BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Wheels + Tires Sponsored by The Tire Rack
  TireRack

KEEP M3POST ALIVE BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER LINK!
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-08-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
freeman727
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Binghamton, NY

Posts: 210
iTrader: (0)

PSS going on today!

So excited about mounting Michelin PSS today! Last straw was the Conti's wouldn't pass annual inspection, plus it was slipping and sliding. I decided to go stock on my 220's (245/265). I'll let you guys know how it goes.
freeman727 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 11:23 AM   #2
freeman727
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Binghamton, NY

Posts: 210
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Team Plutonium
Love those tires! Just bought a set for the 911 - 325/30/19 monsters in the back. One of the best tires out there.
991 someday...maybe 40th bday? Only 3 years 1 month away! Trick is letting wife let me keep both. I'm loving the e90 M3!
freeman727 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 11:34 AM   #3
tha_good_life
Brigadier General
 
tha_good_life's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 JzB E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Seattle

Posts: 3,902
iTrader: (17)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.33]
I have them on my car as well and they are excellent.
tha_good_life is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 01:08 PM   #4
Denk
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: E92 M3 ZCP
Join Date: May 2011
Location: PNW

Posts: 1,874
iTrader: (2)

Great choice. Even before they get scrubbed in you'll notice more grip than the Conti's.
Denk is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 04:29 PM   #5
freeman727
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Binghamton, NY

Posts: 210
iTrader: (0)

Just got the car back after the install. I like it a lot! Need to push it a bit more. Do tires have a break in period?
freeman727 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 06:08 PM   #6
GIdriver
Major
 
GIdriver's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 SG/FR E90 M3 DCT
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Somewhere in Time

Posts: 1,341
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by freeman727 View Post
Just got the car back after the install. I like it a lot! Need to push it a bit more. Do tires have a break in period?
Yes. I learned it the hard way. With my new PSS (stock size), I had no grip launching the car. After 500 miles they hooked much much better.
Here's a bit info why:

http://www.michelinman.com/faq-detai...9918601436123B
__________________
Akrapovic Evolution with Carbon Fiber tips | ESS Akra Evo tune V2 | Dinan Pulley | iND Cosmetic Package (Color Matched Front Grilles/Reflectors/Side Gills) in Space Gray | LUX H8 Angel Eyes

GIdriver is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 06:40 PM   #7
///M Power-Belgium
Brigadier General
 
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M3-DCT- E92 Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

Posts: 3,409
iTrader: (0)

I run now with PSS , best tires in wet & dry ,and i would buy them again in a heartbeat
Only thing is that they make a little more road noise than the PS2 .
///M Power-Belgium is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 06:51 PM   #8
freeman727
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Binghamton, NY

Posts: 210
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GIdriver
Quote:
Originally Posted by freeman727 View Post
Just got the car back after the install. I like it a lot! Need to push it a bit more. Do tires have a break in period?
Yes. I learned it the hard way. With my new PSS (stock size), I had no grip launching the car. After 500 miles they hooked much much better.
Here's a bit info why:

http://www.michelinman.com/faq-detai...9918601436123B
Thank you. It'll be awhile since I average 80-100 miles a week.
freeman727 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 06:52 PM   #9
freeman727
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Binghamton, NY

Posts: 210
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M Power-Belgium
I run now with PSS , best tires in wet & dry ,and i would buy them again in a heartbeat
Only thing is that they make a little more road noise than the PS2 .
Still quieter than CCS2's
freeman727 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 08:47 PM   #10
vinniechin
Vinnie
 
Drives: E93 Space Gray DCT
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Northern NJ

Posts: 174
iTrader: (1)

Just did 255/275 and its night and day over my contis and they only had 3000k miles on the con tis
vinniechin is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2013, 11:49 PM   #11
tha_good_life
Brigadier General
 
tha_good_life's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 JzB E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Seattle

Posts: 3,902
iTrader: (17)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.33]
Quote:
Originally Posted by vinniechin View Post
Just did 255/275 and its night and day over my contis and they only had 3000k miles on the con tis
what kind of contis?
tha_good_life is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2013, 08:18 AM   #12
vinniechin
Vinnie
 
Drives: E93 Space Gray DCT
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Northern NJ

Posts: 174
iTrader: (1)

the ones that came with the car...forgot the model since there are so many variants.
vinniechin is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2013, 09:46 AM   #13
STi_traitor
Banned
 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria

Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Team Plutonium View Post
Love those tires! Just bought a set for the 911 - 325/30/19 monsters in the back. One of the best tires out there.
Couldn't get rid of the ponies I see! Hahaha

Congrats to the OP on the tires, great choice!
STi_traitor is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2013, 10:02 AM   #14
Hurricane
Lieutenant
 
Hurricane's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: New England

Posts: 458
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2012 E92 M3  [5.00]
My car came with the PS2s and I change out for the PSS after 8000 miles. The PSS is a better tire. It has better grip, lasts longer, and is a lot cheaper.

