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    better tires -- Michelin or Bridgestone

    Which are the better OEM tires for the Cayman S stock 18" wheels, the Michelin PS2s or Bridgestone Potenza?

    Thanks.

    Re: better tires -- Michelin or Bridgestone

    Michelin PS2s are the best tires out there short of an R compound.

    Re: better tires -- Michelin or Bridgestone

    Had a go in a CaymanS which was (I think) on Bridgestones. Performance seemed good in the dry, nice and grippy on tight bends, but I only had a short run. Certainly better than Contis, which aren't as grippy IMO, and squeal a lot when they let go. This is my own limited experience of tyres other than PS2!

    Re: better tires -- Michelin or Bridgestone

    There is a marked difference in ride quality and handling performance due to the various tyre options - just read seom of Richard Healeys threads (TVMan) or his running report in 911&Porsche World magazine.

    Michelin PS2 by far the best option in all sizes for the latest 9x7 series cars.

     
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