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Hey guys,

Just wondering what the agreement is on the best or best value tires to get for an "00 S model. I am looking into Hankook V12 EVO right now because they seem like a good value and also have pretty good reviews. I have OEM pilot sport on right now and they are alright but are due for replacement!

Any suggestions welcome,

Cheers,

Gulfstorm

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The Hankooks are good. Here another option to look into..

I just put a set of Bridgestone RE-11's on my Turbo and I love them. Quiet on the freeway and they stick really well. They are a bit more money than the Hankooks but a lot less than the pilots. They look cool as well.

You can read reviews on them on Tire Rack.

Hope this helps

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best VALUE tires would be a set of Nexen N3000,,,

will last U close to 30,000 miles.

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When it came time to replace the OEM Pirelli's on my '99 Boxster I did a couple of months of research (reviews, specs and talking to fellow DE and AXers) and decided on the Sumitomo HTR ZIII. They are quiet and comfortable on the road, excellent grip on the track and in AX, only slightly higher in cost to the Hankooks and are rated as a 30K mi. tire.

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Great!

Thanks for the great suggestions. I will definitely look into all of those options. I really would like them to be quiet on the freeway and around town.

Cheers,

Gulfstorm

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best VALUE tires would be a set of Nexen N3000,,,

will last U close to 30,000 miles.

I'm curious about the 30,000 mile expectation. I know of no one who owns a Porsche who gets anywhere near that from a set of tires - nothing that even approaches 20, 000 miles. Do you auto-x or track your car?

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best VALUE tires would be a set of Nexen N3000,,,

will last U close to 30,000 miles.

I'm curious about the 30,000 mile expectation. I know of no one who owns a Porsche who gets anywhere near that from a set of tires - nothing that even approaches 20, 000 miles. Do you auto-x or track your car?

I have always heard you usually replace the rears twice as often as the fronts. I got my 2001 with 75k on it. I now have 115k on it. It came with PS2's when purchased. I am now just replacing the fronts for getting close to the wear bars. The tires are still in spec. That's 35k on a pair of Michelins. The rears were replaced w/ Falken 452's (after about 20K because of a nail.) The new rears already have 15k on them and the they are at about 70% wear left. The car is a daily driver that I put about 20K a year on. I see no reason you can't get 30k out a pair of tires if you aren't excessively throwing the car around the curves and your roads are in generally good shape.

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I just put a couple of Falken ZE 912s on my rear, so far so good. Decent grip and quieter than the Sumitomos that came off but they were down to the wear bars so comparison may not be fair. Good price from Vulcan tire at $106 each and shipping was reasonable.

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