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      05-18-2013, 12:05 PM   #23
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I have the Continental Contisportcontact 5Ps and they are an amazing tire. I feel right up there with the PSS. I have them in the MO (Mercedes OEM) version. I have been on the PSS and I feel these are just as good as the PSS. They also have them in the GTS sizes.

To the OP, with a ET20 on a 19X9.5 wheel you need to get the shortest 255/35/19 tire out there. You go over 26" and it could rub as its not an issue of width but height and your aggressive offset.

To be honest I would run a 275/30/19 and 295/30/19 on your wheels with your offset. Those are available in the PSS.

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      05-18-2013, 12:07 PM   #24
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I like the P-Zero. When they first came out, competing with the PS2, Goodyear GSD3 etc, they were a very strong contender. The biggest complaint on them has been treadwear, even for a Max Performance tire they seem to wear a bit faster than average, but grip and steering response are strong.

They did well on our initial test of them:
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tests/...&affiliate=AW8

Even in later tests, where they were eclipsed by newer tires, they generally posted good lap times. Demerits were usually on the quiet/comfort side, and they're not quite as strong in the wet as in the dry.

The Advan Sport are at their best in the wet, not as impressive in the dry. I have a set on my old 7 series and they work well in that role, but I'd like to have something with a bit crisper dry handling on an M3.
Love the PZeros...but as you say fast tire wear and they get noisy as hell when under 50% treadlife.

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      05-18-2013, 03:30 PM   #25
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PZero is a solid street tire, worthy.
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      05-18-2013, 04:51 PM   #26
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PZero is a solid street tire, worthy.
I personally have these on my Fi's. badass and very consistent.
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      05-19-2013, 02:50 PM   #27
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Your larger rim size actually begs for 265/295 which is easily found and more appropriate.
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      05-19-2013, 02:52 PM   #28
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I think they run an R compound of Cups or Corsas. I believe the latter as I recall.

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What are the exact tires sizes, brand, and model on the GTS, and are they still available?
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      05-20-2013, 04:20 PM   #29
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I think they run an R compound of Cups or Corsas. I believe the latter as I recall.
They are Corsas. Specs: 255/35ZR19 96Y front and 285/30ZR19 98Y rear
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      05-22-2013, 04:17 AM   #30
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Your rear is to narrow, especially with your new vt2
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Whaever tire size you choose, you want to stay within 30mm F/R track. Example, if you decide to get a Yoko AD08 295 rear and 255 front make sure you add a 10mm spacer @ the front.

265/295 are most popular. Go Advans AD08 if you're tracking.
i'm sorry, but I have no idea what you mean... my M3 doesnt have a SC and i never would put a SC on it. (cause it's not legal here)

295 are too much in the rear, dont wanna the risk of rub.
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i'm sorry, but I have no idea what you mean... my M3 doesnt have a SC and i never would put a SC on it. (cause it's not legal here)

295 are too much in the rear, dont wanna the risk of rub.
I agree with you that the 295 are too wide. I went 285 for the same reason. Thought you had a sc.
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I thought I would be ok with 255/35/19's up front and 275/35/19 in the rear. The front tires rub the inside of the liner from half turn. The plastic liner wore out to the point it's now cut in one area.

Wheels are volk te 37's
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10.5 rear et +22

Wondering if spacers would help ?
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I thought I would be ok with 255/35/19's up front and 275/35/19 in the rear. The front tires rub the inside of the liner from half turn. The plastic liner wore out to the point it's now cut in one area.

Wheels are volk te 37's
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10.5 rear et +22

Wondering if spacers would help ?
Yes. Use a 5mm spacer to get the clearance you need but not to much so the outside stays clear of any problems.
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      05-22-2013, 04:39 PM   #34
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Let's not forget that GTS tire sizes are made to fit on the GTS/ZCP wheels. You will have no issue fitting 255/35/19 front and 285/30/19 rear on ZCP wheels with no spacers. If you start to add spacers and/or play with offsets to get a more aggressive look, you may run into rubbing problems.
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nevermind... should have read more of the thread before replying.
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      05-26-2013, 11:36 PM   #36
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just ordered some Avant ZCP style wheels in 19x9 et 18 front and 19x10 et 25 rear. I am putting them on my 2011 M3 (Stock EDC suspension) and will be running PSS. Would yall recommend sticking with 30 or 35 profiles? I wanted to run 255 35 front and 285 30 rear like the GTS without rubbing. Any help would be greatly appreciated
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just ordered some Avant ZCP style wheels in 19x9 et 18 front and 19x10 et 25 rear. I am putting them on my 2011 M3 (Stock EDC suspension) and will be running PSS. Would yall recommend sticking with 30 or 35 profiles? I wanted to run 255 35 front and 285 30 rear like the GTS without rubbing. Any help would be greatly appreciated
the Michelin PSS are NOT available in 285/30/19. that's my problem.
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      05-27-2013, 10:06 AM   #38
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PSS come in 285/35/19. Would that work for the rear?
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      05-28-2013, 03:58 AM   #39
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anybody have experience with the Dunlop Sport Maxx Race??
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      05-29-2013, 12:02 AM   #40
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They are from what I see on tire rack and discount tire etc?!
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      05-29-2013, 02:37 PM   #41
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Idk why people dont realize that the PSS comes in a 285 30 19 now??
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      05-29-2013, 02:38 PM   #42
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From where? Tire rack does not list them for that size:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSe...30&diameter=19
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      07-14-2013, 01:31 PM   #43
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Anyone run PSS in 285/35/19 rear? I think I read somewhere there is rubbing. I drive very hard and can't deal with any rubbing.... Thanks!
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I DD my ZCP M3 and I run 255/35/19 in the front and 285/35/19 in the rear and I recently got the Bridgestone S04 pole positions. I am having issues with them rubbing in the rear, . I had PS2's with the same size previously and had no issues with rubbing at all. I guess the Bridgestone's have really wide sidewalls or something? Kind of annoying, not sure what I am going to do to fix this problem.
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