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John H
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

spiderlane wrote:
John H wrote:
PS4S for sure - the very best tyre available... Thumb

Just note that the only Michelins to be N-Rated are PS2's so, if you need a warranty, that's your only choice - which also rules out Super Sports... Sad


Not quite. Cup 2's are also N rated. I have them on my 997 GTS and they are excellent. Clearly a more track focused tyre and apparently they don't like very cold weather and standing water but my experiences have been very good so far.


Edit - I would have PS4S out of choice outside of warranty. I have them on a couple of other cars and they are really superb.


That's exactly why I ruled them out... bye
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

James M-S wrote:
PS4S: I go 1 or 2 psi higher than what the door sticker says for unladen weight. Depending on ambient temps.


I go the other way, couple of psi lower. Ideally I'll stay just above the alarm point (dash warnings) of the TPMS.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I find the steering feedback a bit mushy if they’re lower.

I drop the kids to school in mine as well, so frequently carrying additional weight.

Wear is even which shows I’m not overinflated.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Update: I decided to go with a new set of Pilot Sport 2. The main reason being; these are what I had already and I think they are fab. I’ve used them in all sorts of conditions and, provided I don’t drive a maniac, fill me with confidence. Had the car come with PS4S, no doubt I’d be retaining those as my tyre of choice.

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