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Pilot sport 3 vs Primacy 3 these ar

Discussion in 'Model S' started by 2cati, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. 2cati

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    I’m researching summer Michelin low rolling resistance tires and these are my finalists.

    I know the Pilot sport 3 is a higher performance tire (yet LRR) however the Primacy 3 is marginally more efficient - rated a “B” on the Euro lable compared to a “C” for the pilot sport.

    Anyone have any feedback on these tires?
     
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    I've had both. When the weather is good, the Pilots were my favorites. A slightly softer and quieter ride, better cornering, higher performance. However, the Primacy's were better in wet road conditions and lasted almost 50% longer than my Pilots.
     
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    Thanks so much for the feedback!

    Im just going to confirm if the Primacy 3 is a run flat - if it is - it’s off my list.

    I have a new set of 19” BBS wheels on the way and I was just going to harvest the good year eagle touring tires, however I was pleasantly suprised I have some Michelin LRR options.

    Did you notice and range impact differences?
     
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    I was told to expect a slight decrease with the Michelin's but in my experience, I honestly saw no difference.
     
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    That’s great!

    Can you confirm the Primacy tire you had ? Was it the summer only “3” or the all season “MXM4” ?
     
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    Interesting comparison on the Michelin site Primacy 3 vs Pilot Sport 3 ( both LRR and summer only).

    Euro label for the 245/45 19 102Y Primacy 3.

    Seems cost aside - the Primacy 3 is the best summer Michelin tire for Tesla’s....
     
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    I learned today from Michelin the Primacy 3 is not yet available. Hopefully soon.


    there is a 245/45 R19 102Y Pilot Sport 3 “TO” Tesla OEM!! It’s an Acoustic tire!

    Anyone tried the pilot sport 3 “TO” verson?
     
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    I found a video not English comparing the Primacy 3 vs Pilot Sport 3 vs MXM4


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    The primacy 3 out brakes the Pilot Sport 3 in wet and dry.
     
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    32DCE2A7-D271-4EB3-8C25-DBAA62D516D1.jpeg Found the detailed spec from Michelin on the primacy 3 - 25 lbs the Pilot sport 3 “to” is 27.5lbs for comparison.

    The specific part number for the Primacy 3 is 09457 - still not available.
     
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