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Pirelli Cinturato a mistake?

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Have had these for a week, put about 400 miles on them. At 46K my OEMs were down to 4/32 in front and then I found a nail in the RR. The Pirelli's are noticeably quieter and felt firm on dry pavement but felt terrible at 70mph over standing water (raining heavily and water standing in tire grooves). Felt like they were on the edge of hydroplaning and dangerous. The GOM also went down from about 42 to 38 but I was expecting that.

Got them at Discount Tire. Bought them based on good reviews but when I look at the tread design it doesn't look very aggressive. Not sure if I got the "Plus" version or what the difference is. Thinking about trying to return them.
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Based on reviews posted on this forum, I switched over to Michelin Primacy MXV4 recently. Very satisfied, quiet, sticks to the road,very slight range reduction. A pricie tire but I found a set slightly used for dimes on the dollar. Any tire you switch out to, measure the tread area width. The OEM GYs are slightly less than 7" but other tires in the same size can have up to an 8 1/4 tread width. This affects range and fuel mileage greatly. Stick to the narrow tread width.
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