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i have the rc350 f sport with summer tires, real wheel steering ,etc,,,,all the goodies ...anyhow ,i do not need the summer tires for the speeds cruise at 65 to 80 90 max )that we drive in the usa and i do not take this one to the track.so i would like to get the all weather tires ......has anyone done this ?

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If you live in one of the northern states then you might want to consider keeping them and getting a set for winter. Where about are you from?
 

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i am in florida and trvel by car to vt and conn. . but in winter i use another car up there and from january until may i am in florida . .....i was thinking of getting rid of the summer tires and going all weather and want to know the pros and cons of fitting all weather on the rc f sport with rear wheel drive .
in one month i am going north to maine ,vt and ct and will see what gives with the summer tires . i think that they are noisy .....
 

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summer tires are usually more grippy and better for spirited driving, even good for track days, so it really comes down to how you drive, but for the average person, making the move from summer to all season tires won't make much of a difference.
 

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soarer ,i am aware of this . my question is if anyone knows if the rear wheel drive/suspension set up on this car will be detriiment to all year tires ...will i get woobliness (invented the word just know,i think ). i know i will loose some of the immediate steering reaction,but how much ???
lexus dealer does not know .........
and like i said i will not take this heavy car to the track.
 

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I have not seen anyone from two different Lexus forums I'm on switch from Summer to All Season as of yet. That being said since you spend 6 months in NE where it rains a lot you might be better off with a tire that has better performance in the rain, but also performs when you make the drive from FL to NE. As far as "woobliness" that is a function of the tire balancing if that is what you mean. A good source for information on tires is Tire Rack. A stiffer sidewall will help with the softer feeling, but you give up some comfort, and it will be noisier.
 

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I have not seen anyone from two different Lexus forums I'm on switch from Summer to All Season as of yet. That being said since you spend 6 months in NE where it rains a lot you might be better off with a tire that has better performance in the rain, but also performs when you make the drive from FL to NE. As far as "woobliness" that is a function of the tire balancing if that is what you mean. A good source for information on tires is Tire Rack. A stiffer sidewall will help with the softer feeling, but you give up some comfort, and it will be noisier.
^ What he said. Along with factoring in how fast you want to drive and getting a tire with a speed rating that goes with how heavy your foot is, although the most popular tires are good for the average person.
 
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