SL 320 tires?

HeidiA
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Asked by HeidiA Mar 17, 2013 at 10:56 AM about the 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL320

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What are the recommended tires for a 1997 Mercedes 320 SL?

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DavidH25
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225/55ZR16

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DavidH25
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The "Z" means it's a 150mph rated tire

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HeidiA
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Thank you. What brand for mostly easy driving? Rarely speed higher than 80 on highway. Want smooth ride and good traction when wet.

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DavidH25
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Michelin, Goodyear, the recognized names. Stay away from Yokomoyamato (not really a name) but for the very best get Goodyear Eagle , directional, yeah, 300 bucks a pop but you asked for best

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HeidiA
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Thank you.

Blake Patton
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U didnt specify rim size... Assuming 16", the earlier answer is correct . If you have 17" wheels, 245/45R17...

DavidH25
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Could be Blake. Where I got that was Edmund's listing as standard on all '97 SL class. But that's not gospel..may be diff on Heidi's

HeidiA
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Yes. 16's. Looking at the Michelin Pilot Sport A S. Any thoughts about that choice? Thanks.

DavidH25
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High performance, very high quality, don't get much, if any better...$300 a pop, 45,000 mile pro~rated warranty, speed rating W, not as high as Z but will hold up at a faster speed than you will ever want to go

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