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      12-30-2007, 01:22 PM   #1
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Specs for 19inch wheel options

Hi,
Question to the ppl already taken delivery. Do you know the tire specification for the e92 M3? I am looking for the front and rear tire specs with the 19inch options.

The Michelin site is showing showing something like
225/40ZR19 93Y front
255/35ZR19 96Y Rear

Question to North America guys, r u planning to keep factory tires or is it better to go for tires like TOYO or FALKEN etc>?

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      12-30-2007, 01:25 PM   #2
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would have answered your question and this should be moved to the wheels section...

Tires are 245/35 ZR19 front, 265/35 ZR19 rear. The Michelin site might state the specs of the E46 M3 tires.

Michelin developed a special version of their PSII for the new M3, so I don't know if changing to another mfr makes sense...


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      12-30-2007, 02:33 PM   #3
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r u planning to keep factory tires or is it better to go for tires like TOYO or FALKEN etc>?

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I'm just curious... why would you even consider changing the bespoke Michelin PS2 to a Toyo or Falken?
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I'm just curious... why would you even consider changing the bespoke Michelin PS2 to a Toyo or Falken?
Replacement cost or to have a specialized track or Winter tire is the about the only reason I can see. On the E46 the Michelin PS2s seem to be worth the extra from all I've experienced and read.
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