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Old 03-08-2010, 11:30 PM   #1
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What are your impressions of the toyo proxes r1-r for an auto cross tire. I have a guy that can give me a good deal on anything toyo.


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Old 03-09-2010, 03:58 AM   #2
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What size wheels and what class are you planning on running? Also any other mods?
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R1Rs are fast 'street tires'. They are a very soft compound and have 'softish' sidewalls. They do not last long--especially if unshaved. Excellent 'rain' tire.
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Old 03-09-2010, 11:25 AM   #4
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I'm going to be in ST and they are going on an extra set of oem 16in wheels I have laying around, so the tire size would be 205-50-r16 I know I should buy wider wheels but I got the oem 16's for $80 and I cant really afford a whole lot for new wheels that would be wider.

edit and how many events can I expect these to last? I will not be driving these on the street except a little bit at first to get all the gunk from when they mold the tires off.
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I'd go with 205-45-16 little less sidewall so less flex also drop your gear ratio a bit so better acceleration. Not sure of how long they will last never run them.
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