[This followup was posted to alt.autos.ford and a copy was sent to the
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
If there is a no_junk in my address, please REMOVE it before replying!
All junk mail senders will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the
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
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!
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