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Motteler621 11-09-2009 10:11 PM

which tire is better
I am trying to decide between the ziex s/tz-04 and the general grabber uhp. Which one would you guys buy if they were both exactly the same price? I like the look of the ziex s/tz-04 better though.

general grabber uhp --- link

ziex s/tz-04 -- link

05srt12b 11-10-2009 01:30 AM

Re: which tire is better
the general! i love em. they are going to be my next set of rubbers!!!

crimson 11-10-2009 11:49 AM

Re: which tire is better

Originally Posted by 05srt12b (Post 96564)
the general! i love em. they are going to be my next set of rubbers!!!

At least your using protection. Oh, your talking about tires.

Though not what you asked, I always liked the toyo proxies. I had them on my 02 explorer sport and liked the look and they were quiet. They are directional though, which means rotate front to back - back to front.

Scottina06 11-10-2009 12:40 PM

Re: which tire is better
what kinda prices did ya get on both of them?

Motteler621 11-10-2009 02:15 PM

Re: which tire is better
they are nearly the same price
tirerack has the grabbers at like 105.00
the Falken on one site was like 105.00 and another was 117.00 but that site included free shipping on all orders.

At sears they are like 160 each. I think the grabbers were 5-10 bucks more than falkens at sears; falkens were 155, grabbers 160.

Motteler621 11-10-2009 02:32 PM

Re: which tire is better
also does anyone know how to get free balancing without buying the rims and tires together. I think its like 100.00 bucks to get them all mounted and balanced, which is alot. Im getting the srt8 replicas. thanks

Scottina06 11-10-2009 03:07 PM

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the grabbers are ranked high at the with like an 86 score. So they are ranked good. Dont know about the falkens. Someone here has the falkens.,..maybe hemibeast?

Unless you are getting the tires from the same place as the wheels...youre gonna have to pay for mountying and balancing. I advise roadforce balancing for 20" wheels and tires.

Motteler621 11-10-2009 03:17 PM

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ok thanks for the advise. So just ask whoever I take it to if they can roadforce balance them? and is that usually more expensive

ChrisWk 11-10-2009 04:21 PM

Re: which tire is better
I got the general grabbers on my jeep 275/45/20 great tires Get them.


05srt12b 11-10-2009 05:08 PM

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yeah tire rack will be the cheapest. also look at the new ones that general tires came out with. their pretty tight

Scottina06 11-10-2009 05:38 PM

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not all shop will have a roadforce machine. Any good shop will though. Roadforce balancing in my area is only $10 for each wheel/ its not bad around here.

HEMIBeast 11-10-2009 07:24 PM

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The general grabbers are rated really good along with the Falken Ziex. The biggest difference between the two is the falken ziex is a all season rated tire so it will be better in the snow. The General Grabbers are summer rated tires. They both do great on dry and wet pavement.

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