Ivo Gievski

A 28 year old car guy that used to work in a car repair shop. I used to talk about tires because I had to, now I talk about them because I want to.

Yokohama Avid Ascend Review: A solid touring tire with low-rolling-resistance

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Pros: Very quiet Very good dry and wet traction Excellent durability Long tread life warranty Cons: A bit less comfortable than other premium touring tires Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Yokohama Avid Ascend review. Reduced CO2 emissions are the craze right now – almost every car manufacturer spends …

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Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S Review: Another great tire in the Yokohama range

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Pros: Precise and responsive handling Excellent traction in wet and dry conditions Durable for a high-performance tire Quiet for a high-performance tire Cons: A bit less comfortable over bumps Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S review. In recent years, tire manufacturers started producing high-performance tires …

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Kumho Ecsta PS31 Review: Solid budget high-performance offering

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Pros: Comparatively long tread life Comfortable as far as high-performance summer tires can be Lower price than premium competitors Cons: Premium competitors offer even more grip and responsive handling in the corners A lot of noise at lower and higher speeds Check Price at TireRack.com at TireBuyer.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Kumho Ecsta …

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Kumho Ecsta PA31 Review: Fine budget high-performance tires

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Pros: Better handling response than touring tires Excellent wet traction Very low price Cons: Worse handling when compared to premium high-performance offerings Shorter tread life than anticipated Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at TireBuyer.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Kumho Ecsta PA31 review. When choosing the next set of tires for your car, …

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Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum Review: An excellent grand-touring tire

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Pros: Very good dry and wet traction Supremely quiet and comfortable Long lasting tread life Competitively priced Cons: Below-par snow performance Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum review. By now, Kumho has a competitor in almost every tire category, even in the ultra-high-performance sector. Their …

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Kumho Ecsta AST Tire Review: Budget offering for sports car enthusiasts

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Pros: Very good steering response and precise handling Long tread life for the price Cheaper than premium competitors Cons: Loud on the highway A bit worse performance in wet conditions Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Kumho Ecsta AST review. Maintaining a sports car is a pretty expensive …

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Kumho Ecsta 4X II KU22 Review: Surprisingly Quiet High-Performance Tire

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Previous Next Pros: Better handling performance than grand-touring tires Quiet and comfortable for a high-performance tire Low price Cons: Worse handling properties than premium ultra-high-performance tires in dry conditions Worse wet traction than competing premium tires Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at TireBuyer.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Kumho Ecsta 4X II …

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Kumho Crugen HT51 Tire Review: An excellent budget highway tire

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Previous Next Pros: Very quiet and comfortable ride Straight-line stability Durable tread compound Good traction in light snow Cons: Handling in tight corners Check Price at TireRack.com at TireBuyer.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Kumho Crugen HT51 review. It’s not often that budget tire manufacturers unsettle the premium ones with their products. With …

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Hankook Ventus V12 EVO2 K120 Tire Review: Cheap, but way behind the premium high-performance tires

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Previous Next Pros: Improved handling performance in dry and wet pavement Long tread life Comfortable and quiet for a high-performance tire Low price Cons: Lags behind premium rivals in precision, grip, and responsiveness Stiffness is still a concern on the track Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Hankook …

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Hankook Kinergy GT H436 Tire Review: Supremely Quiet and Comfortable

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Previous Next Pros: Very quiet and comfortable Long tread life Very good wet traction Fair price Cons: Below-par snow traction Handling is not as precise as premium grand-touring tires Check Price at TireRack.com at DiscountTire.com at TireBuyer.com at Amazon.com Hello and welcome to my Hankook Kinergy GT H436 review. Most vehicle owners today want a …

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