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A3 2.0 T S-Line Quattro tyres ?

THB33 Sep 13, 2011

  1. THB33

    THB33 New Member

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    Hi All

    Thinking of trying a different tyre and a little confused as to what to go for.

    (55 reg ) Front tyres have about 1000 left on them, rears a little longer. Current set is Bridgestone Potenza RE050.
    Size 225/40R18 (92Y), I think I got about 15000 out of these (maybe a tad more). Would be nice to get a few more miles from my tyres, even though I drive so much for work and play, but happy to try a more 'performance tyre' with the same wear ?

    Car has been remapped by Vagcheck. Loads of motorway and urban driving, with those days when I certainly drive in a more 'spirited' fashion, so want something that sticks to the road, come sun, rain or snow !

    Suggestions very welcome.

    Many thanks.
     
  2. audicruiser

    audicruiser Audi Heaven

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    I run Michelins on mine, good performance and last 25k miles normally....
     
  3. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Hi audicruiser do you run michelin ps 3 and have you tried michelin runflat tyresreason i ask as i,m going for ps3 next from camskill
     
  4. audicruiser

    audicruiser Audi Heaven

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    No mine are the Exalto's which are no longer made as I think the PS3 covers all. The PS3 is a good tyre I expect and is what I would buy if I had to change mine for any reason. I had PS1's and 2's on a couple of BMW's and they were good.
     
  5. davej_anderson

    davej_anderson Member

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    Vredestein ultrac sessanta for me, done about 5k and are looking good.

    Reasonable compromise between price and performance if you ask me.
     
  6. quattro81

    quattro81 All the gear.. No idea

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    Mine came with bridgestone potenza's and I really like them.. Done nearly 9k on them and going strong..
     
  7. jamessg1962

    jamessg1962 Member

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    25K for a set of tyres,thats a good result audicruiser is it because it's a quatro ?.Mines half way through its third set and I'm just coming up to 50k. I'm no boy racer by the way !!
    1-Originals, Continental
    2- Michelin pilot sport
    3-Continental
     
  8. crunchie

    crunchie Active Member

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    I've got a few thousand left on the originals on my S3.
    Coming up to 17k soon, will be getting some PS2's (if I can find any) just in time for winter.
    PS2's are quieter and better grip than 050's but a tad more expensive.
    I'm not really fussed how long they last but PS2's have been good wearing in the past.
     
  9. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Last edited: Sep 16, 2011
  10. crunchie

    crunchie Active Member

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    Thanks for that, I'll check them out.
     
  11. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    No problem has anyone tried cosco for michelin tyres ?
     
  12. 3DTDi

    3DTDi Member

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    i run ps3's, seem very very good
     
  13. cooky19

    cooky19 Shiny S line Quattro

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    Best tyres by far are Goodyear Eagle F1 Assymetrics orAssymetric 2's which have just come out, not too dear as tyres go £115 I've got a S Line Quattro 2.0 TDI and I've got them on they last well and offer good grip in wet and dry Camskill do them for cheapest price. Hope this helps.
     

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