BuckMkII
Posts: 209
Joined: Sat May 06, 2017 8:04 am
Location: Seattle

Re: Recommended replacement tire

Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:38 pm

That's weird. If I go full power from a stop and turn at the same time, I get a tiny bit of wheel spin, but if straight ahead and dry road, no problem. I got my replacement Ecopias last fall and I don't recall that they were worse at first. However, my memory is TERRIBLE! :D
2013 SV no QC, built July 2013
car grew up in San Jose CA, purchased 5/31/17 in Seattle
on 6/16/17: AHr = 56.4; SOH = 86%; Hx = 84.3; ODO = 39,250
bar 12 lost 8/21/17
on 8/23/18: AHr = 54.6; SOH = 83.5%; Hx = 78.2; ODO = 49,746

gncndad
Posts: 58
Joined: Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:02 pm
Delivery Date: 23 Feb 2016

Re: Recommended replacement tire

Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:53 pm

Sigh...wife rear-ended an F-150...slid under the right rear corner, peeled the Leaf LF fender back to the A pillar. $5,700 damage.
Tire was damaged, so...at 26k miles, replaced all 4 tires with Ecopia 422+, OEM size.
MUCH quieter than the well-worn OEM tires, seem much more compliant, as well. Too early to tell if there will be mileage loss. It'll be hard to tell anyway, as all our driving is <30mph, stop-and-go.
FYI, repair job was superb, new hood, bumper, LF fender, excellent paint match, still zero rattles in the cabin, tracks perfectly straight. Impossible to tell it was repaired, and I've got a very critical eye. ;)

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