: Pilot Sport 2 for our V-Babies...



lawfive
02-17-05, 06:10 PM
It's apparently coming. Sometime.

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Jerry,

Thank you for visiting our Web site and sending us your e-mail.

Regarding your message....

Hi, can you tell me if & when the Pilot Sport 2 will be available in
245/45 R18 for my 2005 Cadillac CTS-V?

We appreciate your interest in our tires.

We do not currently have a launch date for the Pilot Sport PS2 in size
245/45zr18. The tire is being developed but we have not received any information as to when it will be available.

We are sorry that we do not have more information to share with you.

If you have additional questions, call us at 1-800-847-3435 (toll-free)
between 8:30AM and 6:00PM Eastern Time Monday through Friday to allow
one of our Consumer Relations Representatives to assist you.

Michelin North America
Consumer Relations Department

trekster
02-17-05, 08:02 PM
I'm going to get new tires next week don't know which ones to get.

urbanski
02-17-05, 08:05 PM
I am getting PS2s for my new 19" CCWs :)
Wonder if they will last me more than 5K miles, LOL

slow35th
02-17-05, 08:41 PM
I'm going to get new tires next week don't know which ones to get.

My first choice would be the Toyo T1-S. It is supposed to be 6 lbs lighter than the stock runflats. If available Pilot Sport 2's would be tempting though.

Lance

trekster
02-17-05, 08:42 PM
I am getting PS2s for my new 19" CCWs :)
Wonder if they will last me more than 5K miles, LOL
slee,
What model CCWs did you get?
Yeah, hopefully once I get new tires it lasts more than the f1's.

Dreamin
02-17-05, 09:20 PM
SP600.

Bridgestone S03 is another good choice...

globed70
02-17-05, 09:47 PM
We do not currently have a launch date for the Pilot Sport PS2 in size
245/45zr18. The tire is being developed but we have not received any information as to when it will be available.

Michelin North America
Consumer Relations Department

Wow... imagine all the development to stamp out the same width carcass they've already got with slightly larger overall diameter and sidewall.... must have the engineers on sleepless nights. :devil:

homer403
02-17-05, 09:55 PM
Here's my 2 cents, PS2's would be my first choice, but I am getting ContiSportContact 2, I really like the way the look and handle. Check the out http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ContiSportContact+2

sefa01
02-17-05, 09:55 PM
Putting Eagle F1 GS-D3s on tomorrow. Putting them on my Mille Miglias. Switching my Hoosiers going on the stock rims.

I'll post how I like the new rubber.

benh
02-17-05, 10:17 PM
Anyone thought about going with 255/40s in the P2s? I remeber seeing a post a while back that someone is running 255s with "slight" rubbing up front when the wheel is completely turned?

Lanman
02-17-05, 10:49 PM
I replaced the F1's with Pilot Sport AS's. They don't handle quite as well as the F1's because of the sidewalls being softer but they still handle great in both the sun and rain.

wicked v
02-17-05, 11:05 PM
Just today I put Dunlop direzza's on my V. They are a new tread design and so far I am very impressed with them. They seem to be better in every then those run flats. The price was also right at 155.00 a tire.

Dreamin
02-18-05, 12:06 AM
Anyone thought about going with 255/40s in the P2s? I remeber seeing a post a while back that someone is running 255s with "slight" rubbing up front when the wheel is completely turned?

The posts were about the 255/45 rubbing... 255/40 will fit fine... you'll look like a 4x4, but rubbing should not be an issues.

lawfive
02-18-05, 12:44 AM
Putting Eagle F1 GS-D3s on tomorrow. Putting them on my Mille Miglias. Switching my Hoosiers going on the stock rims.

I'll post how I like the new rubber.

Please do! That's my second choice if the PS2's aren't out after I finish putting 35,000 miles on my stock tires... (That's what my buddy got on his C5.)

RSM CTS-V
02-18-05, 12:56 AM
Has anyone tried the Nitto 555's? I had a set of those on my 350Z before I bought my V. I had 19x10 in the rear and 19x8.5 in the front and the Nitto's really gripped the road. I could hardly break the rear loose on hairpins and when I did, they grabbed right back immediately. Unfortunately the tire size in the rear wasn't equivelant to the stock height and it caused traction control problems so I switched to Toyo T1-S's because of size availability and they didn't feel nearly as sticky as the Nitto's. I am going to try them once my F1's where out which should be in a month or so at the rate I'm going.

benjet
02-18-05, 01:16 AM
Has anyone tried the Nitto 555's? I had a set of those on my 350Z before I bought my V. I had 19x10 in the rear and 19x8.5 in the front and the Nitto's really gripped the road. I could hardly break the rear loose on hairpins and when I did, they grabbed right back immediately. Unfortunately the tire size in the rear wasn't equivelant to the stock height and it caused traction control problems so I switched to Toyo T1-S's because of size availability and they didn't feel nearly as sticky as the Nitto's. I am going to try them once my F1's where out which should be in a month or so at the rate I'm going.

I believe DgtalPimp has the Nittos on his.

urbanski
02-18-05, 11:16 AM
slee,
What model CCWs did you get?
Yeah, hopefully once I get new tires it lasts more than the f1's.
like Dreamin said, the SP600...waiting now for John to wrap up a new finishing process of nickel chroming
:worship: John

sefa01
02-18-05, 05:14 PM
Please do! That's my second choice if the PS2's aren't out after I finish putting 35,000 miles on my stock tires... (That's what my buddy got on his C5.)


Got the GS-D3s today and I'll definitely post in a couple of weeks when I have some miles on them.

But my question--and I'll bet I'm not alone is: How the f did you get 35,000 on the runflats? I got 12,000 and many people got less.

homer403
02-18-05, 05:42 PM
Ok... I too have to ask :hmm: how did you get 35k on the F1's??? I at 6k and I see wear bars.

lawfive
02-18-05, 07:06 PM
Ok... I too have to ask :hmm: how did you get 35k on the F1's??? I at 6k and I see wear bars.

OK, first: it's not me, it's my buddy. He's got an '01 Corvette that had the F1 runflats. Second: I just checked with him, and he only got 33,500 miles out of them... but the wear bars weren't showing and he's convinced he could have gone at least a couple thousand more miles.

Third: the wheels are different sizes on the Vette... so you CAN'T ROTATE those tires!

I've got 9K on my tires, and they've got an awful lot of tread left. So either you guys drive crazy or I'm a total *****.

lawfive
02-18-05, 07:16 PM
OK, first: it's not me, it's my buddy. He's got an '01 Corvette that had the F1 runflats. Second: I just checked with him, and he only got 33,500 miles out of them... but the wear bars weren't showing and he's convinced he could have gone at least a couple thousand more miles.

Third: the wheels are different sizes on the Vette... so you CAN'T ROTATE those tires!

I've got 9K on my tires, and they've got an awful lot of tread left. So either you guys drive crazy or I'm a total *****.

You can't say pu*sy on this forum? Wow, on another forum I saw a post where a guy got away with saying, "Shit!"

urbanski
02-18-05, 07:19 PM
LOL, i'm not calling you a P-you know what, but I killed my rear F1s after 4700 miles LOL

Dreamin
02-18-05, 07:35 PM
The Vette's F1 runflats are completely different from the V F1s. You wont get 35000 miles out of your tires...

lawfive
02-18-05, 07:44 PM
The Vette's F1 runflats are completely different from the V F1s. You wont get 35000 miles out of your tires...

Really? Crud. Neither me nor my friend knew that. Thanks.