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P85D Tire Update

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by NOLA_Mike, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. NOLA_Mike

    NOLA_Mike Grouchy

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    I damaged one of my front tires hitting a rolled up/pot hole section of black top on the interstate at 75 MPH the other day.

    Since tire wear has been an item of discussion here virtually from the introduction of the Model S I thought I'd post an update.

    I have the 21" rims with the staggered setup (245 front; 265 rear), Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires.

    At 11,220 miles I have 7/32" of tread remaining on all four tires evenly across the entire width of the tires.

    On my previous P85+ with same staggered setup I was getting faster wear on the rears and was down to 4/32" by 13,400 miles.

    That is all.

    Mike
     
  2. doc@tirerack

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    When new, the fronts have between 9.5 and 10/32" and the rears have been consistently at 9.5/32" for reference.


    I'd glad to see some evidence that the Dual Drive helps mitigate tread wear as we had hoped !
     

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