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      08-17-2010, 04:31 PM   #1
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Pilot Sport PS2 N2

Locally where I live the "N2" Pilot Sport PS2 tires are around 10% cheaper than the BMW OEM tire (Pilot Sport PS2 XL). N2 is a Porsche designation but I can't find too much more than that.

The only difference possibly I can see is the the BMW tire has a higher load rating (meaning stronger sidewalls)?

Does anybody else know any other differences? E.g. tread wear?
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      08-17-2010, 07:14 PM   #2
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I too have the "N2" 295/30/19's meant for a Porsche. From what I was told they actually have a bit deeper tread then the BMW tires.
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Locally where I live the "N2" Pilot Sport PS2 tires are around 10% cheaper than the BMW OEM tire (Pilot Sport PS2 XL). N2 is a Porsche designation but I can't find too much more than that.

The only difference possibly I can see is the the BMW tire has a higher load rating (meaning stronger sidewalls)?

Does anybody else know any other differences? E.g. tread wear?
The BMW M3 is a heavier car than the Porsches that take the same sizes. The BMW tires are sized and rated accordingly.

Michelin doesn't publish any documents that explain the differences.
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      08-17-2010, 11:42 PM   #4
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just get it, we're not racing teams, we won't notice the differences even if its marginal.
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