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Old 10-16-2012, 02:19 PM   #31
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I had my first (and hopefully last.....for a longtime) curb jump and got both wheels on the right side up on and off the curb and fortunatly zero evidence I even touched a curb. I have 215/50/17s so I do have a little more sidewall for error and the DWS has a nice pronounced rim protector.
I won't even embarrass myself by posting pictures of what my rims look like. Just note that 100% of the curbs in downtown Milwaukee are square...
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Old 10-16-2012, 02:27 PM   #32
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My PS3s had less than 4k miles on them so I traded them in at the tire shop. They gave me about $85 each for them.
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Old 10-16-2012, 02:29 PM   #33
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imho i would keep them...i got michelan all season performance primacy and they are staying on for this winter then im changing wheels and tires next summer...may even look into the MPS
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So you have plenty of tread left at ~27k miles Praton? I'm at 29k miles and have had two different mechanics tell me I need new tires yesterday.
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So you have plenty of tread left at ~27k miles Praton? I'm at 29k miles and have had two different mechanics tell me I need new tires yesterday.
Maybe "plenty" was an exaggeration, but I guess I can take a picture if you want? Though, I did notice yesterday in the rain I could spin my tires easier than usual...
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Old 10-16-2012, 02:41 PM   #36
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So you have plenty of tread left at ~27k miles Praton? I'm at 29k miles and have had two different mechanics tell me I need new tires yesterday.
I think 30-40k will be when they need replacement depending on driving conditions, so at 29k you probably do need to have them replaced.
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:52 PM   #37
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So you have plenty of tread left at ~27k miles Praton? I'm at 29k miles and have had two different mechanics tell me I need new tires yesterday.
Can't you just tell yourself by looking at the wear bars or doing the good ol' penny test?

I have just over 20k on mine and the dealer says that they are at 5/32". Assuming that they started at 11/32", they should get to 2/32" at about 30k. I would be pretty happy with that because I assumed that the tires would be worn out at about 20k
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Old 10-20-2012, 12:34 AM   #39
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VectorZ, do you notice any difference in your mileage with those tires compared to the PS3s?
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:26 AM   #40
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VectorZ, do you notice any difference in your mileage with those tires compared to the PS3s?
I haven't been through a tank of gas so far, in fact not even a half tank, but so far it seems about the same or slightly less. I'll watch my mpgs and let you know.

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