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Old 06-08-2011, 12:25 PM   #1
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Default Anyone looking for 225/45/15 RS3s?

I had a hell of a time finding a set. If you want a set right now, send me a PM. I found the last three available sets in the USA.
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OMG He haz park place AND boardwalk!! We R all fuxored!! $750 for 4 houses!!
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YES NOW. I've been waiting for a month for tirerack to get stock.
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Probably all gone now. treadzone.com
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Well I submitted an order so I suppose we'll see. Thanks again.
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They only had 3.. Guess I'm good and screwed..
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I will sell my fresh set for ONE BILLION DOLLARS
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Don't make me come over there
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So, my 15x8" 6ULs should be coming in the next week or two and I am going to need tires. I had originally bought the x8" expressly for the ability to run the 225/45-15 R-S3s which are still on back-order with no ETA.

Meanwhile, 205/50-15 Star Specs are available with an $80 rebate.

Should I leave the car parked on jackstands until the R-S3s become available or spring for the smaller, discounted Dunlops?
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I got the 8's for this very reason. I am running 205/50/15 RE-11's. If you fell comfortable with a slight decrease in performance or will not be doing much racing (autox/track) then you will be fine.

I'm already pissed that a lot of people i'm autoxing with have 15x9 (TR C3) with the RS3s. There is an advantage. But it is also fun being the underdog now where as 3 years ago my car was the one to have.
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I put 205/50-15 DZ101s on my last set of 15x8's, and they looked like Volkswagen-esque stretchy butthole herrafrush gayness. Just saying.


The 205/50-15 Toyo R1Rs are wide enough not to look absurd on 8's, but I don't know if you can find those in teh states, either...
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The RE-11's run wide. Just a tad stretch. No STANCED YO look.
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According to tireracks website..if I order today..Ill have them in 3 weeks..is that not the case?
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According to tireracks website..if I order today..Ill have them in 3 weeks..is that not the case?
Say what? 225/45ZR15 Hankook Ventus R-S3 is showing as
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Items shown with an inventory status of "Special Order" are not currently available for shipment. We will contact you if the product is not available for shipment within 7 business days.
As opposed to the Star Spec which are showing "in stock" (specifically, at the Georgia warehouse).

Are you seeing something different? I even called and spoke to someone there yesterday and they said "no stock, no ETA."
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yeah, if you go through and add them to your cart, select a warehouse to ship from, it gives you a target ETA. For me in CA.

225/45ZR15 Hankook Ventus R-S3
Blackwall 4 $101.00 $404.00
Alternate Distribution Centers (choose one)
Location Availability Est. Delivery Date Est. Shipping Costs
Indiana Special Order 07/18/2011 - 07/19/2011 $96.78
Delaware Special Order 07/19/2011 - 07/20/2011 $96.78
Nevada Special Order 07/13/2011 - 07/14/2011 $51.50
Louisiana Special Order 07/18/2011 - 07/19/2011 $85.80
Georgia Special Order 07/19/2011 - 07/20/2011 $96.78
Connecticut Special Order 07/20/2011 - 07/21/2011 $96.78

Of course these could just be default estimates for OOS tires
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well i guess so, posted just now on m.net from [email protected]

"We have had a problem getting these the past 2 years. I recommend you buy these 3-4 months before you actually need them. There is no ETA from Hankook at this time. I apologize for the delay, but something I am unable to control unfortunately."
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RA1's come in 225 and are super sticky even at full tread
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Screw those. Go NT01's and be done. They can be had for 125 each at your local discount tire store. I got tired of waiting for the RS3's last year and went the NT01. LOVE them.
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I was on the list with tire rack for the RS3s for almost a month until a couple days ago. Called them up and was told they are only getting the 225/45/15s in about 8 at a time. Decided to take the $80 and go with the star specs. Life is full of compromise :(
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