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Old 10-19-2009, 01:51 PM
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If you don't care about price or weight theres Keizer,Diamond Racing,CCW,Kodiak, and I'm probly missing a few others.
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Old 10-22-2009, 01:54 PM
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As far as 225/45/15 street tire go, what options are out there now aside from RS3s?

I'm looking at going with a 225/45 on my 15x7 rota GT3s.

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Old 10-22-2009, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Toddzilla View Post
As far as 225/45/17 street tire go, what options are out there now aside from RS3s?

I'm looking at going with a 225/45 on my 15x7 rota GT3s.
Not too many guys out there running 17" tires on their 15" rims. You are a pioneer!
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Not too many guys out there running 17" tires on their 15" rims. You are a pioneer!


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The wheelspin is a bitch though.
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Whoops, typo.

Thanks for the helpful replies though.
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Typo but good for a laugh or two. Thanks!

You are also very welcome sir! Anything to help a brother out. My other helpful response would be, search much? This took all of 15 seconds...

225/45/15 - Google Product Search

Lot more variety out there in 225/50.

225/50/15 - Google Product Search


Caught me in a pissy mood. Gotta screw with some newbs today...
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Originally Posted by Toddzilla View Post
As far as 225/45/15 street tire go, what options are out there now aside from RS3s?

I'm looking at going with a 225/45 on my 15x7 rota GT3s.
Street tires:
RS3
Toyo R1R
aaand thats it (I think)

Race tires:
RA-1
NT-01s
A6/R6
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Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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Originally Posted by cueball1 View Post
Typo but good for a laugh or two. Thanks!

You are also very welcome sir! Anything to help a brother out. My other helpful response would be, search much? This took all of 15 seconds...

225/45/15 - Google Product Search

Lot more variety out there in 225/50.

225/50/15 - Google Product Search

Caught me in a pissy mood. Gotta screw with some newbs today...

Did I know it was a stupid question I could have easily searched for?

Yes I do.

I will be 100% honest, I had to think of something to post because I want to buy some stuff and I want to be able to post ads for the stuff I want to buy, I saw this thread, and thought it was semi-relevant.

However, I don't fault you as I know it was something that was pretty easily found via searching.

I guess I could have posted a "hey guys, I'm new" thread in general discussion for that.
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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
Street tires:
RS3
Toyo R1R
aaand thats it (I think)

Race tires:
RA-1
NT-01s
A6/R6

Looks like RS3s it is. They are more expensvie than the RS2s I have on my M3.
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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
Street tires:
RS3
Toyo R1R
aaand thats it (I think)

Race tires:
RA-1
NT-01s
A6/R6
I do also believe the R888's are available in our size
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Originally Posted by Gotpsi? View Post
I do also believe the R888's are available in our size
yeah but they suck so I didn't even mention them.
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Originally Posted by codrus View Post
Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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Haha, Ive never run them so I wouldn't know, Not to thred jack but you never PMed me back about the torsen.
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Originally Posted by adriver1990 View Post
I would love to run wider tires but once we start talking about fender pulling we get into serious dollars. Yet the wider stance is so choice for u big hp guys, SOMEDAY mmm :(
**** off and die.
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I have the rota rb in gunmetal 15x7 and I think 35 offset with no center cap. They look nice and I haven't had any problems with them. They wouldn't have been my first choice, but they came with the car.
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Guys, please research "bump steer" and "scrub radius"
Whilst a wider track and larger contact patch is better, there is a limit.
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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
Google "scrub radius" and read for an hour, and then come back and apologize.
Originally Posted by OZMX-5 View Post
Guys, please research "bump steer" and "scrub radius"
Whilst a wider track and larger contact patch is better, there is a limit.



You could try reading the thread.
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c'mon Sav...I think you need to give the R888's another chance. lol

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yeah but they suck so I didn't even mention them.
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Originally Posted by gaan View Post
c'mon Sav...I think you need to give the R888's another chance. lol

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Perhaps he can, but they will still suck.
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.. since all the manufacturers list a 8.5 inch wheel max. That's a 1.5 inch stretch, are you really OK with that?
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R888s are perfect for SM, where the sanctioning bodies require all the cars to run the same crappy suspension and same crappy tires. Those of us with a choice know better.
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Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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