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I am getting some hydroplaning above 90 with the tread at the wear bars

I picking up my second set today!
That is good to know! My hydroplaning experience with the Goodyear F1s scared the hell out of me, so I drop down to 60-65 when there is heavy rain. I have run into rain so heavy that I would have had to pull off the road if I was still on the Goodyears. But I had no problems with the P4S. My tread depth is 6/32" so I should be good to go for awhile. AFAIK, only Continental and Michelin have a mileage warranty their summer tires.

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Just wanted to follow up here Michelin cut me a check for 63% of tire cost so I’m pretty happy with that
It is good to see that they have taken care of you, though I am not surprised.

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Anyone driven in the cold with them? The month and a half I am in cold sub 30 degrees I know my MPSS were awful.
 

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Anyone driven in the cold with them? The month and a half I am in cold sub 30 degrees I know my MPSS were awful.
Not the best thing to do with summer tires but it has been done. I've run mine in the mid 30s for a few weeks before switching over to winters and they've been fine.
My Charger is garaged overnight and it doesn't take long to warm them up though.


Here's another good video that explains how tread design affects wet traction, and how dry grip improves as the tire wears:


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Update!

Tires are wearing well, handling in rain/dry is awesome! Though i find that in ~90 degree temps they feel a little soft, i noticed this because they feel super awesome in 60 degree temps. Firmer and more solid, less soft.
 

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Example #23058 of why you buy good tires. In pure reaction mode (and yes, probably going a little too fast at the time), I entered a brief four-wheel drift when a raccoon came running across the road at me last night. Corrected and continued on no problem. If I had greasy or hard tires? Maybe not so good an outcome.

As usual, the video does it no justice. But it was an interesting moment.

 

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Glad to see you're safe!
Definitely good tires make for a much safer experience!
As I always say to some friends, "you may come into this world because of bad rubber, do you want to leave because of it too?"
 

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Well just had my second pothole incident. NY roads suck ass and Cuomo is an ass hole for it....
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That’s just brutal!
 

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Sorry to hear that. My pilot sport 4s did the exact same thing but to a lesser degree. In fact still just barely daily drivable.... ;)
 

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Had the local Mavis put on the spare since they wont have a replacement till tomorrow/today (I have a warranty). They just put the spare on and didn't rotate so i had to drive with the spare on the front...

Glad i got the warranty since this is the second one in less than a year that has cecum to NY potholes.
 

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It surprised me how much that word choice threw me off. Cecum - Wikipedia

I think you mean succumbed, right? ;)
Hahha

Well it seems my poor spelling teaches people who can spell things they may not have never known.
 

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So got the replacement on. Cost me $100 +30 for the warranty just in case. This was my second passenger front tire to blow. I didn't relies you could warranty 1 tire. Next time ill just get the warranty for the front right since it seems to be the one that always goes with these potholes.
 

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So got the replacement on. Cost me $100 +30 for the warranty just in case. This was my second passenger front tire to blow. I didn't relies you could warranty 1 tire. Next time ill just get the warranty for the front right since it seems to be the one that always goes with these potholes.
Look at the bright side, at least you didn't bend a rim. That would be another $500. In the winter I run Blizzak DM-V1 snow tires on cheap aluminum rims (no steelies fit the Scat Pack lol) so if I bend a rim I am only out $120. So far the Blizzaks have held up well against Indy's legendary potholes!

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@CJR238 I suggest you check that the required profile is available in the required PS4S size. I will currently be staying with PSS for this reason alone.
 

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Hey guys I need new rears meats (325-30-19) for my modded C6 Z06.....What are the stickiest Run Flat tire ?....I am thinking that might be Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ZP...Thanks
 

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Hey guys I need new rears meats (325-30-19) for my modded C6 Z06.....What are the stickiest Run Flat tire ?....I am thinking that might be Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ZP...Thanks
I don't think stickiest and Run Flat belong in the same sentence.

But i would have to assume the same (stickiest Run Flat).
 

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