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Old 4/13/18, 04:56 PM   #1  
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Michelin Pilot Sports installed

Unhappy with the Pirellis that came on the GT, I went with the Michelin Pilot Sports to see what would happen.

Tire rack currently has them for $208 each (there is also a Michelin rebate until April 18th):
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Even at 45 degrees, the tires hook up with almost no spin on a relatively hard launch. This is in contrast to the Pirellis that would spin so easily.

I'm sure when the weather warms up here, like to 75 degrees, they will be even more impressive.
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Michelin's > Pirellis ANYDAY!
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Anything over Pirellis for that matter lol. But most definitely Michelin PSS followed by Continental Extreme Contact Sport, Cooper Zeon (RS3-S) and BFG G-Force Sport Comp 2 are my top choices.
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I liked my Pirellis for the first 7000 miles. Then they got hard and not so sticky at all. Plus wet traction was never their strong suite. I would also add Bridgestone Potenza S04 Pole Position to the list of tires way better than Pirelli.
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The Bridgestone Potenza S04 Pole Position is also a good choice as well, Marty
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The Bridgestone Potenza S04 Pole Position is also a good choice as well, Marty
Hey Rocky, sounds like we just names 5 tires all better than Pirelli and that's just off the top of our heads
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Hey Rocky, sounds like we just names 5 tires all better than Pirelli and that's just off the top of our heads
Hey Marty, we both read one another's thoughts once again my friend
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I forgot to mention that I only changed the rears when I first posted. Well, I replaced the fronts today, and the car now handles so much better.

NO MORE TRAMLINING!!!

For the past 3 years I've hated the way my car handles, and complained every time I drove it. I took it out two times today, "just for fun," because it handles so nicely now. I would never have imagined a different brand tire could make such a HUGE difference!

Thanks for all the replies and thoughts on good tire options.
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I forgot to mention that I only changed the rears when I first posted. Well, I replaced the fronts today, and the car now handles so much better.

NO MORE TRAMLINING!!!

For the past 3 years I've hated the way my car handles, and complained every time I drove it. I took it out two times today, "just for fun," because it handles so nicely now. I would never have imagined a different brand tire could make such a HUGE difference!

Thanks for all the replies and thoughts on good tire options.
Good to hear and glad you're loving your ride

Tires make a huge difference. Enjoy the new found performance.

P.S. wait till you drive your car after suspension changes
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