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Postby Nsquared97 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:21 am

Alright, so here is a GREAT article about extreme performance tires written by Andy Hollis, arguably one of the best autoXer's in the country. Lots of useful info here, and clears up some of the black magic that tire selection seems to be at times.

https://www.facebook.com/notes/hollis-r ... 8598916447
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Re: Tires

Postby M20_fever » Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:47 pm

Great read, thanks!
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Re: Tires

Postby Yoshi » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:49 pm

good read. makes me happy with my Z1s. Not great in the dry in comparison but def holds up well in the rain.
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Postby ten2doyle102 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:33 pm

Yoshi wrote:good read. makes me happy with my Z1s. Not great in the dry in comparison but def holds up well in the rain.



They are probably one of the best rain tires out there. We had a guy come to an event in 2005ish honda accord stock, and run FTD.... Literally beat everyone else that came... evos... sti's.... just crazy.

Pic from that day....

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Postby M20_fever » Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:37 pm

I always loved that pic! I like how that article call the honda civic gods chariot.
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Re: Tires

Postby Yoshi » Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:42 pm

I'd go home... that's too much water.
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Re: Tires

Postby M20_fever » Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:02 pm

My first event last season it snowed in the morning, hailed mid day, and poured rain in the afternoon. Car control son!
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Re: Tires

Postby ten2doyle102 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:04 pm

Us midwesterners don't give a crap about weather.... we're badass!
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Postby M20_fever » Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:08 pm

Damn straight! Id throw snow chains on the bitch and run in december if they let me!


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Re: Tires

Postby Nsquared97 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:44 pm

M20_fever wrote:Damn straight! Id throw snow chains on the bitch and run in december if they let me!


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Re: Tires

Postby ten2doyle102 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:16 pm

That's like ice racing.... but awesomer!
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Re: Tires

Postby M20_fever » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:44 pm

Pure awesome!
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Re: Tires

Postby ss45466 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:02 pm

That photo Nsquared posted reminded me of this:
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Crazy awesome!
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Re: Tires

Postby Yoshi » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:11 pm

well that looks mildly interesting.
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Re: Tires

Postby M20_fever » Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:17 pm

Love that pick, the pizza cutters are awesome.
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