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Old 07-10-2017, 08:54 AM   #541  
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I have not back-to-backed that specific one. General trend is what I was trying to describe.

My VR1's lasted a ridiculously long time. I have yet to be able to burn them down fully. Less experience with RS4.

Will know more this weekend. RS4 vs Nexen G vs Rival-S 1.5 for GRM.
More knowledge acquired...RS4 wears like iron. Nexen, not so much.

Can't say a whole lot more 'till it hits print.
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Now i wish i had bought RS4. But.... FREE T SHIRT.
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Exactly.
He wasn't implying that and you know it. FFS
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Still not sure exactly what he was implying, but the end result wasn't right anyways.
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So, legit question here though. In an autocross context, wouldn't a harder tire take longer to warm up on a light car vs a heavier one? Or would the increased speed of the lighter car offset the weight difference in terms of the friction and heat created?

I guess this question would probably be better answered by searching and reading online.
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Yeah all things being equal, the lighter car will take longer to warm up. But things aren't equal (i'd still expect a miata to warm up a tire faster than an exocet anyway), the tires aren't exactly ***** of slippery ice to begin with, and there's not a magic point were "Oh the Exocet weighs 500lbs less, no way these tires will work, but if it was only 400lbs less... magic!"
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They only time I've heard of this being an issue us with hoosier R6/R7 on a light car at an Auto-X. It's the reason they make A6/A7
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Some people care about it in context of autox on "real" cars and it makes sense there.

But Exocets aren't legal in street tire classes anyways.
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Can we get some more pics of these setups on NB 15x10?

emilio700 Do you happen to have more pics from the green NB photoshoot?

I ordered Longerdongers when 6ULs were out of stock, and i'm suspecting something happened in their factory. Ordered 15x10 +25s but the fitment looks absolutely nothing like what little i've seen of the green car, or even the blue NB2 that was posted on the previous page. Longerdongers are also available in a 15x10 +10, and i'm thinking that even though they said +25 on the box, that i may have gotten +10s, possibly even with +25 cast into the wheels. Will be measuring this weekend, but general consensus of people who have seen the car in person is that it just doesn't look right.
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Oh well, thanks. Will measure this weekend and see what i've got. Heads are going to roll if these measure out to be +10.
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Given the success of the 245/40-15 street tires, what's next? I would love a 275/35-15 200UTQG "street tire" to slip onto some fresh 15x11" Tungsten 6ULsssss
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Given the success of the 245/40-15 street tires, what's next? I would love a 275/35-15 200UTQG "street tire" to slip onto some fresh 15x11" Tungsten 6ULsssss
Write a letter and send a nice email to the manufacturers. Make your voice heard!
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