Bridgestone Potenza RE003

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Good day brothers,

Just sharing what i found in the net the all NEW BS POTENZA RE003.
I cant find any size/specs and will update accordingly.

Initial impression imho is impressive. the thread mimic the legendary BS RE11.



 

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Yup, the gang was talking about it that day. Still will be a dry tyre. Resemble the RE-11 shoulder pattern but much more mild. RE-11 the zig zag groove much larger.....:driver:

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Is it out already? :love:
Your Re-002 still new mah!....:biggrin:
 

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Yup, the gang was talking about it that day. Still will be a dry tyre. Resemble the RE-11 shoulder pattern but much more mild. RE-11 the zig zag groove much larger.....:driver:

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Your Re-002 still new mah!....:biggrin:
RE-11 not available here. :banghead:
Not that new. Few months old dah. Go touge every week see how fast the treadwear goes?
 

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BS Japan released it in Jan 2015.
and from my local sources, they said its gonna be in mid April.

time to burn my RE002. hehe.
 

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Wow!! i hope this re000003 price will be competitive.. but knowing bridgestone.. haih :banghead:
Should not be that bad nowadays if not mistaken. I know when RE-001 came out, they even warn the tyre shop on selling cheap. I did not use because of it. Then I got one set for my friend, tyre shop bill full price less trade in even though no tyres traded in, just to come to lower price :smokin:.....hahhahahhahaha :biggrin:
 

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Should not be that bad nowadays if not mistaken. I know when RE-001 came out, they even warn the tyre shop on selling cheap. I did not use because of it. Then I got one set for my friend, tyre shop bill full price less trade in even though no tyres traded in, just to come to lower price :smokin:.....hahhahahhahaha :biggrin:
First, they don't carry RE-11 and RE-01's here, and now I'm hearing this. BS, BS.
 

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First, they don't carry RE-11 and RE-01's here, and now I'm hearing this. BS, BS.
Hello, please read carefully. Go and google RE-001 picture. This model was sold before your RE-002 replaced it....:banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: :banghead: :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: :banghead:

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As for RE-11, there may be some around brought in by parallel importer or race enthusiast. Like Hankook RS3 I could not find them, but my race kakis say some race organizers brought them in and only sell to those registered for their races.....:biggrin:
 

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Hello, please read carefully. Go and google RE-001 picture. This model was sold before your RE-002 replaced it....:banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: :banghead: :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: :banghead:

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As for RE-11, there may be some around brought in by parallel importer or race enthusiast. Like Hankook RS3 I could not find them, but my race kakis say some race organizers brought them in and only sell to those registered for their races.....:biggrin:
Yeah I know Re001 was before re002. Just a thought though.

As for the RE-11, have to look around harder.
 

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Yeah I know Re001 was before re002. Just a thought though.

As for the RE-11, have to look around harder.
Then you should not post that using my quote. One is RE-001, one is RE-01:smokin: BS model very confusing one, also have RE-010......hhahahhahahhahahahhah:rofl:
 

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Aggressive looking tire, must be more for dry grip but hopefully not too bad in the wet too. Hope it has the sizes I need and not at high prices BS used to sell (but I doubt both!). What are the tread wear and traction rating of this?
 

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Ohh. I was referring to them not carrying re-01 and re-11. And their attitude about the re001.. apa tu re-010?
Google lah......hahhahhahahaa:rofl:

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Aggressive looking tire, must be more for dry grip but hopefully not too bad in the wet too. Hope it has the sizes I need and not at high prices BS used to sell (but I doubt both!). What are the tread wear and traction rating of this?
So far this category of tyres got many sizes, just need to know what pricing only.....:hmmmm:
 

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Aggressive looking tire, must be more for dry grip but hopefully not too bad in the wet too. Hope it has the sizes I need and not at high prices BS used to sell (but I doubt both!). What are the tread wear and traction rating of this?
from japan's website, rolling resistance is C, and wet is B.. same as S001.. don't know what rating is this, definitely not UTQG..

got a report that size 195/55R15 is made in indonesia, so expect price to be not too expensive?
 

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from japan's website, rolling resistance is C, and wet is B.. same as S001.. don't know what rating is this, definitely not UTQG..

got a report that size 195/55R15 is made in indonesia, so expect price to be not too expensive?
That is EU Tyre label like this....



