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      04-30-2012, 11:45 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Car54 View Post
I think the RA1's might be a better choice. I think they come with a deeper tread pattern new than the NT01. I'm not sure why people don't like them in the wet, they're a great wet tire. They're not a good puddle tire, but a good wet tire.

PSC's are decent on the street, but really expensive compared to the Toyo/Nitto. PSC's are pretty hard to get up to temp too, but I think they'd offer the most grip at temp. They also need a ton of negative camber to keep the sidewalls from wearing...I recall 5 degrees...it's on Michelin's website.

R888's are pretty sensitive to heat cycling and they're noisey and harsh especially after a track day or two.

My vote would be RA1's if you can find them in your size.
If I remember what I read correctly, the NT01 is sort of a RA1 for heavier cars. Stiffer structure and bigger thread block to handle the weight but with the same rubber compound. The RA1 struggle a bit on heavy porks like our M3s .