Planning to look at a used 2002 Taurus SEL wagon tomorrow. Anyone know
what the OEM tires on that car were (16" wheels). It's supposed to
have enough milage that they've probably all been replaced, but good to
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I think Ford has been using 'Continental Touring Contact AS' tires for
a few years, size P215/60R16 94T. Very horrible tires with no bad-
weather grip and no performance (they squealed if you even THOUGHT about
going around a corner!) I had to carefully feather the throttle in the
wet, and the car was dangerous in snow. I replaced them with some
Firestone Affinity LH30's. Dramatic improvement, with little change in
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I doubt they have been replaced... unless it's got over 65,000 on it.
No one, with any sense, runs their tires near-bald anymore... the tread
lasts longer than the carcass.
I have had very good luck with Goodyear Viva touring
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