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      03-13-2017, 05:52 PM   #287
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yeah but i dont want to be in the 200 treadwear range, otherwise yeah R888 but lil wide for a good squared setup maybe
Why do you want 19's??

For a car like ours 17 inch rims are the best for tracking/handling purposes. I recommend the arc-8's. They are extremely light and durable. You can't get the pilot 4's yet but you can still get a great tire in the 17" range.
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Why do you want 19's??

For a car like ours 17 inch rims are the best for tracking/handling purposes. I recommend the arc-8's. They are extremely light and durable. You can't get the pilot 4's yet but you can still get a great tire in the 17" range.
no tracking, and im not partial to cast rims, plus thats a very lil tire im trying to fill the wheel up not empty it lol
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P4S just crushed the PZ4 and new ExtremeContactSport in TireRack test. They mentioned the PSS a couple times, but did not directly compare the two.
New tire looks like a nice option to be sure.
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P4S just crushed the PZ4 and new ExtremeContactSport in TireRack test. They mentioned the PSS a couple times, but did not directly compare the two.
New tire looks like a nice option to be sure.
I'm not sure I fully buy this test. I suspect both the Conti and Michelin are very similar. I wished they used an M3/4. I find Michelin great when brand new; yet, deteriorate in performance with more miles. Not so much with the Conti ECS. They did state the Conti has the higher ultimate grip. Plus, I think the Conti holds up better through more heat cycles.

Here's my review of the Conti:

http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1402667
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Just informed that 255/35-18 PSS has been Discontinued. Recommending S4S.
I got PSS for the front in Feb. Luckily they can still source rears for me, but may not be able to for you.
Hoping the S4S is as good as they say for next time!
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BMW still shipping cars with MPSS as OE.

My 19 440i with THP came on them when I took delivery at the end of April.
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      06-20-2018, 07:48 AM   #293
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Ugh, what are the ate codes on those MPSS?
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