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Old 09-29-2009, 06:16 PM   #1
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Short and simple, I need tires for my DD. I have the turbo install coming up and l'll probably do a couple of autox here and there. I have two 15x6 wheels and (2) 195/50/15 brigestone g-force with enough tread left in them. I need another pair but I have a really low budget

These are the tires I can afford at this point. Like I said before I dont have any significant mods in the car yet and I need something that will supplement the other pair of tires I have it rains a lot in miami so wet traction is a +

Yokohama AVS
http://www.vulcantire.com/cgi-bin/ti...=%7Bkeyword%7D

Falken Ziex 912
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Dunlop Sport Z1
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I have the ASTs on my prelude, they are 'okay'.
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I've heard ASTs are ****

If your friend buys the plx I can buy something better


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Dunlop Sport Z1
I read the customer reviews, 3/3 all failures.

I know my choice is limited, but is ******* scary to the car sideways from shifting from 1st throgh 3nd on a rainy day O_O... is also fun though people look at me like I have a nuclear reactor under the hood

Like I said I understand my choice is limited but I want a tire I wont have to replace shortly after installing the turbo. I guess Im asking for too much
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dude, u are being cheap so save money and get a cheap tire.
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dude, u are being cheap so save money and get a cheap tire.
I know I just dont want replace them a few months after the install
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I know I just dont want replace them a few months after the install
...dont burn out or drift?
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...dont burn out or drift?
sorry but I gotta let all this bitch *** ******* driving civics whats up!!











*term used in south florida when refering to people. Im not a racist
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tires>>>turbo

Wait on the turboz, get some decent ******* tires, mmmkkkkayyy, Ginger?
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Wait on the turboz, get some decent ******* tires, mmmkkkkayyy, Ginger?
The thing is that I have everything ready for the install. It pisses me off to see all that **** in the garage, is been over a year of collecting all that **** is rather frustrating. Then turbo install inflicts no real cost at this time and I want in the car NOW!!!
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I say get the cheapest kicks avail for the 6 inchers. Save your schekels, and get some real rubber on some 8's, then offload the old kit. If you were nearby, I would pity-chuck you some half beat 225 RS2s, and you could scrounge some 8's. You will not get the necessary grip out of the 6's. Post vids of you auto-xing that setup, thanks a bunch.
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I say get the cheapest kicks avail for the 6 inchers. Save your schekels, and get some real rubber on some 8's, then offload the old kit. If you were nearby, I would pity-chuck you some half beat 225 RS2s, and you could scrounge some 8's. You will not get the necessary grip out of the 6's. Post vids of you auto-xing that setup, thanks a bunch.
Im in between the ziex and the general. I would pay shipping for the rs2
after that Im ill start putting money in the piggy for 6uls
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I've heard ASTs are ****
Yeah, they failed me in the rain: Driving down a mountain side with a 4 lane road converted into a 2 lane with a concrete barrier in the middle, raining like hell, about 11pm; scariest drive of my life to date. The tires failed hardcore in the rain and hydroplaned like a bitch and I constantly had to fight for control at like 20mph. I had to pull over and let air out of the tires.

Otherwise they are 'okay'...
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Yeah, they failed me in the rain: Driving down a mountain side with a 4 lane road converted into a 2 lane with a concrete barrier in the middle, raining like hell, about 11pm; scariest drive of my life to date. The tires failed hardcore in the rain and hydroplaned like a bitch and I constantly had to fight for control at like 20mph. I had to pull over and let air out of the tires.

Otherwise they are 'okay'...
O_O wtf thanks for the advice. BTW is the MS ready??
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Street tires are gay. 200 tread wear or below. Go forth and do good works.

I just took Hoosier R6's off the S2000. They changed my life. I put 255/50-17 Kumho XSs on my RPF1s, and I'm very happy with them after the first couple of days, but I can't comment further than that. I will say (again) that RS2s suck my bigger ball (the right one, for the record). Grip sucks, feel sucks. Moderate lateral grip is their only redeeming factor, but they don't even really have much of that. And I only got about 8000 miles and 4ish autocrosses from 'new' to 'spun out in traffic in a faint drizzle' scary.
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get some G force sports man i realy think if you use them up within 2 yrs they are awesome tires after that they kinda get alil hard on ya lol. Its another reason my car is waiting this year of economic turmoil out as well lol.
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the G-Force Sports run a bit wide, just a precaution.
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O_O wtf thanks for the advice. BTW is the MS ready??
yeah you should get it today or tomorrow. $9 please.

now just get these and call it a day:

http://www.vulcantire.com/cgi-bin/ti...=ze912hp_t.htm

or these in 205/50/15:

http://www.vulcantire.com/cgi-bin/ti...&f=ze502_t.htm
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yeah you should get it today or tomorrow. $9 please.

now just get these and call it a day:

Falken ZE-912 (HP) Tires for Sale Online - Vulcan Tire Sales

or these in 205/50/15:

Falken ZE-502 Tires for Sale Online - Vulcan Tire Sales


Payment zent. I found 912s 205/50/15 for $10 more. Ill get two of those.
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