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Seems to be a good price, gets good reviews, but the biggest complaint is noise and in a convertible this is kind of a big deal (especially to an acoustic engineer) so anyone know how noisy are these?

https://www.discounttire.com/buy-tires
 

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Seems to be a good price, gets good reviews, but the biggest complaint is noise and in a convertible this is kind of a big deal (especially to an acoustic engineer) so anyone know how noisy are these?

https://www.discounttire.com/buy-tires
Thank you for thinking of us, davhamm!

I've driven this tire on a Q-50 (hard top of course) and had no complaints with regard to road noise. That being said, road noise is somewhat subjective but what I can also tell you is that the Signature V scored 4 out of 5 in road noise through independent 3rd party testing we had done (3 being typical/average and 5 being the best).
 

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The link didn't work for me either, but it was basically showing that the Vogues come in 2 flavors from the site that you linked: ones like your link, and one that is best suited and seen (at least around my parts, in my lifetime, and in my Dad's reality) on Cadillacs. I do not have either tire, but I thought about them.

https://www.discounttire.com/fitmentresult/tires?q=%3Arelevance%3Abrands%3Abrand-VOG&text=#

I've had Rikens (I think it was the Raptor) a car I had. I liked them in all weather except shallow snow. In the heat, the rain, and in deep snow they surprised me. The only time I got a surprise was on a cloverleaf trying to enter I-70 with less than an inch of snow, but it might've been my fault. I would buy them before the Vogues, as I've had experience with the Riken tires.
 

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Go with the tires GM puts on the Sky's when they roll off the lot.

At high speeds the Sky is very sensitive to pot holes.

Also - the Goodyear tires look great.

Cheap tires can be uncomfortable and brittle - but hard on your shocks.

If you're on a budget go with:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Goodyear-Eagle-RS-A-P245-45R18-96V-VSB-High-Performance-tire/5172553

And if you want the smoothest ride go with:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Goodyear-Eagle-LS-2-245-45R18-100H-BLT-Grand-Touring-tire/43084477

I don't recommend run-flat tires - they wear out too quickly.
 

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Go with the tires GM puts on the Sky's when they roll off the lot.
At high speeds the Sky is very sensitive to pot holes.
Also - the Goodyear tires look great.
Cheap tires can be uncomfortable and brittle - but hard on your shocks.
If you're on a budget go with:
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Goodyear-Eagle-RS-A-P245-45R18-96V-VSB-High-Performance-tire/5172553
And if you want the smoothest ride go with:
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Goodyear-Eagle-LS-2-245-45R18-100H-BLT-Grand-Touring-tire/43084477
$1100 for a set of 4 tires.....PPPPFFFFF.
 

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I purchased the Raptors last spring and drove my sky all summer and fall and very happy with them.
They are quiet and bite on dry pavement. I do not drive my car in the winter.
Manufacturer states not to drive them in winter.
 

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I purchased the Raptors last spring and drove my sky all summer and fall and very happy with them.
They are quiet and bite on dry pavement. I do not drive my car in the winter.
Manufacturer states not to drive them in winter.
Most extreme summer tires are like that. RE-71Rs are the same way. However, I believe it's for certain temps. Even in winter we rarely get down into the 40s unless it's late at night. Usually in the 50s to 60s. Hell, yesterday it was 100 here. The RE-71Rs do not perform well in the 50s. They like hotter weather. I'm sure the Raptors are the same way.
 
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