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Old 04-23-2013, 02:46 PM   #15
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NT05Rs. 315/40/18 on rear. Work well but I can still over come them if I want.
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:59 PM   #16
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For the track you are correct ET streets are awesome. That is what I use now. But you wouldn't get 5k miles out of them on the street and the NT05R's about the same. OP looking more for a street tire not a track specific tire.



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Sorry, I did not read the thread correctly. The HP you are at you will never hook up consistently with any street tire. I considered running drag radials all the time but did not care for the ride comfort. I just carry my DR's to the track and it takes me about 10 minutes to switch out both.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:32 PM   #17
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Thanks guys. I think I am going to look into the 305 nitto 555r's. I am running a 10 in TSW Nurburgring, so that is about as wide as I want to go on the wheel. I am not concerned with rain because she is a garage queen. I just know I need to do something soon. I ran a 12.52 before the blower and I don't think I could even pull that off anymore with my traction issues.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:42 PM   #18
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I found ....well fell on a great rear tire, and supper cheap.
"capitol sport UHP" for 108 each,
I blew through 2 sets of stockers in 25k miles. not sure how long these will last but for the cost and TRACTION I really do not care. lol
P.S over 600 RWHP and the car hooks much MUCH better than ever before!
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:10 PM   #19
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Here is a pic of the tire I live on a long gravel road so please do not mind the dust !
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:25 PM   #20
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It makes me sad they dont make a 555R in a 315.
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:26 PM   #21
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Vredestein for street and m&h for the track
YES!!! I got my Vreds from Dyno Steve, it was like night and day compaired to my PZeros

These tires hold the road awesome. I swear by these and will never switch tires again. These will get much better mileage out of them than the Nittos. These are amazing for the street. If you want something for street and track then look into the Nittos, I have not tried these at the track yet, but for street purposes i couldnt be any happier!

My car currently has 502 rwhp and the Vreds grip through first and second gear with no issues, if you dump the clutch that's a different story
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:39 AM   #22
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500rwhp is the mark where you lose traction completely in 1st and 2nd on average. I'm running Continental DWS Extreme Contacts with 315's on the rear and I have no traction through 1st and 2nd at 70mph and under at 656rwhp.
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:52 AM   #23
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My NT05s hook pretty well. I got new wheels on the way, so I'll be trying something new.

Moving to a wider Invo, so I'll see how that compares.
Invo's in 315/35/20's on a 20 x 11.5" rim with 650rwhp grip less than the stock 275/40/20 P-zeros. Save your money and try something else.
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:49 AM   #24
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I've heard a lot of negative things about the invos and traction
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:02 AM   #25
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I'm telling you guys the 3rd gear spin is GONE! and second is now usable all thanks to a cheap set of tires.
try them for the $216 a pair. its well worth it. after the first few burn outs they settled in and hook like a champ. soft compound lots of contact to the road.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:12 AM   #26
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Nitto 295/35/22s..decent on the street 1.7x sixtys at the track...... Guys a big big key is the rear alighnment,without the proper rear alighnment you wont hook very well.We have helped set up some really fast irs cars,the record holding GTO,fith gen Camaro and the G8 record holder and one of the key parts is the alighnment. Maybe ill get someone to write up our tips so we can post them up if you guys are intrested
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Nitto 295/35/22s..decent on the street 1.7x sixtys at the track...... Guys a big big key is the rear alighnment,without the proper rear alighnment you wont hook very well.We have helped set up some really fast irs cars,the record holding GTO,fith gen Camaro and the G8 record holder and one of the key parts is the alighnment. Maybe ill get someone to write up our tips so we can post them up if you guys are intrested
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:26 AM   #28
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Guys a big big key is the rear alighnment,without the proper rear alighnment you wont hook very well.



Also: Compound > Width


You are better off with a stickier compound tire than a wider tire of lesser compound.
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