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what brand and size of tire would be best for track use (lapping) in the 16 inches wheel ?

i will be using 16 inches mazda protege es-gt.

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I have some Nitto NT01s that I bought from someone with about 5 miles on them. They are a track only tire and are very sticky. I can part with them if anyone is interested since they are collecting dust. i think they are 225/40/18
 

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QUOTE (larryinfl @ Feb 3 2009, 08:40 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=1513705
I have some Nitto NT01s that I bought from someone with about 5 miles on them. They are a track only tire and are very sticky. I can part with them if anyone is interested since they are collecting dust. i think they are 225/40/18[/b]
NT01s can be used on the street. My friend has a set and used them on his (almost) daily driver for a year, including track use.
 

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I'm happy with my Bridgestone potenza re050A pole positions, 225/50-16 on stock rims although I'd like 8" rims and a wider track.
 

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The Pirelli PZero Nero tires in size 215/45-18 came stock on my 6s and I liked them so much I bought the same when they were worn out. A compromise between grip and longevity that suits me just fine. :love:
 

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Heya i was wondering if the following rubbers would fit on the following mags as i haven't got the cash to get new tires and the old rubber is only about 4 months old.

I believe that they will as theyre both 215/50 17 inch but wanted to be sure before i made a fool out of myself

the tires are:

Michilin 215 / 50 R17 91H M+S

and the rims are:

Offset: 50mm
Backspacing: 6.18"
Bolt Pattern: 5-114
Rec. Tire Size: 215/50-17

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/WheelCloseU...&sort=Price
 

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<< still on the OEM wheels, yes the ORIGINAL set. (low mileage FTMFW) lol.

once they're scrapped, im getting Continentals.
 

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QUOTE (CamryRicer @ Mar 11 2009, 08:11 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=1532553
Toyo Proxes T1-Rs (225.40.18)

(yes, I drive around in winter with summer tires!!)[/b]

Those tires kick ass. I had a set on my mustang and loved them.

My Mazda came with brand new Yokohama's 225/45/18. So far so good.
 

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Just dropped off my 2006 speed6 to have new tires put on - 225/40ZR-18 Kumho Ecsta MX. Should be a HUGE difference in handling with a 4-wheel alignment, compared to the OEM Dunlops I had on there (with the bald rears).

Edit: what a rip off! charged me $85 for the alignment and $25 *per tire* for labor. Pigfuc*ers. Harding Tire in Worcester MA for anyone interested.
 

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:) just installed Cooper cs4 touring .Handles great ,much softer ride and quite ,bought them in Canada where they are giving a lifetime prorated warranty
 

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bought my Yokohama YK 520's 225.40.18 94H from discount tire, 60k mileage, and they offer lifetime spin balance rotations, free flat repairs, air checks, free pro-rated road hazard, and the only 100% road hazard that i know of! Great service and they're fast too!
 

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QUOTE (fgpalmer71 @ Mar 31 2009, 05:20 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=1540650
I am running 225/40/18 Nexen N3000's. I love them.[/b]
I'm looking at these tires as well. Is your 6 lowered? And what offset are you rims? I want something in 18" that will fit on 1" lowered back and need not to roll the fenders.
 

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QUOTE (Lavaboy @ Apr 4 2009, 10:43 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=1543028
I'm looking at these tires as well. Is your 6 lowered? And what offset are you rims? I want something in 18" that will fit on 1" lowered back and need not to roll the fenders[/b]
I have RX8 wheels, so they are +50 offset. I have H&R springs, but they aren't installed yet and they do rub when the trunk is full of luggage. I will be rolling the fenders in the next week or two. The tires are new, but they are pretty amazing in the wet.
 

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