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I get ready to order the springs AND BUSHINGS <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> and find I have a dead tire (leaked, and run-flat damage). Remaining tires have about half their tread life. Seems I have tires that are 5mm less than the spec'd in width, so before I bought the car the tires must have been replaced. That may also explain why my rubbing is worse on my winter tires, and only present at full lock with these. So:<p>Do I need a set of 4 tires because the worn 3 will be "smaller" than the new 1 if I only replace the damaged one?<p>If I get a set, what is the tire currently considered "best" (and again, I searched. This one was a pretty active topic a couple of years ago, with the stock Pirelli's pretty poorly thought of. Current search shows very little on this topic <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> ). Any thoughts on what size I should go with especially in anticipation of the TME springs dropping the car?<p>Thanks again.....
 

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PS2s or F1s.<p>the size, <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">, should be the same as your stock size.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>phuz</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">PS2s or F1 D3s.<p>the size, <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">, should be the same as your stock size.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>He meant Michelin PS2's OR PS ALL seasons (I run them with very good results and you can actually USE those in the winter months and on light snow with some grip.<br>The F1D3s are Goodyears.<br>There are other good tires out there but do NOT go with the OEM Pirelli P Zero's, <B>pure junk</B>.<br>Also, <B>you <U>SHOULD </U>buy 4 new tires</B> as you have to be within 3 to 4/32 of each other.<br>If you can't afford 4 new tires now, <B>you M<U>UST </U>at least buy two (2)</B> that match tread depth (side to side)
 
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