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      12-11-2012, 10:56 AM   #23
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Yoko's AD08's - love that tire!
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255/295 are working great with the added power of a blower and fit perfect on the ZCP wheels!
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After the blower, I ran stock tires for a week or so before my new wheels/tires came in. Traction was pretty shitty with the stock tires. I went with the AD08 (305+275) they are a significant improvement, they hook really good.

I also ran stock brakes for a few weeks. I think most could run stock brakes with a blower without much of an issue but it depends on your use. I live smack in the middle of the Canadian Rockies so I felt I needed brakes for the type of driving that I am doing. It's all mountains, small hills, big hills, twists, turns. I would highly recommend front BBK if you are aggressive.

IMHO FULL EXHAUST should be a mandatory MOD with the SC. I ran my car with M Performance+Stock X-Pipe for a couple weeks. NOW to be fair and completely truthful... I DID NOT feel any additional power when I went full catless X + exhaust BUT how could you? I went from 414HP to 625HP. Not sure my ass is trained to feel the difference ANYWAY, for me, the exhaust wasn't about the power but about the feel, the sound, the ambiance of the car. It's no different than when you walk into a nice restaurant. You don't notice things like lighting, music, smell, decor... You just feel it, and it feels right. The right exhaust makes the whole experience so enjoyable and satisfying.

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Do the test pipes and catless x pipe equal the same gains?
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Do the test pipes and catless x pipe equal the same gains?
pretty much yeah
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They should last more than that just as long as you aren't lighting them up to often.

The cheaper route would be Hankook v12's which aren't to bad but they have some slight roll in the corners.

Re11's are very sticky but only last about 8k miles if you are nice to them.
I got the Hankooks now. I like them, but i think i wouldnt be good against more power tho....

And what are Re11's??? Never heard of them.

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Yoko's AD08's - love that tire!
Yoko AD08's? i will look into them.
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And what are Re11's??? Never heard of them.
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Anytime! You can fit 275/35/19 in the rear with the 220M wheels.
That's the size I will most likely go with.
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Depending on the kit, a change of underpants

We include a free pair with every kit. Boxers or briefs?


Brakes for track use are a good suggestion. Otherwise only our VF650 requires a full sports exhaust system. VF540 and VF620 can bolt-on directly to 100% stock car.
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Regarding tires, Michelin PSS are a terrific street/track tire. I made 570 RWHP and can hook up in 1st geat WOT. I'm running 255 F and 275 R with the stock 19" ZCP wheels.
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Do the test pipes and catless x pipe equal the same gains?
I think the test pipe route should be cheaper. Since its half the material.
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I think the test pipe route should be cheaper. Since its half the material.
With Forced induction just as long as you let the engine breathe and let the heat build up escape it doesn't matter which way you decide to go.
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