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Old 12-16-2008, 08:02 PM   #11
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real drivers run r comps on the street and wear Piloti's daily.
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Old 12-16-2008, 08:18 PM   #12
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hey, piloti's are wicked comfy...MMmmmmm sex for your feet
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Old 12-16-2008, 08:24 PM   #13
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ya i know i got some for xmas this year
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Old 12-17-2008, 02:14 PM   #14
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real drivers run r comps on the street and wear Piloti's daily.
Piloti is all that I wear. I have 3 pairs.
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Old 12-17-2008, 02:36 PM   #15
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here's mine theyre Prototipo's. man im so excited to wear them and they smell amazing!

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sweet, got the wife a pair too, she also races a wagon.lol ...got 1st. in STS in our region this year....go twerpie1
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No pictures, but I have:

Blue

Green/White

Black/Orange

My wife also has a pair in Black/Pink (You can special order them).

I suppose you could say that these are R-compounds for pedestrians.
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:38 PM   #18
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haha, Rcomps for pedestrians!! lol. I got the sparco k's and they are really nice too!!
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My favorite is the yokohoma A048's, they are good all around and last decently long. but i've heard the new R888 compounds are pretty good too. and they do better w/ hydroplaining.
they arnt the best tire to run as they are designed for circuit racing. they grip best at 160 degrees plus. yokohama themselves informed me to NOT run these on my s2000... just as bfgoodrich told me to NOT run the gforce R-1s. both were honest and said id be unhappy. (only because they take a while to get at their designed operating temp)

I was told by hoosier and kumho and have done alot of R comp shopping... the a6s and kumho 710s are quick heating optimal grip warm weather tires. 4/32nd tires.

now the outdated victoracers or the new michelin pilot sport cups may be better if your on a budget and you drive back and forth to the events and occasionally see wet water. both at 5-6/32nds
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Great thread! Helpful info! Thanks everyone!!
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