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      07-18-2014, 07:27 PM   #6
HP Autosport

Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Santa Barbara, AP, Brembo, GIAC, Koni, Ohlins, Performance Friction,

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Originally Posted by Pete_vB View Post
Both compound and design, yes. It's a completely new tire. It has a high 180 treadwear rating, supposed to be ~1.5% faster around an average course, and add significantly greater stability. I do expect they will still need a little heat to work. Same tires the 918 was wearing when it went <7:00 at the ring.
180 tread wear rating, that is a street tire category. Yet, they are claiming more traction and faster lap times than the old PSC? Shave it down a bit and these can be like the old Hankook RS3's or better! At 180, I'll just use them as street tires!

Looks like 265/35/19 and 285/35/19 will be the perfect upgrade for my new F80 M3.