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Greetings:<p>We're new to the Volvo club and after only 650 miles on the clock, the Pirelli P6 took a dump last night and failed on the side wall. There does not appear to be any prior impact or damage to the area. Is this a common problem with these tires and, if so, where can I obtain additional information? Oh, and we just love the donut spare. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Thanks.<p>Buster1
 

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Re: Pirelli P6 - - junk? (Buster1)

Welcome to Swedespeed!<p>I have heard of this before as well unfortunately. There are a lot of Volvo owners out there who don't have nice things to say about the Pirelli P6. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>-Drew
 

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Re: Pirelli P6 - - junk? ([email protected])

I never used them, my car came standard with Conti's, but indeed there's a lot of the same posts on this problem.<br>I looks like it's a Pirelli "feature".
 

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Re: Pirelli P6 - - junk? ([email protected])

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> There are a lot of Volvo owners out there who don't have nice things to say about the Pirelli P6. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>-Drew<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Never had a problem with mine, after 28,000 miles...they are very quiet and handle very well in the rain...there are better choices out there. But they are a HUGE improvement over the horrific Pirelli P6000 tires.<p>Yannis
 

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Re: Pirelli P6 - - junk? (GrecianVolvo)

Well, I've looked around and there appears to be a few others with similar bad experiences with the P6's. <A HREF="http://www.vvspy.com/frameset.php?bn=volvospy_newv70c70" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vvspy.com/frameset.php?bn=volvospy_newv70c70</A> (see 17" Pirelli Tires)<p>buster1<BR><BR>
[Modified by Buster1, 3:59 PM 11-7-2002]
 

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Re: Pirelli P6 - - junk? (Buster1)

I read these tire posts for the last several months and became convinced there is confusion between P6 and P6000 (as GV says, the P6000s are bad). And that increased pressure with any low profile tire is crucial (I doubt any state has more potholes than IL). Note that one of the posts in the ref thread actually compliments P6. Anyone know when Volvo changed the spec?
 

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Re: Pirelli P6 - - junk? (sondagsakare)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> Anyone know when Volvo changed the spec? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Spring of 2001.<p>Yannis
 
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