You will not be disappointed.
Hurricane is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2013, 12:59 PM   #15
freeman727
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2010 E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Binghamton, NY

Posts: 210
iTrader: (0)

Two quick thoughts as stated by many on this forum:
1. More planted feel.
2. Less rear axle squirm
freeman727 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2013, 03:31 PM   #16
Millie
Second Lieutenant
 
Millie's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Kamloops/Alberta

Posts: 244
iTrader: (1)

Great thread. God bless.
__________________
09 E92 SG M3
Dinan Stuff
Millie is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      06-10-2013, 11:12 AM   #17
M3ANMACHINE
Hella Functional
 
M3ANMACHINE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2004 BMW E46 M3
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Posts: 1,591
iTrader: (5)

You'll definitely love them!
__________________

E90///M3 x 6MT x APEX x AE Performance x Bimmerworld x Dinan x Evolve x IND x KW x Mode Carbon x PFC x TMS

M3ANMACHINE is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-10-2013, 11:43 AM   #18
WingZeroX5
Major
 
WingZeroX5's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: New Hampshire

Posts: 1,151
iTrader: (9)

Love PSS! Going to have to get new rear's by next summer

When you said your conti's wouldn't pass inspection, is it because of the tread depth?
__________________
WingZeroX5 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-10-2013, 08:38 PM   #19
CBS
Major
 
CBS's Avatar
 
Drives: F10 535, E90 M3, E30 M3
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA

Posts: 1,110
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2014 535xi M Sport  [0.00]
2014 X3 3.5 M Sport  [0.00]
2011 M3 E90  [4.88]
2008 X5  [0.00]
1990 BMW M3  [5.00]
Agreed with everything - PSS is a great tire on the M3.

Looking to use mine as Wet Tires for the Track and also as street tires.
__________________

ESS VT-1 550 | M24 Oil Cooler | Fall Line Half Cage | RaceTech 4009W | 6 pt Harness | Lifeline Zero 360 Fire Suppression | Rear Seat Delete | Motion Control DA Dampers w/remote reservoirs | 900/650 Hyperco Springs | RD Sport Sway Bars | Brembo 380 BBK | GC Camber Plates | Hoosier R6 | Eisenmann Sport | Stack Gauges | Painted Challenge Front Lip | Painted ZCP Rear Spoiler | Xpel Ultimate Film | LuxAngelEyes
CBS is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-10-2013, 09:19 PM   #20
MTROIS
Major
 
MTROIS's Avatar
 
Drives: on the wrong side of the Ocean
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Posts: 1,111
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by vinniechin View Post
Just did 255/275 and its night and day over my contis and they only had 3000k miles on the con tis
On what wheels did you mount them?
Would they fit the OEM 19"??!
__________________
2008 M3 Coupé | 1995 M3 LTW | BMW CCA Instructor
MTROIS is offline   France
0
Reply With Quote
      06-10-2013, 10:18 PM   #21
vinniechin
Vinnie
 
Drives: E93 Space Gray DCT
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Northern NJ

Posts: 174
iTrader: (1)

I mounted them on ZCPs Half inch wider than 220s I originally had.
vinniechin is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-10-2013, 10:24 PM   #22
ILSMKU
BMW FTW
 
ILSMKU's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: ///OC

Posts: 1,650
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Team Plutonium View Post
Love those tires! Just bought a set for the 911 - 325/30/19 monsters in the back. One of the best tires out there.
325 is Fucking awesome!
__________________
///2013 AW 6MT E92 ZCP M3/// Black 359M Wheels/BMW Performance Carbon Fiber Spoiler and Mirror Caps/Arkym AeroSport Front Lip/Turner 15MM Spacers/LUX 8 LED Halo/IND Gloss Black Grills, Gills and M3 Emblem/30% 3M Tint/BMW Interior LED/MusicCar Subwoofer Enclosure/JL Audio 12" W6 Sub and XD600:1 Amp/Euro Sunglasses Tray/Ceramic Coated Megan Racing Exhaust/AFe Dry Air Filter/RPI Intake Scoops/Euro MDM/Feature Coded.
ILSMKU is online now   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:12 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST