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Old 09-30-2009, 12:31 PM   #21
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Cool! Yeah, Tyson's package came this morning, so yours should be waiting for you as well. Firmware and map preloaded...don't go screwing with it
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Old 09-30-2009, 12:34 PM   #22
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Cool! Yeah, Tyson's package came this morning, so yours should be waiting for you as well. Firmware and map preloaded...don't go screwing with it
I have the intructions this time, ahem!!
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Old 09-30-2009, 12:35 PM   #23
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Whats a fair price for tire alligment??



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$50 Mounting and balancing, and $45 alligment, for all 4.


Also I was set on ZE 912s, but I came across NITTO Neo Gens for the same price. Do I stick to falken??

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Old 09-30-2009, 01:47 PM   #24
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Cool! Yeah, Tyson's package came this morning, so yours should be waiting for you as well. Firmware and map preloaded...don't go screwing with it
keep me out of this and ill keep \/ this \/ OUT OF YOUR MOUTH!
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Old 10-01-2009, 12:04 AM   #25
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i love my nitto gens
If I wouldve wanted rookie advice I wouldve post this in M.net. Now get the **** off my thread





























Nah jk Im leaning towards the Nittos too. Im more than sure Im gonna get those. Now seriuosly go introduce yourself if you havent, and let the de-noobing bash start
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ehh ive been around cars since i was 5 haha, my dad is a mechanic, so is my uncle and brother, ive been racing cars since i was 10. i may look like a noob on the interwebz but im on other forums too haha, its all in good fun. I dont ask stupid questions, i use the search button and sit back and read alot before i ask legit questions

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Old 10-01-2009, 12:10 PM   #27
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Nah jk ......Now seriuosly go introduce yourself if you havent, and let the de-noobing bash start

You obviously missed the JK... the "bash the 'noob'" part is standard procedure thus the


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ehh ive been around cars since i was 5 haha, my dad is a mechanic, so is my uncle and brother, ive been racing cars since i was 10. i may look like a noob on the interwebz but im on other forums too haha, its all in good fun. I dont ask stupid questions, i use the search button and sit back and read alot before i ask legit questions



Glad to see you have a strong background. Also that you use the search. I read manuals.

Still post a in the meet and greet and show us your project.
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no i saw the JK and didnt take it to heart or anything, i have the gens on my protege right now and a set in the mail for my miata in 205 50 15, i just love the damn tyres
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Ok then Ill go with the Neos Ill post pictures of my beat up **** when I get them
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You'll like the NeoGens.



Now if I can only find the funds to buy those damn Dunlop Z1 Star Specs......
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Now that you mentioned that, both the Neos and the Falken come at around $150 shipped for a pair. I just saw the Z1s at Sears for $73

EDIT: NVM theyre not star spec

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where did you find the nittos that cheep?
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The lowest price i've found the NeoGens are for ~ $94 a pop, shipped rom Disc.Tire Direct. Though DTD's prices are a touch higher, TR adds shipping, tax and tire disposal fee for us in states with a TR warehouse....those asshats just haaaad to put in in some craphole called "Midway GA"....so now I have to pay tax from TR.
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The lowest price i've found the NeoGens are for ~ $94 a pop, shipped rom Disc.Tire Direct. Though DTD's prices are a touch higher, TR adds shipping, tax and tire disposal fee for us in states with a TR warehouse....those asshats just haaaad to put in in some craphole called "Midway GA"....so now I have to pay tax from TR.
GA is a bitch with taxes O_O

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where did you find the nittos that cheep?
(2) or (4) NEW 205/50/15 NEW NITTO NEOGEN, BEST DEAL !!:eBay Motors (item 380159312907 end time Oct-16-09 11:19:22 PDT)
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:47 AM   #35
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Guys, I need your opinion here

2 direzzas start specs used, more or less for 2k, sellers edited his post when I enquired about them to $145 shipped. There are pics of the tire thread in the link.

SCCAForums.com - FS: 2x Dunlop Direzza Z1 Star Specs 195/55/15

What do you thinkz??
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neogens.

$10 more and you get new tires.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:53 AM   #37
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I was gonna say $120, if lev reads this then he's gonna bring the whole jewery thing up!!

Edit: BTW guys come on help me get my **** on the road
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buffon01, I didn't re-read the whole thread, but I have a suggestion or two. One, I don't think I would pay anywhere close to new price for used tires. Two, instead of reading the user reviews at tire rack, check out the test results. They do there own comparos constantly, and it will help you make an informed decision. Granted, they don't test on your car, nor in your size, but I still think it's valid. If'n you need help, pop me back.
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Ok so the Neogens came in. I got them mount, balanced and aligned and IT FEELS LIKE ****. The steering is horrible, any subtle move feels as if the back brakes lose. Although the tires do feel grippy on turns, driving on a straigh line is horrible. I just came off the highway the car shook like a maraca at 80ish MPH I use to do about 115 on the shitty bald set I used to have (I know it was unsafe, luckily I got away with it)

Conclusion, seriously WTF?? is that how new tires feel?? is there a brake in period?? or should I just go back to the shop and bitch??

Thanks
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Go back to the shop and bitch. My NeoGens are smooth as silk to 140. How much air are in them?
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