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Postby Corsair » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:13 pm

Will be looking for new shoes in the not too distant future, and thus far have only run variants of Bridgestone Potenza's, those being RE001s and RE002s.

Does any one have any recommendations for a good, grippy performance tyre?
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby jslayz » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:37 am

wet/dry or mainly dry performance?

Mainly Dry - AD08R's
Wet/Dry - Dunlop Sport Maxx or or RE003's or Conti SportsContact 5P (motor mag winner)
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby fedaykin » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:38 am

I heard Michelin PS4 is good.
I have Hankook K120 on my car, great tyre.
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby jslayz » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:02 am

Forgot about the Michelins, ooops!

Think I'll be going AD08R's again
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby Corsair » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:32 am

jslayz wrote:wet/dry or mainly dry performance?

Thanks for the suggestions Jslayz. I'm after wet / dry performance. I love the feeling of being able to handle any situation and to have traction in the rain.
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby Corsair » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:33 am

fedaykin wrote:I heard Michelin PS4 is good.
I have Hankook K120 on my car, great tyre.

Thanks for the tips fedaykin. Will check both of these out. :D
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby bigBADbenny » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:52 am

S001 here, I'm on 8.5" rims which unlocks the more affordable 235 40 18 size, around $740 on a threeforfour deal...
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby Turbo Lag » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:55 am

Michelin PS4! Relatively cheap, readily available, and personally I feel like they have ridiculous grip. Very impressed with them on both street (dry and wet) and track so far. All of my mates run either PS4 or PS3 now as we've not found a better tyre at that same price point, and we're all happy with them on street and track. I feel like they're very pressure sensitive too, even a reasonable difference in just 4-5psi.
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby RX25SE » Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:28 pm

jslayz wrote:wet/dry or mainly dry performance?

AD08R's



These.
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby jslayz » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:19 pm

Thats why getting them again :D 8)
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby bigBADbenny » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:00 am

So are they all skatey in the wet then?
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby jslayz » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:52 am

Nah but WOT in second or 1st I can spin them at top of each gear onwards if road is wet.
So you have to be trying to break loose.
Fine if you moderate your driving style for the wet as you should.

When new they are 8mm deep and do really well in the wet but as they wear this reduces a bit

They are still good in wet but are a max dry style IME and I really like them.

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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby Corsair » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:05 pm

Thanks for all the suggestions everybody. Most appreciated! :hi:

I guess the only other consideration for me, other than grip, is whether the tyre has a rim protector. The Potenza's have saved my rims a couple of times due to the fact that the rubber bulges out a bit. Always handy!
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby tom_kauf » Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:12 pm

bigBADbenny wrote:S001 here, I'm on 8.5" rims which unlocks the more affordable 235 40 18 size, around $740 on a threeforfour deal...

+1 for the Bridgestone S001s. Despite all the marketing of the RE003s to enthusiasts, those who have had both say the S001s are better (and they're cheaper).
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Re: Tyre Suggestions

Postby zack » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:04 pm

bigBADbenny wrote:S001 here, I'm on 8.5" rims which unlocks the more affordable 235 40 18 size, around $740 on a threeforfour deal...


this, 3for4 $600 at Costco in 235 40 18
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