[Biturbos4] Tire Recomendation? and possible tire for sale.
nick at mistry.com
Fri Aug 27 15:58:02 EDT 2004
Just wanted to say thanks to the group for all the suggestions. I
finally decided to go with a set of Mich Pilot Sports P2. I got a
good deal on them from my local costco w/ road hazard / lifetime
rotation / lifetime balance / lifetime repair. Plus all of this is
good at any costco in the US. Not too shabby..
Nicholas Mistry wrote:
> I have finally gotten tired of listening to my Stock Pirelli P6000's
> and am looking for some new shoes for my '01 B5 S4. Right now i am
> having a hard time deciding, because i have no experience w/ any on my
> As with most of the S4 drivers, I use my S4 as my daily driver. My
> driving style is quite spirited. Wet & Dry Performance is extremely
> important, as well as LOW ROAD NOISE. Also, these tires will never
> see a track or snow.
> So, here is my list, all 225/45-17(in order of my preference):
> 1. Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3
> 2. Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
> 3. Michelin Pilot Sport
> 4. Kumho Ecsta MX ( friend's recommendation b/c of $)
> What I would like to know, do any of you have experience w/ any of
> these tires? If so what type of experience have you had in terms of
> performance, wet traction, and road noise? Are there any others
> that people can highly recommend?
> Now for the for sale part. I have one (unfortunately) mounted P6000
> 225/45YR17 with < 1 miles on it. One of my in law's gardeners damaged
> one of my tires and I got a free one out of it. My inlaws had the new
> tire mounted b/c i was traveling when the incident happened. Anyways,
> the tire still has the little spikes on it, and is still in BRAND NEW
> condition. It now sits as my spare.
> When I get the new set of tires, I will most likely sell this tire, or
> keep it for the spare. I am happy to email pictures if you are
> interested. The tire is located in San Antonio, TX (78233). If you
> are interested, please contact me via email.
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