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Tires, whatís everyone using

So I need new tires for my 06 Cayman S, I have Michelin PS2ís now and I find them the loudest tires Iíve ever used. Thinking of the P Zeroís but wanted to see what people like here. Mine are 19Ē


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I had the PS4S and they were great tires, I would assume technology has come a long way since the PS2ís
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Everyone is using different tires based on very different priorities. (old tires always get loud)

In CN with regular driving at less then 50F you will get the best grip and longevity with an A/S tire. Michelin A/S3+ or BFG Comp 2 A/S are both great tires.
Here in SoCal I prefer Hankook RS4 as my daily summer tire and Bridgestone RE71R for monstrous grip and short tread life.
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I recently put Generals G-MAX RS tires on my lowered 2006 Boxster S. I previously had Toyo Proxes T1 tires, but the rears only lasted 7,000 miles. The ride was also a bit hard for my liking. The G-MAX offer a quiet, smoother and more comfortable ride, but at the sacrifice for a slightly less reactive tire. The price point is very good; and tread wear should be better based on the type of warranty General offers. Overall, I'm happy with the purchase.
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2010 Boxster 19". Had Michelin on both Porsches (Cayenne and Boxster) and had them on Porsches in the past. Love 'em. Expensive but the best of everything. Could not find 19" all season for Boxster. Had to go to Continental. Seem to be ok. Have put 5000 or so on them. Quiet, good to ok grip and soft ride. Just what I was looking for......so far.
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Stock size 18Ē Pilot Super Sports...
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So I need new tires for my 06 Cayman S, I have Michelin PS2ís now and I find them the loudest tires Iíve ever used. Thinking of the P Zeroís but wanted to see what people like here. Mine are 19Ē


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Michelin tires are as quiet as anything you can buy and all tires will get quieter if the tread depth wears down evenly. So the rest is up to you.
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I also have a 06 Cayman S, 18" stock wheels, and I've gone through several sets of Sumitomo HTR Z III.

My initial expectations were pretty low because a set of 4 cost less than the 2 rear Michelins that needed to be replaced. But I'm a believer now, and not just on a price vs. performance basis, they handle very well wet or dry.
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I'm with Boxstersteve....Pilot Super Sports, quiet, great road fell wet and dry. This is on a 07 Cayman S. Best, Mark
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Continental.
Super sticky, not too pricey, decent tread-life
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