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Old 12-13-2007, 01:26 PM   #1
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I'm considering getting a set of 949 Racing 6UL's. What tires fit on them? I've been using falkens on the stock wheels, but I don't think the RT615's come in that size. Any recommendations?
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Which ones 15x7,15x8 or 15x9 ?
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Which ones 15x7,15x8 or 15x9 ?
They all fit his tire choice.

The only street tire currently out in that size is a Hankook RS2, and a toyo R1-R that should be here in a few months.


Race tires:

Hoosier A6
Hoosier R6
Toyo RA-1
Nitto NT01

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15x8 or 15x7.5. My car will eventually have atleast 250whp so bigger wheels and wider tires are a must.
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i run 15x7.5 konig rewind wheels wrapped in 225/45R15 Hankook RS2s. i love them.
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I didn't even know about the R1-R, it looks like a good tire. Any ideas on how much it'll cost?
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Emilio recommended RA-1s for mine since I'm running them on the street in above 50 degree temps usually. I'm at 230whp or so. He was out of the RS2s at the time though.

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How long have the RA-1 lasted you so far, because I was thinking about running those too but they're a bit expensive. Probably worth it for the extra traction if they last a little bit.
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I have 205-50-15's on my 15x8 6ul's but if i were to do it again i would go with the 225
RS2's since i have herd they are better traction on the track and don't over heat as easily. But that is because my car is a street car, If i had a track car or didnt drive my car much i would get a set of nitto nt01's.
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I didn't even know about the R1-R, it looks like a good tire. Any ideas on how much it'll cost?
More then the Hankook for sure. However hopefully it will be a much wider then the hankook, it is pretty small for a 225. Next to a 205 Azenis they are pretty close.

The falken's are great for the street/autox/drag, but they get greasy on a roadcourse.
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For a street/track car, R-S2s are bitchin. You may find, however, that on tighter tracks you will struggle to fully utilize 220whp or more, so you may want R-comps for that situation. I'm replacing my R-S2s with NT-01s.
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