(MARRS-RX7) Tires- Time to decide..

Bill McCabe thebillmccabe
Fri Mar 13 16:05:30 CET 2009


Cool lets go with a set of 22" wheels with a rubber band around them so they
fit and at the end of the race we can have a Nopi style "Bling" competition.
Bring on the Nopi girls. That would bring some attention to our class.

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Bill <77 at stuart5.com> wrote:

> Quoting AUGUST MATULA <amc.fab at hotmail.com>:
>
> Just an odd shot, but how important is it that we use a R compound  tire.
>>  bang for the buck the Sumitomo 205s that i have on the car  right now are
>> decent tires and only 50 bucks. i was pretty shocked  at thier grip although
>> i do have yet to try the ra1 yet. just a  thought
>>
>
> Since we all run the same tires, it wouldn't really matter if we run street
> tires instead of race tires, legends do it.  But you'll soon hear a
> cacophony of complaints that it would be too slow and make the class
> completely boring and a laughing stock. I don't entirely disagree with that.
>  Nice to embarrass some cars that have a higher level of prep.
>
> I think so long as we have a 13" R-compound tire available to us at
> sub-ludicrous prices, we should stick to them.  As far as I know, there are
> still at least two readily available, and they are still cheaper than their
> 15"+ counterparts.
>
> If we really wanted to follow where tires are going, we'd be running 17" or
> larger...
>
>
>  - Bill
>    SRX7 #77(RIP) & #79          Go Racing NOW!
>    Forest Hill, MD            http://SpecRX7.com/ <http://specrx7.com/>
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