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Old 01-09-2013, 07:54 AM   #11
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The surface that you are running on is a key factor too.
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Are your magic tires the Z1s?

I run in STF.
I run the Z1's on my SVT (in STF) and have been very happy with them.

I have had the "these tires are great when hot but downright scary in the wet/cold" XS's and really just wanted something that worked good in most weather conditions.
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This year I'm hoping to have the funds to go to some big boy purple crack tires.

Also probably going to pick up some cheap (clearance priced) Z1's for my driving to events and OMG downpour + standing water situations that may come up.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:57 AM   #14
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Slightly off topic... but I really want to slap some RS-3s on my daily driver WRX, but the responsible adult in me says you should buy some all seasons.
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R1R's for me too, because they stick like glue...
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:06 PM   #16
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The 195/50 Toyo R1R is magic and apparently made of unicorn poop.



That's hilarious!
I knew about the Toyo's, I thought he meant something different by saying my magic tires

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This year I'm hoping to have the funds to go to some big boy purple crack tires.

Also probably going to pick up some cheap (clearance priced) Z1's for my driving to events and OMG downpour + standing water situations that may come up.
I'm not sure how much of a better clearance price you will get on the Z1 SS. They are already on clearance ($159 215/40-17) and are priced within dollars of one another assuming they end up working well in wet situations ($153 for Z2 215/45-17 and $167 215/40-17)
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I'll be running BFG gForce R1-S.

No street tires here.
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FTD by a mile in the rain on RS3 at 4/32...

http://ccsportscarclub.org/files/201...-fish_raw.html

Granted a few of the better regulars were absent.

More recently, very near ftdi in November (~45-50 degrees air temp) on 160 run old RS3

http://ccsportscarclub.org/files/201...anding_pax.htm


Either the RS3 is fine in cold/wet, or I am some kind of beast in those conditions (not likely...).

Car set up and road course are other variables.

For me, I am thinking about adding more Camber up front to help.

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I'm not sure how much of a better clearance price you will get on the Z1 SS. They are already on clearance ($159 215/40-17) and are priced within dollars of one another assuming they end up working well in wet situations ($153 for Z2 215/45-17 and $167 215/40-17)
I'm hoping they get cheaper as we get towards the end of february, I'm also looking at 16s, since 2 of my rotas will be graduated to r-comps.
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I'm hoping they get cheaper as we get towards the end of february, I'm also looking at 16s, since 2 of my rotas will be graduated to r-comps.
That's not happening this time around CAH = Chris Harvey from Tire Rack.

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I keep checking back on Tirerack for the DZ1's clearance pricing. Any idea when TireRack has their fire sale on DZ1's? The prices have dropped slightly, but not fire sale reductions.
Many of the popular ST sizes of the Z1 are already sold out or nearly sold out at the Tire Rack. We may have a few odd sizes that may eventually be discounted, but our inventory levels are low for most sizes.

If you have a specific size you are curious about, I can help.

The new ZII is expected to go live on our website within the next week, ETA's will begin to firm up at that time as well.
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