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Old 03-24-2008, 06:07 PM   #21
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you want to grip in front when you drift, not in the rear
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Old 03-24-2008, 06:49 PM   #22
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Hes from St.Helens UK give him a break lol, hes trying to speak English it is the hardest language
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sams club sells 165's, go get those...
i dont get it, i thought you wanted grip even if you drift



Depends on the power and skill level of the driver.

My favorite tire to drift on is a RA-1, but you need alot of power to spin thoes.
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:59 PM   #24
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Wrong ******* forum. Go talk about your JDM stretched tire bullshit on CR.net.
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stretched tire = teh gayness.

235-40-17 on a Miata.....in your FACE! **** 195's BOOM! headshot!


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let people do whatever the hell they want. Get over it
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:50 PM   #26
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I run 205's on the front 15x7's and 225's on the rear 15x8's with no rubbing.
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:55 PM   #27
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i personally run 205/50/15 azenis on 15x6.5 front and 205/50/15 ziex on 15x7 rear for drifting... i, for some reason, prefer it like that. 205/50/15 azenis on 15x6.5 all around for track.
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:57 PM   #28
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Hes from St.Helens UK give him a break lol, hes trying to speak English it is the hardest language
Miataz, you never cease to amaze.

UK = United Kingdom aka ENGLAND.

Idiot.
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:07 PM   #29
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Miataz, you never cease to amaze.

UK = United Kingdom aka ENGLAND.

Idiot.
And Miata Z is from Canada aye....maybe they haven't learned that yet!!
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:12 PM   #30
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And Miata Z is from Canada aye....maybe they haven't learned that yet!!
I am from Canada myself.
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:44 PM   #31
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Lmao w.e...
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Old 03-25-2008, 02:27 PM   #32
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i personally run 205/50/15 azenis on 15x6.5 front and 205/50/15 ziex on 15x7 rear for drifting... i, for some reason, prefer it like that. 205/50/15 azenis on 15x6.5 all around for track.


That's a decent combination, even for stock powered miatas, but once you run back to back laps with the ziex they don't hold heat well and tend to delaminate almost at full tread, at least the 512 do.
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Old 03-25-2008, 02:38 PM   #33
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Just seen the earlier of 195's, so i think ill get either 205's or 215's, not sure how much power i will av yet, just finishing building the car with a p+p head, 550's, T28 off an s14, large FMIC and a mega squirt,
205's are only 35 quid a tyre = $75 so i think ill get them
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Old 03-26-2008, 12:08 PM   #34
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BenR has answered everything here. It all depends on skill Set and power.
I wouldnt want a 195 on any boosted miata for any type of driving.

I run a 215/40 most of the time.
Once I have adjustable upper control arms they should be fine, right now I want more grip. I have too much neg camber.
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stretched tire = teh gayness.

235-40-17 on a Miata.....in your FACE! **** 195's BOOM! headshot!


You know as well as I do those wheels look like sunken battle ships on a 4x4 truck. theres a head shot. You can put that rubber on alot better looking wheel.
I will still spin the **** out of those tires too, in your car or mine..

Anyway, I, at some point actually want to runthat tire size for drifting in my car...

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Old 03-26-2008, 03:03 PM   #36
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stretched rubber? seriously?

When did these ------s come over here?

Please leave.


Where is Philip?
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OK. I run 225/50 Toyo's on some 15 x 8 rims, with 0 offset.

That gives me plenty of tire, but I had to cut the arches to allow them to fit, you may get away with rolling & flaring.

Next tires I get will be 215's, and possibly a lower profile as well, which should give me a bit of extra clearance.

195's on an 8" wide rim are just plain daft, 205 minimum.

So if you're talking of drifting I'd say 205,215, or 225 if you can get them to fit.


More importantly, what brand of tyres are you getting? For pure track work the Toyo R888's should be good. otherwise most UK guys sem to run the Toyo T1-R or S, Goodyear Eagle F1's, Yokohama Parada's etc...
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stretched rubber? seriously?

When did these ------s come over here?

Please leave.


Where is Philip?

WTF, was just a question, didnt know it would upset ya so much lol
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hustler is the vocal soul of this board, he speaks its true feelings
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I'm interested in this as well:
I'm about to pick up a set of wheels in 16x8 et20. My car is very low. It's not about achieving the stretched look, I'm just trying to find what tires I can fit without rubbing (fenders rolled). I was thinking 205s to play it safe, but am sketched out by that photo posted earlier. Will 215s fit?
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