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Old 01-17-2019, 10:23 AM   #15
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I assume if they are looking for a tire that's going to hook harder they aren't talking about all seasons...any true summer tire should have no problem as long as it's 40+ outside. I never found my Star Specs or similar 200TW tires to need to heat up for grip unless it was sub 40 degree weather and even then they hooked pretty well given their size (275's)

Oh totally, I was just pointing out that if he's looking for a tire with maximum grip while driving down the highway (roll race without a burnout first, etc), then an r compound is probably going to be a let down.

I'm not saying a 200tw EHP tire will suck when it doesn't have heat in it, but you can definitely feel the grip improve as they warm up. R comps will be even worse.
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