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Old 06-29-2012, 10:41 PM   #1
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Ninty Five degrees
Stickier than God's own spooge
RS3 feels sad
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I <3 my *Specs.
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You forgot about the deafening road noise.
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They are the tires that I run, there were on a set of wheels that I got. They surprised me, I like em a lot. I haven't had much of an issue with road noise, but then again my car is pretty loud.
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You forgot about the deafening road noise.

Star specs are so loud
Sucks, I can't hear my Chopin
I am vagina
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I shall do some measurements with my SPL meter. Mine hum at 40mph, but are nowhere near deafening, and perfectly livable for a DD.
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Count me in the "can't hear my Star Specs over my exhaust, turbo, stereo" crew.
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Maybe I have never had "quiet" tires, but I barely notice the star specs. I think they are the best dry tire that still has good wet weather traction that you can find for the miata.
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And naturally they don't come in 225.
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I don't find the noise to be bad on asphalt but they are pretty loud on interstate concrete.
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Maybe I have never had "quiet" tires, but I barely notice the star specs. I think they are the best dry tire that still has good wet weather traction that you can find for the miata.
Rs2 is best
No, i love you rs3
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I don't find the noise to be bad on asphalt but they are pretty loud on interstate concrete.
Concrete i rub you
My thick juicy black. Tire
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Please revise your last bit of verse...5/6/5...the rest between black and tire does not count. Otherwise, this thread delivars perfection. Props.
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Rs2 is best
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Concrete i rub you
My thick juicy black. Tire
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I vote you post in haiku or ban from now on.
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And naturally they don't come in 225.
205 Star Specs are only ~1/2" narrower than 225 RS3s.
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Yep. For comparison's sake, this is a 225/45 RS3 v 205/50 *S. 0.3" difference in tread width.

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Well I know what my next set of tires are going to be then, assuming something better or wider doesn't come out. Unlikely I'll bet.
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I got to try my Star Specs on a tight back road yesterday and they have tons more grip than the old Falken 615's.
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Please revise your last bit of verse...5/6/5...the rest between black and tire does not count. Otherwise, this thread delivars perfection. Props.
Five six five you say
Get up on my big ol dick
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Seriously? Drunk at 0930 Sunday?

One syllable
tire
noun \ˈtī(-ə)r\

Two syllables
jack·***
noun \ˈjak-ˌas\

Note the difference in pronunciation, with the hyphen dividing the word into distinct parts.

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What size of 6UL are we looking at optimally for a set of 205 star specs? Bonus points if I can fit it under an NA's fenders without modification.
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