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      10-26-2012, 04:09 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Car54 View Post
I understand them to be identical to the Toyo RA-1
They are far from identical.

I was told both use the same (or very similar) rubber compound, but the thread patterns and tire structures are very different. The NT01s are designed for heavier cars, with much bigger thread blocks and a stiffer carcass compared to the RA1s.

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Originally Posted by Car54 View Post
The RA-1 are also good to the cords and since they maintain good grip to the cords...when you get to the cord it's pretty obvious. I've seen guys cord a left, then throw it on the right for another session...moving the corded tire around!
This is also true for the NT01s, I have run corded tires for several sessions and still had plenty of grip

Last edited by CanAutM3; 10-27-2012 at 06:23 AM.