Originally Posted by 3rdgen3
If you want to match his time then you need to be on an even playing field. NT05's are no where near as good as "track tires". R-comp tires can turn your everyday ordinary car into a handling machine on the track! Now slap those tires on a car with an already good suspension (M3, 5th gen, etc) and watch it shine, as you saw with your friends M3.
An alignment helps, but tires, shocks, springs and swaybars combined will help even more.
An FE6/1LE suspension upgrade will definitely help even out the playing field but R-comp tires will make the BIGGEST/most difference.
Can't wait to get install the FE6 track pack...