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Old 08-26-2005, 03:45 PM   #1
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PS2 vs F1 GS-D3

These are 2 of best performance tires.
Which one should I get?

Looks like PS2 has a little bit better in hadnling/cornering. But F1 GS-D3 has a little bit more comfor, treadwear and cheaper.

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These are 2 of best performance tires.
Which one should I get?

Looks like PS2 has a little bit better in hadnling/cornering. But F1 GS-D3 has a little bit more comfor, treadwear and cheaper.

Any suggestions?
Hard to go wrong with either tire, but you already have a pretty good idea of the differences on which to base your decision.

The GSD3 should have *slightly* longer wear, softer ride, and is a bit less expensive in most sizes, while the PS2 has the stronger dry grip and steering response. You'll want to take those differences into account to help with your decision.

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Hard to go wrong with either tire, but you already have a pretty good idea of the differences on which to base your decision.

The GSD3 should have *slightly* longer wear, softer ride, and is a bit less expensive in most sizes, while the PS2 has the stronger dry grip and steering response. You'll want to take those differences into account to help with your decision.

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Thanks Gary.
Another question, I was looking at Bridgestone RE050A, it has only 140AA. Does this mean it last half compare to GSD3's 280AA?
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Thanks Gary.
Another question, I was looking at Bridgestone RE050A, it has only 140AA. Does this mean it last half compare to GSD3's 280AA?
I only wish it were that easy...

Unfortuately each tire manufacturer uses a different base tire or tires so these figures aren't comparable between different tire companies.
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I only wish it were that easy...

Unfortuately each tire manufacturer uses a different base tire or tires so these figures aren't comparable between different tire companies.
Thanks again Gary.

I wish tire companies will come out a standard thing to help us to compare tires.
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