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      05-03-2013, 10:54 AM   #1
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Potenza RE-11's are awesome

It came time to replace my Conti DW Extremes and my first choice was the Michelin Pilot Super Sports, but I have an account with Firestone so I opted for the 6 months no interest for the RE-11's. I hated them at first but after a few days the grip is amazing! It feels like the car is lower and I can feel more road imperfections but they are not noisy. I can't really compare them to the Michelin PSS since I've never owned them but you can't go wrong with the RE-11.
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      05-03-2013, 11:04 AM   #2
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I run these and love them. They are perfect for street / track use

It's funny that people compare pss to a tire this caliber. The re11 is capable on the street and phenomenal on the track

Glad you are enjoying them
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      05-03-2013, 11:23 AM   #3
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had re-11's on my 370z and i thought they were the best performing tires i ever had. Gonna get a set for the M3 when my contis are done
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      05-03-2013, 07:06 PM   #4
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I Love My Set.
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      05-04-2013, 12:06 AM   #5
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they are the only tires exoticsracinglasvegas equips their cars with, so obviously capable on the track. I'd have bought them if they were available in the size I want/need.
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      05-04-2013, 12:25 AM   #6
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I totally agree. I have a set of these on my 1990 911 and also on my 135i Great tires the grip is amazing I got about 1 year (10,000 miles) of daily driving out of the rears on my 135i. Just ordered a replacement set for the back.
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      05-10-2013, 11:19 AM   #7
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I've had 2 sets of RE-11s in stock zcp sizes and will continue to run them
for street/track dual duty (until I get a dedicated R-comp set for the track).
The grip is so good that I don't feel the need for bigger tires (they run wide
with square shoulder) and I really like the stiffer sidewall feeling. My current
set is wearing much more evenly after I installed camber plates. so far I've
had 6 track days and 10k miles and should be able to get another track wknd
plus few more months out of them.

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      05-10-2013, 10:57 PM   #8
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Any issues with running 275\30\19 on square ZCP 10's. Curious if the shoulder causes any issues up front.

I searched, but I'm on my phone so it was a google search...
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