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      06-03-2012, 05:24 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by MTROIS View Post
Going back to the original question, one of the main reasons why I am not really considering R-compound tires is because I feel that the car would really be subjected to much more stress and tear and wear with these. Bushings, springs, etc.... Would really take a beating IMO.
I've heard this opinion as well. But maybe a "mild" R comp like the Nitto NT01 is a good compromise. It sticks much better than a street tire, lasts much longer on track than a street tire, is cheaper than Michelin/Bridgestone/Pirelli street tires, and yet is somewhat forgiving and slides in a way that a BFG R1 or Hoosier probably does not.
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