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      04-10-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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BFgoodrich R1

hey everyone,

im thinking to go with 22545R17 Bfgoodrich R1 tires for track, any suggestions or reviews about these tires? has anyone tried going on track with these?

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      04-10-2012, 02:37 PM   #2
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just went through a set. amazing grip and good for 15-20 heat cycles. as with any r-comp they are sensitive to cold and you can't use them on a wet track. since you're from north I would think this would not be an ideal setup for you but if you can deal with all that then by all means go for it
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      04-18-2012, 02:28 PM   #3
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alright thanks, did you have a staggered set up? or 4 same sizes. What were the sizes and if you didn't have staggered set up, was there major over-steering problem? THANKS!!
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I was running square 245/40-17. with a staggered setup you understeer more than oversteer.
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      04-18-2012, 04:32 PM   #5
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thanks for your quick response! was the under-steer manageable for you?
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      04-18-2012, 05:09 PM   #6
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had no understeer with the square setup. although car did tend to oversteer a bit
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      04-18-2012, 05:26 PM   #7
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i see, but was manageable right?
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      04-18-2012, 06:02 PM   #8
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manageable if you're really careful with the right foot
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OK thanks!
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You can also try the R1S (sprint compound) supposed to be similar to A6.
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Also realize he is driving a 135i when giving that advice, a bit more power and torque in a less linear fashion. Our right foot management is a bit more lax.
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