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Thread: Michelin All Season Tires
02-06-2013, 02:49 PM #1
Michelin All Season Tires
I just got off the phone with Michelin and they said that the new Pilot Super A/S3 tires will be released in April. The good news is that they will be available in 265/40ZR19 & 285/35ZR20.2013 GT500 Coupe - HPW with Black Stripes - SVT PP - SVT TP - Redline Hood Struts - Yeager Bros Front Gravel Guards - Bob's Oil Separator -AirAid Blue Non-Oiled Air Filter - CarboTech 1521 Ceramic Brake Pads - Resonator Eliminator Kit - WeatherTech Floor Mats - Craig’s No Drill License Plate Bracket
Car Ordered 5-27-2012 - Build Date 1-14-2013 - Delivered 1-26-2013
02-06-2013, 04:30 PM #2
- Join Date
- August 2012
"The Pilot Sport A/S 3 features an aggressive and asymmetrical tread pattern, which bears some resemblance to the Pilot Super Sport, one of their high-end tires, and it also features their Variable Contact Patch 2.0 technology, which further aids with both traction and durability. The rubber compound itself, called Helio Compound, features high amounts of silica, which combined with Variable Thickness Sipes further aids both wet and dry traction."
Better, cheaper than the MPSS? Snoopy, are you going to run your GY's until you can put these on so we can get a '13 GT500 report on them?
02-06-2013, 04:58 PM #3
I'm still running the GY's and I am thinking about going with the Michelin PSS's. Where I live we don't get any snow, but it does dip into the low 30's this time of year, so the GY's get a little squirrelly until they warm up. There seems to be a lot of members that are not as fortunate when it comes to weather, so I thought I would pass along the information I was given. If I haven't replaced my tire before the A/S 3's are released, I will take a good look at them and decide which way I want to go. As far as price, they will probably be more expensive than the PSS's.
02-06-2013, 05:50 PM #4
I'm putting my Michelin PSS's on friday.
02-06-2013, 06:37 PM #5
Im waiting for my dealer to let me know if they will replace the stock GYs for Michelins, the GYs were cracked on delivery. The weather in Vegas that day was colder than usual...in the 30s. Dealers first response was "didnt you read the manual, dont drive below 40F" I said you must be joking.
02-06-2013, 08:30 PM #6
- Join Date
- September 2011
Would this be a better choice than a PSS if cooler weather was not a concern?
02-06-2013, 08:43 PM #7
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02-07-2013, 01:55 PM #11
hmmm interesting...i guess i will wait until april to buy new shoes