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Old 08-10-2012, 03:26 PM
Supercourse Supercourse is offline
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People keep mentioning Pirelli Scorpion, but my X3 came with Pirelli P Zero Nero. Is that because it came with the cold-weather option or that's what some previous owner put on?
A previous owner put them on because they cost less - more a passenger car tire.
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:38 AM
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I have a 2007 X3 that I recently purchased tires for. The existing original Pirelli Scorpions were at 53K miles. Bought the car last summer ('11) and the ride has been terrible. Bumpy enough to have people tell me they were getting carsick in backseat. I was hesitant to go with Pirellis again after reading blog below. However I went with Pirelli P Nero and so far I own a completely different car. The ride is 100 times better with the softer sidewall tire. Don't know how it will wear yet, but the first day I used them it was raining and the tires handled well. Very Happy.
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