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      02-22-2013, 12:39 AM   #1
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Anyone use Yokohama S. Drive Tires?

Hey everyone,
I am tire shopping and Yokohama S. Drive tires have caught my eye. I wonder if anyone has any experience with the longevity of the tires and what their opinion is of them for daily driving. I am sure that they are great tires but still.

I picked up a set of VMR 718 Rims and I am trying to see if these tires will work.

Front - 19x8.5 et 35 with 235/35/19
Rear - 19x9.5 et 33 with 265/30/19 or 255/30r19 if there is a rubbing issue hopefully someone has input. If not then I will do the 255 to be on the safe side.

TireRack.com had a good review of the tires using a bmw with 17's. I also just noticed Michelin Pilot Super Sport. Thoughts on these?

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IMO, PSS over S.Drive
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S.Drives are pretty solid tires, however if you're debating between Michelin Pilot Super Sports vs. S.Drives, go with the Michelins.
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I agree with both of you. I am going with the PSS. Thanks guys.
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S.Drives are pretty solid tires, however if you're debating between Michelin Pilot Super Sports vs. S.Drives, go with the Michelins.
I was secretly hoping you were replying. haha. Based on your experience, would you suggest a 265 rear or 255. The tire shop suggested 255, because they stick out a little bit. I don't wanna roll le fenders.
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I'd probably recommend the 255 option if you're not really looking to roll the fenders or anything.

As a side note, I'm probably going to go with S.Drives for my next tires to try. Right now I'm on FK452s and they're alright. Hoping the S.Drives are better.
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Done and done. Thanks!
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You are welcome! Maybe once I get the Yokohamas I can update you with my impressions haha.
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The yokohamas are pretty good, I fle tlike I got better tread life out of the yokos over the PSS. I had both on my e46, Maybe a little better grip with the PSS but the price on the yokos were much better at the time and like I said better tread life.
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I've heard from other employees here that the S.Drives last a good amount of time for a summer performance tire. Looking forward to giving them a shot!
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