Tyre choice

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Tyre choice

Post by Myth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:06 pm

Hi everyone just gonna refurbish my wheels as iam due a tyre change my question is what tyre to put on I had avons on my BMW they seemed OK. The car has pilot 4s on at moment any advise is welcome. Thanks

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by andyg72 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:14 pm

PS4’s are as good as it gets I’d say go again


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Re: Tyre choice

Post by marc1 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:15 pm

Stick with the Pilot 4 S tyres.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by FrazerD » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:15 pm

Why not replace them with the same?

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by Myth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:29 pm

Tkz pilot 4s it is 👍

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by jordanbutters » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:35 pm

Don’t confuse PS4 with PS4S - the latter are successors to the PSS and are far superior tyres.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by vailpilgrim » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:00 pm

Pilot Sport 4 are pretty good, I’m happy with them.

Or you could try Vredestein. Seems like an underrated brand.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by jordanbutters » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:05 pm

vailpilgrim wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Pilot Sport 4 are pretty good, I’m happy with them.

Or you could try Vredestein. Seems like an underrated brand.
They’re OK - not a budget choice by any stretch, and definitely better than Vredesteins - but they’re not really comparable to the PS4S.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by 12th » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:57 am

Quite a good piece on the differences between three Michelins, PS4, PS4S and a more track-orientated tyre. I went for the PS4S and am happy with them, but haven't tried the other two.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMv64liOqIE&t=76s
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Re: Tyre choice

Post by Liamrs4 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:32 pm

I have Pirelli p zeros all round on mine and am more than happy with them.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by iduff » Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:22 pm

Discussion over on Audizine about a Firestone option:
https://www.audizine.com/forum/showthre ... k-Indy-500

No opinion myself, but interesting commentary.

I'll likely be going PS4S in the spring, when it's time to replace my current PSS, with which I've been quite happy.
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Re: Tyre choice

Post by marc1 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:03 pm

Liamrs4 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:32 pm
I have Pirelli p zeros all round on mine and am more than happy with them.
If you’re happy with the P Zero’s and end up getting the MP4S or MPSS you’ll be amazed at the difference. Night and day.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by Dinosroume » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:06 pm

Myth wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:06 pm
Hi everyone just gonna refurbish my wheels as iam due a tyre change my question is what tyre to put on I had avons on my BMW they seemed OK. The car has pilot 4s on at moment any advise is welcome. Thanks

Hi I suggest you to go with Michelin PSS. I am a tire Shop owner, I own a B7 RS4 saloon and have tried some different tires in my car.
PSS is a High performance street Tire and handles great in wet conditions. Another option is Michelin Cup 2, the best Tyre you can use in my opinion but dangerous in wet Roads.
I own the Rs4 for almost a year now, when I replaced the old Michelin’s PSS with a new pair, i took the car on a country road for a test,the car was 100% better on handling and reduced understeer on tight corners.

Try to stay away from other tire brands !
I currently use Michelin PSS.

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by Myth » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:02 pm

Went with the Michelin PS4s very happy with the choice thank you all for input to my question

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Re: Tyre choice

Post by 12th » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:33 am

They will take a few miles to be at their absolute best - I'm low mileage myself and they improved further over the first couple of months - particularly in terms of front end bite.
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