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Thought you guys could help me out on this1.Passed by a m6 (latest edition) this weekend,noticed that it had Toyo tyres at the rear (unidirectional "v" shaped tread pattern), and conti sport contact3's (assymetrical) up front.Thats 2 different brands with 2 different tread patterns,i was thinking that this combo on a high performance vehicle could be disaster at high speed.Am i missing something here or is there some benefit to such a setup?thanks in advance.
 

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Don't really now but I have got PS2's on the rear and PZERO's on the front no real problems except the PZERO's are very soft and weak.
 

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It's always best to keep the same brand and model on each corner. It can make a lot of difference, especially in emergency situations when you need them the most.
 

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i run pilot sport 2 235 /40 /18 up front and pilot sport 1 275 /35 /18 on the rear,just because i got them cheap really,as long as the tyre is y rated its good for an m6 bmw.
 

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I have standard wheels, i am running Pirelli pzero's on the front and Goodyear Eagle F1's on the rears and i think it is quite a good combo because the Pzero's are a soft tyre they grip well up front and the F1's have a harder compound where the rear wheels are working harder so withstand the heat better!
 

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hey good idea,i may go for that setup myself next time,i hear that the toyo proxy are similar in the way of soft compound ideal for up front also.
 
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