Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby Cuprabob » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:27 pm

After a bulge appeared on the sidewall on one of my half worn P Zeros, I decided to put a pair of PS4Ss on the front of my Scirocco. Initial impressions are very positive.

Although I was initially going to buy them from Camskill, I ended up buying them from Blackcircles as they were slightly cheaper as they had £15 off if you buy 2 and £40 off if you buy 4. Worked out at £142 each delivered for 235/35x19.
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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby 3t3p » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:41 pm

Luckily.my phone remembered the code 2mich15
I think 4mich40 is the other one on blackcircles? I've used them for the fronts and rears competitive pricing these days and delivery to a garage, so much more convenient (yeah I've missed a tyre delivery before, what a PITA).

I have started to notice what some reviewers say about tramlining. You only notice this on a motorway at speed. Best way I can describe it is you feel like there's a bit of wind when there isn't.
Nothing severe but it is a bit strange.

Still the turn in, comfort and GRIP are well.wprth it.
Having gone stage 1 now with 314bhp at the wheels I can now break traction, but feeding it in smoothly the tyre takes it and propels you forward.
Not yet really tried them in the rain but sure they'll be outstanding with the dual compound construction and I bet they're ok in winter too:)

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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby 3t3p » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:45 am

We'll have had a chance to test them in the rain, mind blown.
Absolutely amazing almost as though you are driving in the dry.
This is for lateral grip and even aggressively putting power down you can still do it.
I'd say it's probably 80% of the asymmetric 3s performance in the dry but in the WET.
Phenomenal

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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby Cuprabob » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:11 pm

I'm loving them too :)
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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby 3t3p » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:57 pm

PS 4S on all four corners now, honestly its like its had an alignment and a small tweak. The car is just more planted, even in a straight line and the turn in is like its had a small suspension geometry adjustment for the better.

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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby Villy » Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:55 am

These tyres sound great. Are you finding that they are wearing really quickly? I have heard that you are having to change them very frequently.
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Re: Putting down the power at last, Michelin PS 4S

Postby 3t3p » Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:43 am

They're among the longest lasting tyres out there. I've only just put them on my car really

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