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View Poll Results: Which of the following is cheaper, better and reliable Tyre
Bridgestone Potenza G-III 29 33.33%
Michelin Pilot Preceda 2 34 39.08%
Yokohama S-Drive 24 27.59%
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Old 15th April 2009, 00:10   #46
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no 1 pp2 comfy
no 2 pp2 grip
no 3 pp2 handling
they are the best tyres
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Old 15th April 2009, 00:51   #47
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I am currently on my 3rd set of PP2 on my Octy.Running 205/60/R15. I have been completely satisifed with them, not too many punctures, excellent grip, not a single tyre damage, all tyres till date had to be replaced because they were due for a change.

I know they are expensive tyres but then they are worth. Also keep in mind that my running is on all sorts of terrains so they have been tested overall if you wish to say so.

Have installed 195/50/R15 on my new Getz and loving it. Ride is harsher because of the lower profile but grip is awesome.

I have been using Pilot Primacy on my Swift and now its time for a change and most probably i will stick to PP2s

So there you go, my opinion about the PP2

Oh and yes, I have driven Vikram18's Civic with 225/45/R17 PP2 and i must say, the car runs as if it is glued to the road.Ofcourse, his upgraded suspension and the low profile definitely help but still.
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Old 15th April 2009, 02:35   #48
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I get your point, if not cheaper but better and reliable can be clubed together. i am purely talking about tyre for performance car and better mean which is better amongst the listed three.
Ok, in that case the PP2s get my vote. Superb grip, and pretty comfortable and silent for a performance tyre.
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Old 15th April 2009, 02:47   #49
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I have been using Pilot Primacy on my Swift and now its time for a change and most probably i will stick to PP2s

So there you go, my opinion about the PP2
Amey, can you give a brief comparision of Primacy HP vs PP2? I believe Primacy is a lesser prone to tyre bubbles etc?
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Quite a few brands and model names floating around in this thread.
Which would be among the 'quietest' performance oriented tyres?
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Old 16th April 2009, 13:49   #51
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PP2s are pretty quiet. Definitely more so than the G3s. Dunno about the S Drives.
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Old 16th April 2009, 14:01   #52
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V tread patterns will be noisy. I had potenza GIII on my indica, and since its such a noisy little beast, the tire noise has never bothered me.
Overall I was happy with them.
But I did not upgrade with GIII again, because the good stock in market from Japan is over a year old, in some cases 2 years old!
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Old 17th April 2009, 00:01   #53
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PP2's just like PP1's 'bald' much if driven on rough roads. A friend of mine has driven his Swift Zxi for a good 55000 KMS (a pretty enthusiastic driver) and they still have considerable grip and thread levels.

So my advise is if one could refrain from driving on poorly built roads for a good part of the tyres life, your pp2's will last and are the best performance-value tyres money can buy.

They are soft compound tyres and get threaded faster on rougher roads then the other tyres compared here.
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Old 24th April 2009, 17:46   #54
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Hey can anyone tell me the current price of PP2 in Mumbai ?
I have checked two places in Vashi, the first one quoted me Rs.4800 per tyre and the second quoted 4750 per tyre. Both these places didnt look that professional to me. I am thinking of getting the job done at Bombay Tyres ( I hope I got the name right ) near Milan Subway. Can anyone tell me what rate does he offer ? Will help.
Thanks in advance.
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Hey can anyone tell me the current price of PP2 in Mumbai ?
You may want to mention which size(s) you are considering.
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no 1 pp2 comfy
no 2 pp2 grip
no 3 pp2 handling
they are the best tyres
Agreed on no.2 & 3, but the PP2's have stiffer sidewalls and thus lead to a stiffer ride.
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Treadwear rating of pp2's anyone ? ie at 205/55/15 ?

My 205/55/15 S drives have dipped in performance after 16000 km , the last 4-5000 km doing 550km runs at max speeds ie cruising and weaving around cars and trucks at 160-180 consistently .

S drives are great for a car like a swift , so were the Japanese g 3's , I am worried about pp2's being too delicate .
Very often on bad , torn up & gravel ly roads . I try to drive slow but it's irritating on long stretches .
S Drive treadwear rating is 300.

cheers !

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Sorry I was misled :-

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I feel anybody going for 205/55 or 60/15 these 3 tyres seems to be very obvious choice for them. so can we have first hand experiece of these 3 tyres, can we have some detail reports. Should we consider any other tyre apart from these 3 which is substantially better?
According to their website you dont get PP2's in xxx/55/xx !!!

What are my 205/55/15 choices? Or even 195/60/15 ?

Only S drive

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Old 25th April 2009, 17:45   #59
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Which tyres goes best on the stock alloys of laura ,

I have AT laura done 30k , and 2 tyres are severly damaged , time to change ,

Should i continue with the same size and brand

or should i change the brand and upsize,

if yes then what will they cost me guys
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Which tyres goes best on the stock alloys of laura ,

I have AT laura done 30k , and 2 tyres are severly damaged , time to change ,

Should i continue with the same size and brand

or should i change the brand and upsize,

if yes then what will they cost me guys

Vincy, i believe laura comes with Bridgstone Turanza ER300s, stick to those, they are good tyres.
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