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#3430287 - 07/20/14 02:42 PM Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires?
tc1446 Offline


Registered: 12/10/10
Posts: 758
Loc: Lexington, NC
Anyone know anything about this tire? Thinking of it as a possible rear
tire on my Can Am. Currently running Pirelli P4 and previously General Altimax.
Someone on the forum came up with this brand and it look pretty good. Many riders
use the Kumho Esta Ast.

http://www.maxxis.com/catalog/tire-67-102-victra-ma-z4s
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#3430295 - 07/20/14 02:51 PM Re: Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires? [Re: tc1446]
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Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 13031
Loc: Chicago, IL
They're well-known for bicycle and powersports tires. Didn't know they were in the automotive market.
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#3430354 - 07/20/14 04:08 PM Re: Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires? [Re: tc1446]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 11598
Loc: Onondaga County
My donut spare is a Maxxis.
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#3430361 - 07/20/14 04:15 PM Re: Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires? [Re: tc1446]
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Registered: 04/05/05
Posts: 194
Loc: NE Ohio
OEM on Kias. Liked them so much bought a new set from dealer.

I would consider them comparable to Dunlop, Uniroyal, Kelley, ...
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#3430377 - 07/20/14 04:33 PM Re: Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires? [Re: tc1446]
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Registered: 09/10/05
Posts: 3913
Loc: Massachusetts
They are big in the off road world. I prefer Mickey Thompson though.
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#3430382 - 07/20/14 04:45 PM Re: Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires? [Re: tc1446]
spasm3 Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 6738
Loc: North Carolina
They have a reputation as one of the best trailer tires. I just put 4 new ones on my travel trailer.


Edited by spasm3 (07/20/14 04:46 PM)
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#3430749 - 07/20/14 10:22 PM Re: Anyone familiar with Maxxis car tires? [Re: tc1446]
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Registered: 05/06/05
Posts: 2779
Loc: SF Bay Area
They used to be better known as Cheng Shin Rubber of Taiwan. I remember they used to sell a lot of bicycle tires. Back then they weren't high end, but they were reliable and generally good quality.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheng_Shin_Rubber

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