So...I just bought my second car tire. First was a Pirelli Snow Control RF that Monk was running. I actually really like that one but I couldn't find it again so I ordered the Yoko Envigor ZPS since many seem to run it and are happy. I figured that if I didn't like it, there would be plenty that would be willing to take it off my hands.
It came yesterday and I was totally shocked by how heavy it was compared to the Pirelli. (I think the Pirelli is around 21 pounds and the Yoko is 27 or so...apparently 6 pounds feels like a lot)
So...for the people that run the Yoko RF, do you notice that extra weight when transitioning from side to side? Maybe I won't feel it but I'm worried that I won't like it and am thinking of just offering it up for sale without ever mounting it and ordering something else.
Unfortunately, I have to make a quick decision as I need to put a tire on for a trip where I'm leaving next Friday and I'm on business travel all week next week so I really need to mount it tomorrow and the only tire I have is the Yoko. (or a 704 Stone...but I think I'm sold on the CT at this point and would rather not put it on)
The Pirelli I currently have on still looks pretty good. The trip I'm going on will be about 3500 miles. I've still got 5/32nds of tread in the middle after about 9K miles on it. 2K of the miles on this trip will be highway getting from TX to TN and back so I'm tempted just to leave the Pirelli on but I really don't know how long it will go as I really expected it to be worn out already.
Thoughts? Put the Yoko on and give it a shot or leave the Pirelli on for 3500 more miles?
Do you remember or know what the tread depth is on that Pirelli when new? If I knew that, I could determine how many more miles I should expect out of the 5/32nds remaining and I'd have a pretty good idea if it would be ok for the trip or not.