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Old 03-29-2012, 02:10 AM   #1
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Hankook Ventus Z214 C71

Has anyone had any experience with these tires? Also wondering what size I should order. 205/50/15 or 225/45/15? They will me mounted to 15x7.5 Rota Slipstreams. Think about getting the 225/45 just because of them being wider. But i like the price of the 205/50 more lol.


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Old 03-29-2012, 07:13 PM   #2
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Get the 225 if you can swing the $.

Very similar characteristics to A6s. Just not as much grip but longer life.
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:46 PM   #3
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Thanks. Looks like I'll be ordering a set sometime next week.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:35 AM   #4
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I have heard that it is really easy to overheat this compound, so bring water sprayers. I don't have personal experience, but that is what some fellow autox'rs have told me.

I would go wider:D
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Old 03-30-2012, 03:44 PM   #5
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Thanks for the tip
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I have heard that it is really easy to overheat this compound, so bring water sprayers. I don't have personal experience, but that is what some fellow autox'rs have told me.

I would go wider:D
i have heard similar things to this as well.

mostly on stu class cars so not sure how that will effect you on a focus but im guessing the fronts will be hot and the rears will be perfect.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:45 PM   #7
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Tires came in the mail today. Had them mounted to the Slipstreams. Heat cycling them tomorrow.
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i wanted these tires because they last for a very long time! let us know how they are on the focus.

Elias, they allow R-comps in STU in your region??
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:39 PM   #9
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Will do. First event is on the 15th.
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:40 PM   #10
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Heat cycled the tires today. It weird having that much traction.
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