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Old 13th October 2011, 15:41   #11
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I get the impression you want to only replace the rears? Do not do anything besides what's on the front. If you replace the rear with a different brand, then get all 4 done. It will end badly if you mix and match on a performance car
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Have you looked at the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11. I have read very good things and I am getting them on my M5 as soon as they arrive from the factory. According to tire rack they come in the stock tire sizes for the car and are a bit less than some other options. It may be worth looking into, if you track the car at all they are excellent for that and have a superior dry grip rating to most others in the catergory.
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Old 13th October 2011, 22:19   #13
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THanks to everyone's responses, hum! seems like a wide mixture of preferences, but the Hankooks are popular...

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M6 CABRIO,

I have Mich PS2 in front also, just wanted a feel on other brands and $ compared with the PS2s so I can decide if staying with them or make the change. Replacing the rears will set me back a bit more than $1K, if I go in a different route, I might be able to replace all 4...
Completely agree on the importance of matching tires on performance vehicles

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BTW, I had Hankook V12's before and they are awesome tires. I thought they were better than the Michelin's and they are 50% cheaper!
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Had Hankooks V12 before what I have now and they are great tires for the price.
I have been considering these as well for the price. I have used PS and Contis on my 911 in the past and had no issues but I get tired of paying so much for a tire on a car I just use to cruise around in.
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I have not ran the PS2, so I cannot compare the two. I have about 5K miles on my Conti extreme contact DW and have been very happy with them. Some have noted a flat spotting issue while leaving the car parked over night, I have not had that issue at all. Great grip, very low noise, and good ride. I do not track my car, only sprited driving on occasion. I believe the PS2 has a marginally better turn in feel when driving hard into corners.

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I have been considering these as well for the price. I have used PS and Contis on my 911 in the past and had no issues but I get tired of paying so much for a tire on a car I just use to cruise around in.
I have PS2 on my other car now and one thing I can say about them is that they have lasted me 2 years , I am just now changing them and I do 25k miles a year on this car.
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I have PS2 on my other car now and one thing I can say about them is that they have lasted me 2 years , I am just now changing them and I do 25k miles a year on this car.

This has to be a world record! I think most are getting in the 20K area....
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I can't explain it, I just calculated this last night and was astounded by the numbers.....I must drive like a grandma
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