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I am considering the Pirelli P Zero Nero GT or the Continental extreme contact sport. Both highly rated on tire rack and the price is ok.
Can anyone offer feedback on these? Wet traction and handling are a priority here in Florida.
 

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I have had good luck with both, but have you looked at FIRESTONE FIREHAWK INDY 500? Basically rebranded Bridgestone Potenza RE003 tires in the US.......cheap and awesome, usually mutually exclusive terms. Wet traction and handling with these is great.
 

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I have had good luck with both, but have you looked at FIRESTONE FIREHAWK INDY 500? Basically rebranded Bridgestone Potenza RE003 tires in the US.......cheap and awesome, usually mutually exclusive terms. Wet traction and handling with these is great.
Hoping you are correct! I just ordered some yesterday and am getting them installed tomorrow. I chose them specifically because of the multitudes of praise other users have given the tire on this board.

Personally, I don't want anything to do with Conti or General ever again.
 

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Hoping you are correct! I just ordered some yesterday and am getting them installed tomorrow. I chose them specifically because of the multitudes of praise other users have given the tire on this board.
It's what I run on the 4C.......my son runs them on his FRS.....we like them.
 

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Big fan of the Continental. Got those as our daily driver on our Fiat 124, and on my wife's Supercharged RF Miata.
I'm very happy with Continental ExtremeContact Sport on my 124.
 

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Add me to the ECS club lol.
 

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The Pirelli situation is interesting. They never ever win any tests (at least the European ones I follow), but Ferrari and other super car makers use then as OEM tires very often.
 

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The Pirelli situation is interesting. They never ever win any tests (at least the European ones I follow), but Ferrari and other super car makers use then as OEM tires very often.
....and interestingly enough, the 500 Abarth's that were manufactured in Mexico for sale in the US and Canada came stock with Pirelli Zero Neros as stock rubber. That was how my 2013 came to me. I found them nice and grippy, but not so great in anything other than a light rain. Heavy rain was a problem for them. And you traded the grippiness for longevity. When I sold the car with 24k kilometers on it, they were due for replacement.
 

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My ECS are currently on the wall rack for the winter, but I'm a fan. Got caught in a few heavy summer thunderstorms and they did OK - not outstanding, but I never felt unsafe.

Can't comment on the Pirellis or the Indys.
 

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I can second the fire Hawk 500's. I've had the latest conti extreme contact and I like those too but you simply cannot beat Firehawk 500 for the price. Performs as good or better than the Conte's on the street. It is not a track tire. I paid a hundred bucks a tire for 225 45 17. Hard to argue with that. It's got a bitchin aggressive tread pattern that catches the eye
 
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