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Best 348 tires!

Discussion in 'Technical Q&A' started by ILMAESTRO, Nov 7, 2003.

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    ILMAESTRO Karting

    Dec 29, 2002
    To all 348 owners, what brand and model of tires are you the most satisfied with?

    In order of importance:


  2. Philippe

    Philippe Karting

    Nov 2, 2003
    Brussels, Belgium
    I have Pirelli PZero Asymetrico on my 348 ts. Very pleased with them except that I only made less than 8.000 km with the rear set ! Philippe
  3. FAD2BLK

    FAD2BLK Karting

    Nov 5, 2003
    Pacific Northwest
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    I went from Pirelli Pzero Asymetrico on my 94' 348 Spider to Bridgestone Potenza S-03's.
    I increased the tire sizes for the front from 215/50/17 to 225/45/17 and the rear 255/45/17to 265/40/17. If I remember correctly this was a 1/2 size increase from OEM; next time I will increase one full size to compensate for the 3/16" loss of tire height; getting in and out of driveways has become even that much more difficult for the Spider.
    Performance seems to have increased; it seems that I can push the envelope more now and have had to re-learn my driving threashold level.
    Cost, was about the same... I paid $164.00 for each front and $203.00 for each back.
    Noise level. I can still hear the engine just fine.... no noticeable difference in tire noise.
    Wear. I have only a couple thousand miles on them and they are holding up just fine...

    I purchased my tires from, had them drop shipped to a local performance tire shop where they were mounted/balanced/installed with a 4-way alignment. The difference from old to new was amazing; it was like a totally different car!
  4. Mitch Alsup

    Mitch Alsup F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    I can relate my F355 experience.

    I am currently getting over 5,000 road miles and 15 track days on a set of S03s. {I only get 5 track days on a set of brake pads, so getting 15 track days on a set of tires is phenomenal} These things grip well even in rain (even on the track in the rain).

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