brake fluid seeping down the inside of my right rear tire. I have had the car since September and this must have just started happening.  Could you point me in the right direction for replacement calipers and advice?
 
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Reply #6 - Dec 15th, 2016 at 9:57am

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You can rebuild your own calipers if you've done stuff like this before...if not Rik's at the top has rebuilt calipers for 79.50 & a $50.00 core charge. Not a bad price & they're SS sleeved.  I would recommend replacing all the calipers & replacing the flexible break lines & bleed the entire system. Check your break lines while your under there too.  I don't know if you plan on doing this yourself, but it's not that hard but there are some things that are different to this model car. Scott is doing a complete break overall now & will be posting pic's & info.  So if you want ot tackle it just ask away & I or someone else can answer just about anything to do with breaks on this car.
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Reply #7 - Dec 15th, 2016 at 10:30am

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Ok Great, looking forward to seeing the pics you post.  When it warms up a bit, I'll jack it up and take a look and decide if I should do the work myself, or not.  Thanks again.
 
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