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Old 07-16-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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What's the beef with Pirelli?

I see many of you are changing out your P Zeros with other tires. To those of you with complaints, what is the problem? Is it that they don't last? Are they badly performing tires in the first place? I never do any burnouts and I try to tame my driving as much as I can so I don't anticipate having any issues with them.
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:25 PM   #2
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I see many of you are changing out your P Zeros with other tires. To those of you with complaints, what is the problem? Is it that they don't last? Are they badly performing tires in the first place? I never do any burnouts and I try to tame my driving as much as I can so I don't anticipate having any issues with them.
Not anticipating problems IS the problem. Just keep all your nannies on, drive "tame", and you should be ok. I suggest noone rely on those tires ever, especially in cooler weather.

Me personally? I will never buy another Pirelli product as long as I live. Maybe I'm partly to blame but they failed me in the worst way. My .02
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:30 PM   #3
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Not anticipating problems IS the problem. Just keep all your nannies on, drive "tame", and you should be ok. I suggest noone rely on those tires ever, especially in cooler weather.

Me personally? I will never buy another Pirelli product as long as I live. Maybe I'm partly to blame but they failed me in the worst way. My .02
What happened to your 02?
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:31 PM   #4
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They work fine for me. Handle well, look good... Heck, even for drag racing if you heat them up a little they work great for a street tire.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:59 AM   #5
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Got 33,000 miles out of mine. I have a heavy foot, but they did their job. Still have a little rubber to leave on the road, but will be getting new tires within the week.
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Old 07-17-2013, 04:54 AM   #6
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Don't have any complaints other than once they wear down they're pretty noisy
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Old 07-17-2013, 05:23 AM   #7
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The P/Zeros are fine except in cold weather. Below 40 degrees, even on dry roads they are hard as a rock.
I had to get all season tires (Toyos) for the winter.
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Old 07-17-2013, 05:23 AM   #8
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I liked the performance of mine durin the warm months. But my car is DD and whenever it was below 45 degrees they sucked.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:30 PM   #9
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I see many of you are changing out your P Zeros with other tires.
Maybe they saw the multiple failures at the British Grand Prix

http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/108479
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:35 PM   #10
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What happened to your 02?
LOL. His 2 cents, not his 2002 camaro.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:48 PM   #11
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LOL. His 2 cents, not his 2002 camaro.
haha i laughed at this as well
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:32 PM   #12
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I love these tires. The complaints come from people that have to run them in the cold, and they simply aren't reliable below 40*. They are truly a summer tire, and stick well with reasonable wear. When these are gone, I'll replace them with new P Zero tires.
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:56 PM   #13
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Mine were fine... I just replaced them with some equally matching in performance but for a cheaper price. Now I have a drag radial on the back...nothing beats in take off traction.
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:37 PM   #14
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they are great for warm, summer days. But if it's raining pretty hard, you will see that traction control light up like a christmas tree. I got 23K miles out of them, but I was not going to replace them with another set just like it. If you drive it as a DD, look for something a little better performance in 'bad' weather.
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