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      02-25-2010, 05:04 PM   #23
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AD08 should be top of the line, hope star specs comes out in 19s sometime soon if ever
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      02-25-2010, 05:09 PM   #24
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The RE-11 is also very good, but I would say the same about it as the AD08 - if it's below 45 degrees and the road is wet, be very careful.
I've driven the RE-11s in very cold/rainy conditions in MDM mode and never had a problem with the grip. Of course I wasn't driving like an animal, but I wouldn't worry about these tires handling the conditions I described.

In fact it was around 38-43 degrees F at my last track day and I drove some of the fastest laps I have ever done on that track.
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      02-25-2010, 09:04 PM   #25
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Tried the Cups but prefer these Pirelli Corsas instead.
The Pirelli Corsas came OEM on my GT3 and they are amazing at the track.They are a million time better in the wet than the cups, same as PS2 in the wet, and better than the cups at the track. They were great at one 32-40 degree weather track day. I put 300 miles that day, on an 11 turn, 2.2 mile track

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      02-25-2010, 09:58 PM   #26
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I've driven the RE-11s in very cold/rainy conditions in MDM mode and never had a problem with the grip. Of course I wasn't driving like an animal, but I wouldn't worry about these tires handling the conditions I described.

In fact it was around 38-43 degrees F at my last track day and I drove some of the fastest laps I have ever done on that track.
Just picked up some RE11's myself.
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nitto nt05 -- cheap and sticky!
I will +1 these tires. And yes, they are less expensive than the RE11s or AD08s. The NT05 is a great tire. The run just a little big fyi.
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i thought the nt05 was a drag radial
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Just picked up some RE11's myself.
How you liking the RE-11's?
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      02-26-2010, 02:22 PM   #31
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How are the AD08s on the street? Is the ride quality too harsh?
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How are the AD08s on the street? Is the ride quality too harsh?
They're absolutely fine, not harsh whatsoever. I've been daily driving on these for the last 8 months on 19" wheels on my E46, and they feel just as good as the Michelins I was driving on before.
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I switched from INVO's to AD08's. Yes the feel of the road is more 'direct,' some would call that more harsh but in reality I find the AD08's much more comfortable because the feel of control is that much better.

Tire Rack said the tire impact noise is a bit much, and I would agree I do hear the tire when going over certain bumps but honestly that's hardly a compromise with the amount of grip and response this tire gives you.
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AD08s aren't available in 265/35/19. What size AD08s are you guys using for the rear wheels?
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