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Old 04-06-2018, 12:27 PM   #21
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Neither of those tires come in stock 996 turbo wheel sizes
I think that the Turbo wants more grip. Also, cold traction isn’t really a factor in SD.
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Old 04-06-2018, 12:53 PM   #22
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On my 4th set of conti Etx DW”s. No help here but I do love them.
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Old 04-06-2018, 01:47 PM   #23
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I liked the DW's on a 335xi, but they are a gentler tire and don't really compete with the PSS for feel and grip. Soft sidewalls, in my experience as in some Conti tires. They are decent in the wet.
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Old 04-06-2018, 01:49 PM   #24
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It's not just the dates. Even with 6/32nds depth, my PS2's turned to hard plastic only 3 years from production (2 years on the car) in 16k miles of street driving.
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Old 04-06-2018, 03:15 PM   #25
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They should have a date code on them. Four digits - first two are the week, second two are the year, so 0208 would be from January 2008 for example.
I haven't seen the M3 in like 3 months - guess I should head over this weekend to check it out and will look at the tires while I'm there.
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Old 04-06-2018, 04:27 PM   #26
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Maybe you can put it on bat and get 36k. =P
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Old 04-06-2018, 05:41 PM   #27
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I can't see why you'd get the PSS instead of the PS4S.

The only question is whether you decide less grip is more fun. I'm actually really enjoying the PS A/S3+ on my E36, which has just the right amount of grip.
Ditto. Replaced the PSS on my 2 with the A/S 3+ and quite prefer them.
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Old 04-06-2018, 05:42 PM   #28
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Maybe you can put it on bat and get 36k. =P
Lol, no. I do plan to have it repainted sometime in the next few years.
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Old 04-07-2018, 12:12 AM   #29
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The only question is whether you decide less grip is more fun. I'm actually really enjoying the PS A/S3+ on my E36, which has just the right amount of grip.
I'm tempted to do this next time I need tires on the e46.
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:53 AM   #30
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Damn! How old are those tires?!
Rear: 4707
Front: 1809

New tires go on today, and then we can discuss it again in another 10 years.
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