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Old 06-24-2007, 06:57 PM   #21
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I dont mean launch tho..I mean, starting at like under 2k revs and just flooring it in first to second is what I mean. But maybe its the width of the rims.
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Old 06-24-2007, 06:58 PM   #22
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I have 205 azenis on 6.5" rota group n's. They basically rock. Your wheel spin problem comes from throttle control though lol. I had shitty all season tires on when I was turboed before and I never once spun out, and I still drove aggressively.
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Old 06-24-2007, 07:22 PM   #23
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If you can find some nice, light 14x7s, you can get 225/50-14s.
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Wait.. What do you mean by wont seal right
Tires are designed for a specific size range on the size of there beads, if the gap is to large or to small the bead wont seat and pressure will escape. Ive seen this on our seina when my dad put some 225's on it to help the handling abit but found that the air pressure never stayed up to spec. and if the tire is to small then it might not be able to take the laod properly and fail due to heat, and other factors.
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Old 06-24-2007, 09:13 PM   #25
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Ohh ok. So you meant on the rim. Ok thanks!
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Old 06-24-2007, 09:56 PM   #26
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Even if the tire fits on the rim (seals) it still doesn't make it right. A wheel that is too small will change the geometry of the tire and turn a 225 into a 205 (or so I have been warned). I found a CHEAP place for scratched or other defective rims (just looks - nothing too wrong with them). I'll try to find the website when I get home. They were selling 13/14/15" x 7's for something like $35 each.
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Old 06-24-2007, 10:04 PM   #27
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nice i hope you find it could mean a set of slicks for my track events if i ever get to them
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Old 06-24-2007, 11:05 PM   #28
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205/50/15 Azenis are almost as wide as the average 225
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my 225's struggle for traction... the two best solutions i've found is 1) add a passenger 2) shift slower and not floor it as quickly. but i still spin in 4th sometimes if there are any ripples in the road. so i guess for number 3, avoid rough road.
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yeah but real 225's pwn 205's
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Old 06-25-2007, 12:12 AM   #31
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What kind or rubber are you running? My FZ4's would spin alot, but after I went with Kumho spt's, I only spin in the higher rpmz in first. I'm running 195, 15's (6inch).
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Get some better ******* tires.

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When I Was boosting 4, I would tak eoff in first, then at like 5mph, I would be able to just floor it, and spin them....spin them....grab second and spin them...and spin them... then get third gear scratch...Then I see videos of people boosting 15 or 10 and such and not even a screetch. Is it tuning????????
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im rocking azenis in 205.if i dump it on 6psi.i can break em loose.
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donuts made easy curtousey of my right foot. :gay:
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Old 06-25-2007, 01:55 AM   #35
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im rocking azenis in 205.if i dump it on 6psi.i can break em loose.
Dump it? As in dumping the clutch?
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For what it is worth, i took the turbo car out for an autocross today and turned up the boost to 10psi again (on 50/50 100octane/91 octane). On 205/50/15 azeni's, I was loosing traction in 1st due to power alone, but it held in every gear beyond that. I also have a 4.1 rear on an rx7 clutch diff, which helped a bit with traction.
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Old 06-25-2007, 02:58 AM   #37
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225/45/16 hankook rs-2's son !!! get some decent rubber in there. although i ran 195/60 azenis and didn't loose traction unless i was driving in the rain.

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yea,droping the clutch.
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yea,droping the clutch.
If your clutch is grabby enough, you could find a way to loose traction shifting into 5th gear if you tried hard enough I suppose. Driving harder does not always mean faster and if you are loosing a ton of traction on launches or shifts, you need to adjust the way you engage the clutch. Tires will help a lot though, and when I said I was loosing traction in 1st gear, it was just slightly and maybe better described as being on the ragged edge of traction.
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Shinobix, what wheels are you using at what offset?
Just curious due to how far the wheel/tire sticks out.
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