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Old 04-08-2016, 11:39 AM   #281
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What kind of temperatures are they exposed to when they're shipped from overseas? I know Hankooks ship from Korea, Thailand for Maxxis?
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What kind of temperatures are they exposed to when they're shipped from overseas? I know Hankooks ship from Korea, Thailand for Maxxis?
Sort of not 100% relevant. These would be shipped in containers and the air inside those containers is no where near ambient.

Source: I work in the construction industry and ship wood products from china often... we have to monitor the conditions in the containers to control swell/warp. So I have many datas because the cost savings of traditional containers vs climate controlled is significant.
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Old 04-11-2016, 03:09 PM   #283
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edit: Having driven them finally, I can tell you they will make many peoples very happiness
This.

Most people I've spoken with have been pleasantly surprised at how well the VR-1's perform. They're really good right out of the box, but I think they'll get even better as people figure out how to optimize their set-up for the tire.

BTW, the 245/40ZR15's are back in stock. They'll be available on the website tomorrow.
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For those on backorder does that mean our order(s) will be shipping soon? I ordered 4/4 and was advised they'd likely ship sometime between the 18th and 22nd. Excited to see them in person :}
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For those on backorder does that mean our order(s) will be shipping soon? I ordered 4/4 and was advised they'd likely ship sometime between the 18th and 22nd. Excited to see them in person :}
Yes, you should see them soon.
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Is the stock coming back anytime soon on the sizes that ran out as fast as possible?
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Is the stock coming back anytime soon on the sizes that ran out as fast as possible?
205/50ZR15 (1-2 weeks out)
245/40ZR15 (In Stock) online tomorrow
205/55ZR16 (In Stock)
255/40ZR17 (In Stock) online tomorrow
245/40ZR18 (In Stock)
265/35ZR18 (In Stock)
295/40ZR18 (In Stock) online tomorrow
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:04 PM   #288
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I have an RC-1 on my car, and they've been out as low as 35-40*. Still, when we had them on the track, my coach was loving the grip levels, so I don't know how much they were affected. They are also not really "soft" slicks so...i dunno if that's worth anything
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205/50ZR15 (1-2 weeks out)
245/40ZR15 (In Stock) online tomorrow
205/55ZR16 (In Stock)
255/40ZR17 (In Stock) online tomorrow
245/40ZR18 (In Stock)
265/35ZR18 (In Stock)
295/40ZR18 (In Stock) online tomorrow
oh man i need to finish this miata so i can order wheels for the C6.
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Much like
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any comparisons yet? Plenty of people have these tires already...

i wanna buy stuff.
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any comparisons yet? Plenty of people have these tires already...

i wanna buy stuff.
Buy me a set and I'll do a comparison just for you.
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any comparisons yet? Plenty of people have these tires already...

i wanna buy stuff.
I'm bringing mine to SMMR next weekend. 15x10 6UL and 245/40 VR-1 vs. 15x9 6UL and 225/45 Rival S on a 200whp turbo car.
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Buy me a set and I'll do a comparison just for you.
I'll buy you one, you buy three? Just make sure it's on a 15x10 rim please.

Feel free to PM me your shipping address.
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I'm bringing mine to SMMR next weekend. 15x10 6UL and 245/40 VR-1 vs. 15x9 6UL and 225/45 Rival S on a 200whp turbo car.
excellent, I look forward to the results!
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Think you could toss a GoPro on for a few of those laps with the 245s Sav?
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would 245/40 even be worth fitting to 8.25s? I have 225's that I am going to fit but am now reconsidering.
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8.25s?

What wheels are those?
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8.25s?

What wheels are those?
Shrug - never heard of them, simply bought because they're cheap as * ****, I have measured them and it is indeed 8.25, I don't why - but apparently it's a thing.

Linked' below;

ULTRALITE UL12 15" x 8.25J ET20 4x100 4x114.3 MATT BRONZE ALLOY WHEELS Y3017 | eBay


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Doubt I would invest in tires for a no name wheel (At least to me, honestly never heard of them) but I mean - they may surprise me enough to consider. At this point I don't know if I should just go with a 15x9 set up instead.

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http://www.ultralitewheels.com/ - linked website if anyone wants to tangent on own terms.
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