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    Michelin Make the PS4S in both 235 and 245/40/18
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      Originally posted by MexicanBatman View Post
      Michelin Make the PS4S in both 235 and 245/40/18
      Didn't know about the 235s actually, but no 18" are officially sold in Australia Michelin informed me. Edit: thats PS4 S of course.

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        Yes

        I got a size from the Lebs because Michelin donít bring it in

        Try the Lebbo tyre places Ozzy Tempe etc...
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          I had RE003 on my Golf R, they were 19's though, but a great tyre.

          I have PS4S on the C63 and at first thought they weren't great. But then realised, not much is going to cope with the power, and they are much grippier when warm.

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            People speak very highly of the Bridgestone RE003, I had S01 previously and they were good in the beginning but went too hard in the end. The new Bridgestone S007a seem to be getting decent reviews online too but I don't know of anyone who has used them.

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              I had the S007A, great road tyre

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                Thanks Babalouie, some excellent reading there! Do the S007a have soft sidewalls? Softer than the Supersports?

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                  Yeah subjectively they feel softer and less darty than Michelin PSS. But then again on the track they didnít need as much tyre pressure as the PSS
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                    Thanks. I am actually thinking I need stiffer sidewalls as the current PS4 feel very vague and disconnected. Compared to the S01 the PS4 roll a lot and just feel wrong on this car which I think is because it relies a lot on its tyres for decent handling.

                    Having said this the benefit is that the PS4 are very comfortable. They are also quiet and have excellent grip. I think they will suit the Golf GTi I am moving them to quite well.

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                      Gotta say that I can't believe how good the cup2s are. Love to try the new cup2 R if they come here in other than Porsche sizes.
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                        Originally posted by FLI355 View Post
                        Gotta say that I can't believe how good the cup2s are. Love to try the new cup2 R if they come here in other than Porsche sizes.
                        I missed this, PSC2 seem like an awesome tyre but more track focussed, right? Take a while to heat up and noisier than the more road based tyres mentioned above?

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                          I wouldn't really say they're track focused. More of an awesome street tyre that can deliver on track too - it will depend on the car. The only downside to them is the soft sidewall. I'll dig for pics of mine, there's visible roll over from running -2.85 front camber on a 1500kg car. The front inners were gone after 5000km including 6 track days with a conservative -2.5mm toe. Rears are still fine.

                          They're pretty much ready to go after warmup lap, just don't let them drop below 29psi like they warn you about or take it easy if you start cold pressures that low.
                          They were as good as any other road tyre, not too noisy. Decent grip unless it's very cold. Even the wet wasn't as bad as Pilot Sport 2 (non-cup). I got caught once in heavy rain but not going fast enough to aquaplan in suburbia. Drove normally, and everything is fine.

                          Cup2R should have a stiffer sidewall. Probably softer compound since the treadwear is lower too.

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                            GMX,

                            Great info, thank you! I'm definitely looking for something with stiffer sidewalls as my car pushes quite hard on tyres.

                            You've given me a lot to think about though. Probably got a few months until the GTi uses up the remainder of its tread and I have to make a call on it.

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                              Pics of a 245/35/R19 front PSC2.
                              Got about 5000km, inc 5-6 sprints/track days on them.

                              edit: fixed pics.

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                                Ive been out of the loop with this, currently have Hankook RS3s on a skyline and will need a new set soon. 265/35R18.

                                how do these new street tyres (michelin PSC2, Goodyear SS RS etc) compare to the Hankook RS4/ AD08R / direzza ZIII /RE-71R types (leaning towards the ZIII)?

                                I'd like something pretty grippy to deal with 500awkw. no fucks given for wet weather performance.

                                car used to get tracked but life has gotten in the way the last 12 months. would like to get out there though, otherwise its a sunday car only.

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