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Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S #4783972 06/11/18 02:36 PM
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From simpletire.com for $96 per tire (shipped) for 235/50r18

What's the worst it can happen? Last as long as the stock continental contiprocontact?


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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: UG_Passat] #4783985 06/11/18 02:57 PM
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Cool! Let us know how you like them once you put some miles on them.

is this for the Tiguan? I was looking at these tires for wife's Q5, but in size 235/55/19, they seem to be available as a runflat only, which I do not want.


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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: UG_Passat] #4784071 06/11/18 04:41 PM
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Looking forward to your Impression.

I have Nokian Entyre's on the GTI and Rotiiva's on the Jeep.

Love the Entyre, but it's wearing pretty quick. I blame that on a soft compound and my driving habits here on the winding roads of the Lehigh Valley.

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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: Quattro Pete] #4784132 06/11/18 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Cool! Let us know how you like them once you put some miles on them.

is this for the Tiguan? I was looking at these tires for wife's Q5, but in size 235/55/19, they seem to be available as a runflat only, which I do not want.


Yes, Tiguan

https://www.nokiantires.com/all-season-tires/nokian-zline-a-s-suv/

They list 235/55r19 but does not specify run flat or not


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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: UG_Passat] #4784187 06/11/18 06:41 PM
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Try Nokian page and see what they offer. If Nokian page says RF it is RF.

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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: UG_Passat] #4784864 06/12/18 12:48 PM
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I, too, am interested in hearing a brief review... I was close to ordering a set for my M45 but I ordered cheaper Milestar MS932 XP with last week's eBay 20% off deal.


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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: 123Saab] #4785022 06/12/18 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted By: 123Saab
Looking forward to your Impression.

I have Nokian Entyre's on the GTI and Rotiiva's on the Jeep.

Love the Entyre, but it's wearing pretty quick. I blame that on a soft compound and my driving habits here on the winding roads of the Lehigh Valley.

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123Saab,
did you experience wheel spin or slips with the Entyres?
How was your rain/wet pavement experience?
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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: UG_Passat] #4785128 06/12/18 06:03 PM
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look at what showed up at my door



Made in Russia (until the Dayton, TN is operational)

3817 for 3 tires and 3917 for 1 tire



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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: krzyss] #4785135 06/12/18 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted By: krzyss
Try Nokian page and see what they offer. If Nokian page says RF it is RF.

Krzys
It's weird that simpletire.com says size 235/55/19 is runflat, but Nokian's website does not.


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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: pandus13] #4785166 06/12/18 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted By: pandus13
Originally Posted By: 123Saab
Looking forward to your Impression.

I have Nokian Entyre's on the GTI and Rotiiva's on the Jeep.

Love the Entyre, but it's wearing pretty quick. I blame that on a soft compound and my driving habits here on the winding roads of the Lehigh Valley.

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123Saab,
did you experience wheel spin or slips with the Entyres?
How was your rain/wet pavement experience?
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They are fine in the wet imho.

The GTI will spin pretty much any tire if motivated enough.


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Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: Quattro Pete] #4785474 06/13/18 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: krzyss
Try Nokian page and see what they offer. If Nokian page says RF it is RF.

Krzys
It's weird that simpletire.com says size 235/55/19 is runflat, but Nokian's website does not.


I would tend to trust the vendor more than reseller/dealer.

Krzys

Re: Just ordered Nokian Z-line A/S [Re: UG_Passat] #4788357 06/16/18 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted By: UG_Passat
look at what showed up at my door



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What are your initial impressions with the Z-line A/S tires as you handle them. Do they look and feel like a durable high quality product? I remember when my Entyre's arrived at my house, I picked them up and inspected them carefully. They looked and felt top-tier. Now, thousands of miles later, coming up for their second rotation, I love them.


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Weekend review [Re: UG_Passat] #4790004 06/18/18 12:40 PM
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Wet: Hasn't rained yet
Snow: Not planning on it. I use winter tires in the winter on my cute-ute

Dry comments:
Seems to grip better even on broken pavement that would normally throw my car off kilter.

Noise: it's a UHPAS tire, noise isn't #1 priority. That being said, on my Android sound meter app, I get 68-70 dB doing 70 mph on the highway. Worn ContiProContacts clock in at 71 dB. Not a bad start for noise.

No rim protector, but the sidewall bulges out enough on 7" wide wheels.

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If I were to make a prediction about winter performance, I would say extremely light snow. Not nearly enough siping that I would be comfortable with, even with AWD.

The 2 solid ribs with minimal siping are for dry handling


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I loved the previous Zline although they were softand wore quickly & were dangerous in snow/ice! (As expected) They rode well, were quiet & handled and stopped well. Only downside short tread life (20-30K) and bad cold weather issues!

I bought a set of Zline AS 245/45x17 for my '08 AUDI A6 Avant and installed them two days before our last snow of this extended winter! While I did drive much in snow I had enough time to determine that they're far better in cold/snow than the previous Zline! Even though they're designed for colder temps they still feel somewhat imbalanced until they warm up. I installed them April 16 & have 5000 miles on them and am extremely pleased with their behavior! One thing that is seldom mentioned is the fact that in 20-25 yrs of using Nokian tires primarily I've found that no matter what performance category Nokians always are superb in the wet! The best anti-hydro planing tire I've ever used.!

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