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Anybody running 13" Michelin Defenders?

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Here is my 2002 w/ 5" width wheels and 175/70/13s - it wasn't off my much but they "looked" a little small. Not sure what it would like like with 4.5s See sizing chart attached:



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XDX's: great tires!

Summit Racing's listing, however, perpetuates the myth that Coker Tire produces these tires. They do not. Coker is the sole authorized U.S. distributor for such tires (which is, no doubt, why Summit Racing must call them "Coker Michelins")..

Michelin's "Michelin Passion" division produces all of the Michelin "replica" tires, using their original tire molds but with modern rubber compounds.

For anyone seriously interested in Michelin Passion tires, such as these XDX's or -- my favorite for '02s -- the 165HR13 XAS, Longstone Tyres out of the U.K. offers appreciably better prices, partly, but not entirely, because Longstone offers free shipping to the U.S. Even with currency translation, you can get a set of 5 Michelins from Longstone for the price of 4 tires from Coker.


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