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      09-07-2012, 08:34 PM   #23
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I just received my Hankooks today and can't wait to try them. I will be at Bluegrass Porsche Fall event at Putnam Park on Sept 14,15,16th back at work on Monday and Tuesday,leaving Tuesday night for O'fest at Mid-Ohio for 5 days I will be the old guy asleep in Garage #1...
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Hey Man, call me and tell me all about VIR??? 930-5413
I understand that Jet Mech may have had a decent instructor

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do you have the camber plates maxed? What camber? Ive noticed the rear end is definitely a little quicker to come around with mine at -2.5. I'm learning to use a little less steering input. I don't find there to be an issue with acceleration at all however.

I have a square setup with rs3 currently, but have run 275-35/18 all around previously. ( grand am continental take offs. ).
I just got my Hankooks and can't wait to try them. still going to o'fest?
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I understand that Jet Mech may have had a decent instructor

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Yes he did...some crazy fast guy in a white 1M.
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      09-11-2012, 06:44 PM   #27
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I'm running same size R888s on my slightly lowered 1M and have no rubbing.

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Eric tells me you are superfast.look forward to meeting you at o'fest and maybe getting some advise.
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Eric tells me you are superfast.look forward to meeting you at o'fest and maybe getting some advise.
Nah, he was just easy to impress

Haven't gotten confirmation of my instructing schedule, but I'm expecting to be at MidO Thurs - Sat and look forward to meeting you.

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Picked up a set of 295/30/19s for the rear. Will be October before I get them installed though. I guess if Mattms running 315s I don't have to worry about getting these stuffed under the fenders.

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I just got my Hankooks and can't wait to try them. still going to o'fest?
I leave on Monday... I think we need an Ofest thread!

i'll start one...
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I just received my Hankooks today and can't wait to try them. I will be at Bluegrass Porsche Fall event at Putnam Park on Sept 14,15,16th back at work on Monday and Tuesday,leaving Tuesday night for O'fest at Mid-Ohio for 5 days I will be the old guy asleep in Garage #1...


ahh Putnam... my first DE....
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I was running the 295s for the first half of the season until I found the Hoosier 315s would fit.
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Picked up a set of 295/30/19s for the rear. Will be October before I get them installed though. I guess if Mattms running 315s I don't have to worry about getting these stuffed under the fenders.
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      09-16-2012, 07:05 AM   #33
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I was running the 295s for the first half of the season until I found the Hoosier 315s would fit.
I'm still in awe that 315s fit. Below is a pic of the 295s I just grabbed. They seem ridiculously wide. A full 12" each

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      09-17-2012, 10:32 AM   #35
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I'm still in awe that 315s fit. Below is a pic of the 295s I just grabbed. They seem ridiculously wide. A full 12" each

Are those PSS?

Slap them on so we can see!
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      09-17-2012, 08:44 PM   #36
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OMG, that looks good. What brand/size wheels you running? Spacers? How about front tire size? Thanks, Mike
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10x19 in the rear on Forgestars built with a 6mm offset (no spacers) for the " of SCCA stock class rules. They are Hoosier A6 Racing Tires, 315/30-19. In the front, they are 9x19, same 6mm offset but the 265/30-19 Hoosier tire. Anything larger rubs the hell out of the liners.
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Are those PSS?

Slap them on so we can see!

Nope not PSSs. They are Conti Sport 3s and I picked them up for next to nothing. They were just too good of a deal not to at least give them a try. In no way as good a tire but I figured with that much meat they should make up for less grip. If not then I'll just have more fun burning them up

I've got to instruct at an event in mid-Oct so I'm waiting until after that weekend to put the new (to me) tires on. Will post an update once they are on!
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Running a 265F / 315R combo aren't you concerned about understeer given the relative disparity in contact patch? I run RS3s 265F and 285R and it still understeers somewhat although it's not bad.
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Running a 265F / 315R combo aren't you concerned about understeer given the relative disparity in contact patch? I run RS3s 265F and 285R and it still understeers somewhat although it's not bad.
Lol, no. You can't get enough tire on the rear of this car.

In the front with no toe amd about -1.7 camber you will not have trouble with the car's turn in. If you have less, say -1.1 then you will not turn and you will eat front tires.

This car's big issue is getting power to the ground.
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I guess the real question is how much tire is too much on a 10 inch wheel?
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I guess the real question is how much tire is too much on a 10 inch wheel?
How does the 315 fit? I would think there is some bulging?
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Matt will have to answer that.

I ran the 295 in the rear the whole year andwill probably run a set of 315's next year but the 295 is probably just right for the 10 inch wheel.
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I ran the 295 in the rear the whole year andwill probably run a set of 315's next year but the 295 is probably just right for the 10 inch wheel.
Re-thinking selling?
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