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      07-04-2020, 12:03 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by dparm View Post
What frustrates me about the manufacturer-specific variants is how they may not be produced forever. Although tire tech certainly advances every year, some of those specific tweaks might literally never be available for my car ever again.

Heck, it's been a challenge just locating the factory PSS ZPs right now. I did manage to find a pair, but I almost had to settle for a very different tire. Nothing else comes close as far as tread sizing.
Tire tech does advance and the OTS PS4S has a better construction and compound that can rival bespoke PSS that used more targeted design to improve the performance for a given platform (quieter, stickier, etc...). I wouldn't bee too frustrated about putting a newer tire on. The new Cup 2s are faster than the older/current ones, there's nothing wrong with that.
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