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  1. Parts For Sale
    Kumho studded Snow tires & rims (set of 4)VW/Audi. Basically brand new set. Used for no more than 50 miles, tons of tread left. Tires are Kumho studded 195/65/15 on steel wheel rims (5x112). I used these for 2 snow storms(barely qualified as storms) in the area. Used on my 2004 VW Passat but...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    While im waiting for them to arrive at my door so i can throw this beautiful combination on my car I wanted to know what everybody thought about it... So they will be going on a 2003 Passat W8 pacific blue in color, 15% tint 8k HID lowbeams and 8k fogs. The rims are black and chrome mix.
  3. Parts For Sale
    Just picked up some wheels today and these came with them. Drove home with them and am rubbing too much to keep them. Just too big for my current ride height. I raised my car and my fenders are rolled, so don't worry about any rubbing issues. Plus, if the weather stays this cold my dedicated...
  4. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Has anyone used these? Any experience? I've been using Kumho Ecsta ASX 225/40/18 for the last two years. I have gone through two sets in that time, so I'm changing tires once per year. That's 20,000 - 22,000 miles I'm getting out of them. I'm lowered 2" so that is not working in my favor. I'm...
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Sorry if this is a noobish question or a re-post. I don't know much about tires except how to install and balance them. The only tires that I have dealt with are Continental ContiProContact but they were a much wider thinner tire. Basically, I'm in the market for a set of 195/65/R15 tires...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tires dilema ... Michelin Energy MXV4 S8 or Kumho Ecsta ASX Hi, I mentioned before I am moving to Germany and did the few required mods for my B5(V6) so now I noticed that that my tires are rated "H" (up to 130mph) and 3 are not E-coded/complaint 1 is Michelin Energy MXV4 S8 (E-rated 1000...
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Placed an order with Tire Rack for 4x Solus KR21, stock size 195/65/15. Received a message from Larry saying this is a lower speed rating for this vehicle (KR 21 is rated 89T). What would be the consequence if I go ahead? My priority is good noise and ride comfort and combined with reasonable...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi. Is anyone running Kumho Ecsta ASX on their B6 Passat? I bought a set from Tire Rack, but was told by two different installers that the tires had the wrong Load Index.
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