[Biturbos4] Tire Recomendation? and possible tire for sale.
b5quattro at shaw.ca
Fri Aug 27 21:50:15 EDT 2004
Good choice! Just make sure the Costco people do a good job mounting the tires and not scratch up the rims!
----- Original Message -----
From: Nicholas Mistry <nick at mistry.com>
Date: Friday, August 27, 2004 1:57 pm
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Tire Recomendation? and possible tire for sale.
> 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
> good at any costco in the US. Not too shabby..
> Thanks again.
> Nicholas Mistry wrote:
> > I have finally gotten tired of listening to my Stock Pirelli
> > and am looking for some new shoes for my '01 B5 S4. Right now i
> > having a hard time deciding, because i have no experience w/ any
> on my
> > list.
> > As with most of the S4 drivers, I use my S4 as my daily driver.
> > driving style is quite spirited. Wet & Dry Performance is
> > important, as well as LOW ROAD NOISE. Also, these tires will
> > 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
> > these tires? If so what type of experience have you had in
> terms of
> > performance, wet traction, and road noise? Are there any
> > that people can highly recommend?
> > Now for the for sale part. I have one (unfortunately) mounted
> > 225/45YR17 with < 1 miles on it. One of my in law's gardeners
> > 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.
> > 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.
> > Thanks!
> > -N
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