[Biturbos4] tires

Quincy Chiang b5quattro at shaw.ca
Sun Apr 4 21:44:54 EDT 2004

Hi Bill,

>From my limited research:

Toyo T1S - great all round performance, one of the lightest summer tires out there, however it could get noisy as it wears

Bridgestone S03 - used to be everyone's favourite, still has amazing dry performance, but the sidewall is super stiff, great handling by stiff ride, poeople seemed to have moved away from them.  Also they are one of the heaviest summer tires out there.

Goodyear F1 GSD3 - getting more and more favourable feedback from people and magazines (EVO magazine in UK declared it to be the best last year.)  Great dry and wet performance and retain a reasonable ride, sidewall not overly stiff.  I want to try these out when I buy rims next year.

Michelin PS2 - I had oem Pilot Sport on my ex-A4, loved them.  Very progressive at the limit, confident inspiring.  However they are expensive (what do you expect from Michelin?), but I can only assume the new PS2 is even better then the original.  These are very new, so feedback is limited, but people seems to like them on first impression.



----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Neilsen <wneils at hotmail.com>
Date: Sunday, April 4, 2004 1:18 pm
Subject: [Biturbos4] tires

> Hello,
>  Alright, I can't stand the noise of the Pirelli 6000's any more. 
> I am 
> starting to dread summer when these go back on the car.
>  So whats it going to be:
>                  Toyo T1S
>                  Bridgestone SO3
>                  Goodyear F1 GSD3
>                  Michelin PS2
>          Thanks,  Bill
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