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19" tyre suggestions for P85

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by gizmonty, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. gizmonty

    gizmonty Member

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    I had my car at the service centre last week and was told that my rear tires are close to needing replacement. A bit disappointing that I've only gotten 13000 km out of them. Reading around I suspect that my alignment may have been out as that can apparently speed the wear. They did realign the wheels at my first annual service. I do enjoy accelerating just as much as the next guy, assuming the next guy is an acceleration-addicted maniac...

    Anyway, I've heard many people say many things about tyre choice for the Model S. The service centre suggested just putting the same stock Goodyear Eagles on, but I was wondering if anyone had suggestions or recommendations or good sources of info on the topic (I googled and failed).
     
  2. AndrewNSW

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    Pilot Sport 3's. I've got them on my P85D and at 18,000kms I'm guessing they are 1/2 worn. Had them on my previous car and wouldn't fit anything else. They are quiet and very good in the wet.
     
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    Totally agree with Andrew on this, note your energy use at change over, the new tyres should give the best energy results from 5000km onwards ( depending on the weather and heater use)
     
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    Michelin Pilot Primacy 3ST or Pilot sport 3. Both these come recommended.
     
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    At 20000 km my original Eagles look very good although they have not been professionally checked. Rotated at 8000. My guess is the alignment issue you had.
     
  6. brianman

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    For all seasons, I'm liking the A/S 3+ so far (on the P85D).
     
  7. gizmonty

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    Thanks for the info everyone. So it sounds like people like Michelins which is what I have heard previously. Am I correct that the A/S 3+ is not available in Australia? I have heard of people importing tyres like these in the past. Does anyone have any info about this or should I just get the Pilot Sport 3 available locally.
     
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    #8 doctorwho, Apr 28, 2016
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    Unfortunately my Goodyears still have well over 6mm tread depth on them after 40,000km:oops: I'll looking at Conti Silents after the Goodyears finally wear out as they will be quiet, the Goodyears are so noisy
     
  9. gizmonty

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    It's the pedal on the right that makes them wear down apparently.
     
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