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Old 02/18/2012, 02:50 PM   #1
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Goodyear Eagle ST Replacements

My car has Goodyear Eagle ST tires with the block style raised white letters on it. Two of the tires are worn out (the PO didn't believe in wheel alignments) and need to be replaced. I know Goodyear stopped making this tire several years ago. My wife really likes the look of the block style raised white letters. Can anyone suggest a replacement tire?

The ST's on her are 225-70-14. Also, can I run 60's on the rear without rubbing? The rear has the factory drum brakes and the GT style rims with red on the hubs if it matters.

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Old 02/18/2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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The only ones I can think of right off hand are:
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
BF Goodrich Radial TA
Cooper Cobras

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSe...70&diameter=14
http://www.amazon.com/Cooper-Cobra-G.../dp/B004QGZO82
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Old 02/20/2012, 09:57 AM   #3
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IMO:
The best tire: Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
The most period-correct-looking modern tire: BF Goodrich Radial TA

Personally, I have the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500s. They stick better on wet pavement (I've had both)...
...opinions will definitely vary

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Old 02/21/2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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Won't ever put a Firestone on any car of mine. Had 721's on a car back in 1979 and the steel belts literally came through the sidewalls!!! Thank God I got the recall notice before the tires blew out doing 65 on the expressway.

My wife liked the looks of the Coopers so I picked up 4 of them yesterday. Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 02/21/2012, 11:48 AM   #5
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If I remember correctly the Coopers are made in the USA, too.
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Old 02/21/2012, 04:50 PM   #6
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I ran the Cooper's for 4 years without any problems. Like the look.
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Old 02/26/2012, 08:03 PM   #7
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IMO:
The best tire: Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
The most period-correct-looking modern tire: BF Goodrich Radial TA

Personally, I have the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500s. They stick better on wet pavement (I've had both)...
...opinions will definitely vary
Firehawks for me!!! Way stickier than BF Goodrich tires!

Rob
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Old 02/28/2012, 12:14 PM   #8
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Got the Coopers on and they look pretty good. Most important the wife is happy with them.
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Old 02/28/2012, 03:47 PM   #9
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...Most important the wife is happy with them.
Good idea... safety first...

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Old 02/29/2012, 08:26 AM   #10
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Good idea... safety first...
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