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Old 03-02-2007, 05:35 PM   #1
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Default What tires would you recommend ?

I have a set of oem hollow spokes (10.3 lbs each) that Im waiting to be deliverd to me, what street tires would you guys reccomend, And the prices I can expect to pay for each?

I plan on a gunmetal finish like braineacks wheels.
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:37 PM   #2
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Hankook RS2 or Azenis

hankooks slightly cheaper i believe.
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:40 PM   #3
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do you know the specs of these tires, width ,ummm anything else associated with tires?
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:43 PM   #5
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:46 PM   #6
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http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/fin...d=14&ar=60&ct=

I like these tires, look good for the money
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well **** they don't make either of those in a 14" anymore. that sucks.
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:48 PM   #8
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OEM Hollow Spokes are 14's right?

Azenis
Toyo's T1R-my current tire
Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3's-previous tire-dont know if avail in 14's though
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:54 PM   #9
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damn this sucks, hmmmmm hopfully I can find a nice set of good performing tires locally
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get the g force sports they can be had through tire rack and short of the S03's or DR's they have some of the best grip of a tire in there class i run them and hope to get maybe 40K miles out of them who knows maybe less they heat up quick, stay sticky, and are 60-70 bucks apeice through summit. Adbradley runs them as well and seems to like them.
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Old 03-03-2007, 02:17 PM   #12
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Azenis or Kumho MXs
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I have the Toyo T1-R. It is REALLY light, nice and quiet and has plenty of grip. They are molded in sections, not like a clamshell which makes them balance very well. They have a high/low spot indicator as well. They also have directional tread with connected shoulder blocks so they don't get choppy. I'm sure there are higher grip tires, but they will weigh more and won't be made as well. I love working with Toyo's!
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http://www.edgeracing.com/1994/Mazda/Miata/tires/14/

Bottom of the page. Azenis RT615. May be heavier than the Toyos, but in terms of grip, turn in, and fun factor makes up for the extra weight. Less road noise than the older 215 and a bit more heat tolerant. Second from the bottom RS2 are also nice tires and have just a hair less grip than the Azenis.

Plus, they are in FL if you are close enough to do local pickup (I do realize that FL is a big state so maybe not). If the miata is your daily driver, then I'd go with the Toyos or something similar for the longer tread life. YMMV.
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I really enjoy my Azenis.
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I love my RT615 azenis. Good tires make a HUGE difference in handling.
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I'm all for the Azenis as well.

The GS-D3s (referencing a previous post) don't come in 14s. Most new performance tires these days are only available in 16" and up.
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195/60/14

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For a pure summer tire (no inclement weather):
Falken's AZENIS RT-615 $61 ea.

For an all-around tire
Flaken's ZE-512 ZIEX (HP) $42 ea.
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I have the Hankook RS2 195-60-14's and love them. They have gone through one track day and a lot of street user and have held up well.
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Azeni, gforce sport, i have both and like both equally well

I also have a few friends who have run fuzion zri with great results.
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