For wet, B is pretty good....:driver:
 

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Google lah......hahhahhahahaa:rofl:
Just checked. Is it a predecessor of RE-001?

from japan's website, rolling resistance is C, and wet is B.. same as S001.. don't know what rating is this, definitely not UTQG..

got a report that size 195/55R15 is made in indonesia, so expect price to be not too expensive?
B and C? That doesn't look well somehow. Unless the Japs have a higher requirement for their tire ratings?
 

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if that is true, probably that is not much improvement on RE002's wet performance.
sometimes i find abit scary to drive fast on rainy days on the RE002. sad!
That is why must use Max performance, traction AA and large grooves tyres for wet....:biggrin::driver:
 

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Hi all, checked out the price for these in Seri Kembangan (nearby McD/Jusco area) - price for 195/55/15 was Rm190/piece excluding GST. For 195/50/15 was Rm166/piece excluding GST. Note available stock has not arrived yet - according to the shop folks should arrive somewhere this month (vague) and they were unable to tell where the tyre was manufactured. Based on the price I think it may be Thai or Indon (I guess).

Didnt check out the other sizes tough. Are these the similar prices in other areas for those who have checked?
 
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Hi all, checked out the price for these in Seri Kembangan (nearby McD/Jusco area) - price for 195/55/15 was Rm190/piece excluding GST. For 195/50/15 was Rm166/piece excluding GST. Note available stock has not arrived yet - according to the shop folks should arrive somewhere this month (vague) and they were unable to tell where the tyre was manufactured. Based on the price I think it may be Thai or Indon (I guess).

Didnt check out the other sizes tough. Are these the similar prices in other areas for those who have checked?
That's cheaper than I expected.
 

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Hi all, checked out the price for these in Seri Kembangan (nearby McD/Jusco area) - price for 195/55/15 was Rm190/piece excluding GST. For 195/50/15 was Rm166/piece excluding GST. Note available stock has not arrived yet - according to the shop folks should arrive somewhere this month (vague) and they were unable to tell where the tyre was manufactured. Based on the price I think it may be Thai or Indon (I guess).

Didnt check out the other sizes tough. Are these the similar prices in other areas for those who have checked?
Yup, depending on the size, they will be from Japan, Thailand or Indonesia

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That's cheaper than I expected.
Someone inform that will be cheaper than RE-002 woh!....:biggrin:
 

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Yup, depending on the size, they will be from Japan, Thailand or Indonesia

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Someone inform that will be cheaper than RE-002 woh!....:biggrin:
Wonder how much will 205/50/15 be? Probably around same price also. Lol.
 

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Wah super affordable. Now I wonder how it compares to PS3 & GY F1 D5
 

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Hi all, checked out the price for these in Seri Kembangan (nearby McD/Jusco area) - price for 195/55/15 was Rm190/piece excluding GST. For 195/50/15 was Rm166/piece excluding GST. Note available stock has not arrived yet - according to the shop folks should arrive somewhere this month (vague) and they were unable to tell where the tyre was manufactured. Based on the price I think it may be Thai or Indon (I guess).

Didnt check out the other sizes tough. Are these the similar prices in other areas for those who have checked?
Saw in Quicksave USJ fb, RE-003 arrived at their shop today already....:driver:

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RE-003 better than PS3 in dry, but all the while RE have been good in dry. But not sure why they test different test against different tyres?
Like lane change against Pirelli and wet against Conti?:hmmmm:

No mention of tyre size also. This report seems one sided....hahhahha
 
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Scare like PS3 last time, after become famous, join BN....Barang Naik......:rofl:
Maybe marketing strategy. Starting time still new. Get everyone to buy cuz is cheap. Then once everyone find it really good to use and love those tyres...is time to raised the price slightly and slowly and ppl might still buy cuz they love it.
 

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Any credible reviews comparing these to Michelins/Kumhos/bla bla?
Still new, best is real world feedback.....:driver:

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Maybe marketing strategy. Starting time still new. Get everyone to buy cuz is cheap. Then once everyone find it really good to use and love those tyres...is time to raised the price slightly and slowly and ppl might still buy cuz they love it.
Nope, PS3 195/55R15 launched time RM230 only. Slowly went up 240, 250 then 260, still have some users follow, then one time even up to 290, then many complaints and some switch brands. Now they start to drop and is back to around 250...hahahaha:biggrin:
 

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Hmmm macam good tire...