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Old 05-19-2017, 10:44 AM   #1
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New tires suggestion

Hello Guys,

I got a 2006 330Ci zhp two weeks ago.

I wanted to know if the wheels it has are stock or not ?

Also considering the wheels it has , can you all suggest me what would be the best set of tires i should go with keeping in mind that I am from Texas ?

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Old 05-19-2017, 10:50 AM   #2
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I have tried a few different types, and prefer Michelin Pilot Super Sports.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:56 AM   #3
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:15 AM   #4
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You need a paint correction, sir. Holy holograms. but yes. PSS.
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:18 AM   #5
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May want to read this:

http://www.motoiq.com/MagazineArticl...act-Sport.aspx
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:08 PM   #6
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I have a ZHP myself, and run Michelin PSS (since it never gets below freezing here... hell, it usually doesn't get below 45 here).

Also, those are not stock ZHP rims -- the ones in my sig (HIS car) are stock Style 135.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:52 PM   #7
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Those wheels are not stock but look like good aftermarket CSL replicas. As long as they ballance I wouldn't worry, they look good.

I also run Michelin PSS, by far the best summer tire I had. If you want to save some money then Continental DW are pretty good too.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:56 PM   #8
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I prefer Continental. The DWs are great and their replacement is supposedly even better.
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Old 05-20-2017, 05:16 AM   #9
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Summer tires I recommend Michelin Pilot Sports. All-season either Continental DWS 06 or Michelin AS3
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Old 05-20-2017, 07:58 AM   #10
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Michelin PSS ftw! I won't put any other summer tire on my 2001 330Ci. My car has the sports suspension which was designed with the original Michelin Pilot Sport as the spec tire. That said, the original PS sucked in the rain. The follow-on generations were great all around summer tires. Too bad the new Michel Pilot Sport 4 tires won't fit my car. These tires are being made in 19" and 20" sizes only.
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Old 05-20-2017, 11:00 PM   #11
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Michelin PSS now definitely, before that was PS2, and before that was continental DW. Dont bother with Pole Position S04, theyre heavy, wears too fast and tramline like no tomorrow.
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Old 05-23-2017, 10:36 PM   #12
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Another vote here for Michelin PSS. So far i've tried bridgestone pole positions and hankook ventus v12 evos on the E46 chassis. The PSS are by far my favorite. The pole positions tram lined a lot and the V12s just don't have the grip that the PSS have.
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Old 05-24-2017, 01:54 AM   #13
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Too bad the new Michel Pilot Sport 4 tires won't fit my car. These tires are being made in 19" and 20" sizes only.
Fear not (maybe)!

From Automobile Mag:
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The PS4S goes on sale in North America in March, with similar pricing to the PSS. "We're launching with 35 sizes," said Driver. "We're making 19 sizes in the U.S and importing the remaining 16 from Europe. We currently have 60 active O.E. (original equipment) developments and some are already launching."
If they're launching with those numbers, it leads me to believe that as they ramp up production, they'll be making many more sizes (I hope).
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Old Yesterday, 05:12 PM   #14
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Michelin PSS now definitely, before that was PS2, and before that was continental DW. Dont bother with Pole Position S04, theyre heavy, wears too fast and tramline like no tomorrow.


Agreed, I have Bridgestone PP on right now and hate them, PSS best tires in 7 years of ownership, going back to them next set...


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