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Old 06-13-2003, 01:42 AM   #1
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Question Pirelli Pzero's???

Does anyone have anything good or bad to say about pirelli pzero tires? I am planning on buying a set tomorrow to replace the ****ty continentals that came on my 330xi, i would appreciate other peoples' input. Thanks a lot, Vin
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Old 06-13-2003, 02:03 AM   #2
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unless your out tearing it up, you kinda dont need that soft of a tire (especially since you have an xi)....i would go with a little harder compound, that way you get a little more for your money.
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Old 06-13-2003, 02:06 AM   #3
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can u offer any suggestions? like a specific brand or something? thanks, Vin
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Old 06-13-2003, 02:11 AM   #4
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Pirelli Pzero's suck!!! Had them, and out of the four tires three of them poped w/in a year.
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Old 06-13-2003, 02:19 AM   #5
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whats with the ugly snow tire like tread on the p zeros. to me, the red Pzero logo on the sidewall alone is almost worth buying the tires. I think it looks so cool.
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Old 06-13-2003, 03:42 AM   #6
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I just got my new shoes with the pzero nero's on em.. so far i like em.. but i've only driven em in the rain..
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Old 06-13-2003, 04:12 AM   #7
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Stay away from Pirelli Zero Nero - it's a realy bad tire. It's a so called high performance, but I would say it's more of a "GT" tire. Works great in a straigt line, and fails everytime I start pushing my car (altough I do have a race chassi so my demands on the tires are wayway higher than normal).

If you can get a set of Bridgestone S-02 PolePosition, that would be the best solution in my eyes. Or Michelin Pilot Sport Cup (R-compund, so that's race )
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Old 06-13-2003, 05:17 AM   #8
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P-Zero Rosso..king of street tires
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Old 06-13-2003, 10:41 AM   #9
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I have Pzero Rosso on my car....I think they are great tires....i never had ne problems with them.....i paid bout $215 a tire...
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Old 06-13-2003, 11:39 AM   #10
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About how long wold the Rossos last (miles)? Thanks.
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Old 06-13-2003, 12:07 PM   #11
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I have Pirelli P-ZERO Rossos and I love them. The car really performance well in the twisties with 255's in the rear.
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Old 06-13-2003, 12:55 PM   #12
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rosso's are good, slightly less performance but more comfort... The best ones are the special competition ones, not Nero, I think. these are called the P-Zero Corsa. These are not commonly available however... I had nero's though and they lasted me a year and a bit, about 20,000 kms. Plus for rear wheel drive's you're not supposed to have the same tyres, rear and front. The fronts are supposed to be directzionale, and the rear assimetrico. Or how ever they're spelled. =)

I'd have to agree with xxcosmicxx though, if u are not auto crossing or road racing (not that you should anyway!), these tyres might be a bit over kill. That's why I switched to the current series Yokohama AVS sport, which are cheaper, still Y rated and ultra high performance rated. Not bad at all. If the road noise is too much for u (which it isn't for me, since I have loud music on all the time), get tha yoko AVS dB. Or Falken GRB, which I have used before too and liked. But yes, the P-Zero set up properly (as advised above), and S0-3, are the best road legal rubber available.

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Old 06-13-2003, 01:18 PM   #13
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nitto is the only way to go!
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