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MICHELIN PP2 9 50.00%
MICHELIN PRIMACY HP 4 22.22%
YOKO ADVAN V103 5 27.78%
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Old 3rd April 2009, 04:34   #16
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I'm getting some new size lists this week Sahil, will let you know if there are any new options available for you.
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I'm getting some new size lists this week Sahil, will let you know if there are any new options available for you.
Size lists of which brands?
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Michelin & Yoko. Maybe Continental too.
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Michelin & Yoko. Maybe Continental too.
I hope they get the S-Drives in the required size. Those would fit my needs well.
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Nope. No new sizes in Yoko except 155/70 R 13 and 155/65 R 13. Interested ?

Continental: 225/45 R17. They are bringing in ContiSportContact2. By the end of this month, they plan to bring in 18", 19"and 20" tyres too. Later in the year, they want to bring in RFTs.

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Nope. No new sizes in Yoko except 155/70 R 13 and 155/65 R 13. Interested ?

Continental: 225/45 R17. They are bringing in ContiSportContact2. By the end of this month, they plan to bring in 18", 19"and 20" tyres too. Later in the year, they want to bring in RFTs.
Would ContiSportContact2 come in 245/45R17? Any indication on pricing?
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Pricing for 225/45 R17 should be around 10k. 245/45 R17: No information yet. Maybe by end of this month. If they are bringing in 18" and above, they will surely bring in this size too. This is my assumption
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Old 7th April 2009, 01:49   #23
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Just had a short drive over broken roads in the 520d today that I got Michelin Primacy HP fitted on, it amazing how the suspension has transformed ! The car is at par if not more comfortable than the E-class now.

I'm leaning more towards the Primacy's now for the 525d....Nikhil & Iraghava what are your view on this tyre?
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sahil ive used pilot primacys (dont know if they are different from primacy hp) on my friends a6. i found it to be a more comfort oriented tyre and did not have outright grip. of course the ride is very good. i think with your 525d youll get quite a bit of wheelspin all the time with the huge amount of torque.
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sahil ive used pilot primacys (dont know if they are different from primacy hp) on my friends a6. i found it to be a more comfort oriented tyre and did not have outright grip. of course the ride is very good. i think with your 525d youll get quite a bit of wheelspin all the time with the huge amount of torque.
There will be wheelspin no matter which tyre I put, but with the upsize the grip would improve as is. The 520d does not wheelspin much with the stock size and primacy hp's, but I haven't floored it in order to run her in as its below 100kms on odo yet.
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YOu can go for it. No probs! It will be a very good tyre if you are looking at ride comfort.
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YOu can go for it. No probs! It will be a very good tyre if you are looking at ride comfort.
What about grip levels? I'm sure about the ride comfort because I have experienced that over the last few days. But the tyres are still running in hence not at their full grip levels, havent been able to test that aspect yet.
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Grip levels should be okay but not great. PP2 ride comfort is not bad to be honest. You'd be quite happy with it. About PS2 - can't really say.
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Michelin's Pilot series are developed from the data they collect out of their various RACE programs around the globe.
They will provide you with fantastic traction and stability. If you the kind who accelerates and brake's hard often i would suggest you go for the pilot series. They are expensive but probably the best money can buy.
On the other hand the Primacy's are designed for a combination of all factor which to my opinion is what a driver should look for.Noise levels are relatively lesser than the PP's, water dispersion is amazing and you have no compromise on the comfort factor as well.
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Hello Nithin! Welcome to T-BHP .

@Sahil -- You can definitely go for the PP2s or the Pilot Primacy HP. You really cant go wrong with either. PP2s will obviously give better grip.
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