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Old 12-19-2007, 02:48 AM   #61
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Bryantaylor, with R-compounds on a bike, wouldn't you have to worry about flattening them out if you do more highway miles than actual curvy roads?
I have to deal with that on my sport bike. The center wears out WAYYYYY faster then the sides. I don't spend enough time in twisties on it.

It's just part of the game when you drive it on the street.
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Old 12-19-2007, 03:33 AM   #62
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well, i ride A032H on the street, 10k miles on them. are they hard, yep, still stick better than azenisand they are fine in the rain. i don't know who '67 douchebag is, but his reasoning is pretty skewed. i have new rs2s on my other wheels mouned on the car. even at 225.45.15, they don't compare to a 195/60/14 r-compund.

rocks?! you're worried about rocks hitting your car? ( this is like john maclean's comments about glass in "die hard") know those tailgaters you get on the freeway? stray a little on the shoulder. those tires SHOWER the car behind you in rocks.

r-comps on the street are GREAT fun. can't wait to replace my yoks with some RA-1s and get these mediochre rs2s back in the garage. let '67 save his for his parking lot races. i'll enjoy mine every day.
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Old 12-19-2007, 03:45 AM   #63
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For me, Azenis are sticky enough that the rocks they throw are chipping up the black stripe along the bottom of the car :(
I think that might have something to do with the fact that a shop repainted that side of the car though. :/
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Old 12-19-2007, 03:46 AM   #64
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let '67 save his for his parking lot races. i'll enjoy mine every day.
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Since I'll actually be using my car for racing I'm not going to waste my slicks (I won't be using dot-r's anyway) on the street.
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Old 12-19-2007, 09:57 AM   #65
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I'm not trying to start **** here but come on people, seriously
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just relaying the message.
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:23 AM   #66
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Wow, I started this thread a few days ago and come back to some interesting responses.
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Old 12-19-2007, 12:44 PM   #67
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Boy, now I feel bad.

I invited '67Cutlass over here because he was asking some reasonably intelligent questions about engine management over at M.net. I warned him this was a tough crowd, guess I wasn't sufficiently clear.
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can't save them all, lol
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Boy, now I feel bad.

I invited '67Cutlass over here because he was asking some reasonably intelligent questions about engine management over at M.net. I warned him this was a tough crowd, guess I wasn't sufficiently clear.
yeah, well not being so ******* stupid and annoying helps too. it's just a temporary ban to shut him up for a bit.
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it's just a temporary ban to shut him up for a bit.
that's a classic right there.
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Bryantaylor, with R-compounds on a bike, wouldn't you have to worry about flattening them out if you do more highway miles than actual curvy roads?
yeah, a little. but i dont commute on my bike, so it isnt a issue.
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