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      07-23-2013, 04:49 PM   #1
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Best Tires for 325i?

I have a 2006 e90 325i and am getting a set of VMR V710's in the 18x8.5 and 18x9.5 staggered size. I still currently have the OEM Dunlop runflats on the sport package 17's.

I was looking into a couple of different tires to wrap around the V710s. Which of these would be best for mostly summer driving? The car is a DD but I'm in school August-May and rarely need my car during that time, so most my mileage is May-August.

I was thinking about Continental DW's, Michelin Pilot Super Sports, and Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sports. I would be getting them in 225/40-18 for the front and 255/35-18 for the rear. A little stretch but not much.

Does anyone have experience with these tires and know which one would be the best all-arounder for my e90 or have a different recommendation. I'm pretty open to other ideas, although I think I want to avoid runflats this time around. I couldn't find a runflat option for a decent price, and I really was trying to stay as close to if not under $1000 installed for the tires.

So... Thoughts?
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Michelin PSS is probably the best performance tire you can buy.
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Of those three, I'd say Michelin Pilot Super Sport. Stellar performance for the money! It's one of the best street tires.
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I think that pretty much sums it up for me then. There's a consensus. The Michelin's it is! They're roughly $250 more for the set than the other two but everywhere I ask they seem to be the overwhelming choice. Thanks to all that helped!
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