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Old 04-16-2007, 11:59 PM   #1
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Default why do tires lose grip when you burn up all the tread?

Is it a different compound or something when you run out of tread? I wanted to get one more track day out of these shitty tires, but they feel really slick suddenly.

Any logic to this, or am I dumb? I have kumho ecsta 711's.
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each time a tire heats and cools it hardens the rubber. worn tires have gone through many heat cycles. hard rubber doesn't grip.
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each time a tire heats and cools it hardens the rubber. worn tires have gone through many heat cycles. hard rubber doesn't grip.
cool. Ordering rubber now.
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And...what are you getting?
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hopefully a turbo kit made of rubber.
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Good one!
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I light of the last thread I thought I had to. Seriously though, I'm just ******* around. I understand his reluctance to plop down that much cash at once. I think he will see the light soon enough.
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hopefully a turbo kit made of rubber.
Flying miata's new kit?
Seeing how the IC piping is all silicone.
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probably azenis for my 14's.
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I light of the last thread I thought I had to. Seriously though, I'm just ******* around. I understand his reluctance to plop down that much cash at once. I think he will see the light soon enough.
I am still trying to find a 1.8 too...and every penny of that should be going on student loans.
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I light of the last thread I thought I had to. Seriously though, I'm just ******* around. I understand his reluctance to plop down that much cash at once. I think he will see the light soon enough.
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http://www.miata.net/cgi-bin/isc/cla...evaction=today

There should be no excuses now. $700 for engine, tranny and rear end.
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I am still trying to find a 1.8 too...and every penny of that should be going on student loans.
Thank god for Aunt Sallie Just be careful... she'll **** you when you try to get your first mortgage.
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