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Old 08-29-2012, 10:35 PM   #1
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I have seen many threads on the comparison of Bridgestone Potenza re-11 vs dunlop direzza star specs. They both seem to be great but which tires do you guys think i should upgrade to next?? Stock tire i have on 2012 is 235/45/17 but would like to go to a 245/40/17 for a bit wider. Suggestions? Thanks!
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:08 PM   #2
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Star specs are great, 245/40 should be fine on your 17x8, that's what I'm running. You can look at the federal rsr for a budget comparable tire.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:20 PM   #3
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Honestly, you can't go wrong with either. I'd go with the less expensive one.

Just remember that these are both summer only tires. You will NOT be able to run them in the winter.
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:29 PM   #4
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If you have money for re11 then maybe try Michelin Pilot Super Sport.

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Old 08-30-2012, 09:01 PM   #5
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Thanks for the input guys! And o ya no way would i run these in the winter. My stock tires sucked last winter!! not really safe!
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:03 AM   #6
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Yes indeed they should be fine.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:34 AM   #7
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There are many type of tires company for famous the tire grip and performance.Bridge strone, Yokohama, piccalilli these company are good for tires.

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Old 09-03-2012, 05:31 PM   #8
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There are many type of tires company for famous the tire grip and performance.Bridge strone, Yokohama, piccalilli these company are good for tires.
dont post anymore.....ya just blowin smoke, here, padding your post count

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Old 09-03-2012, 06:11 PM   #9
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Is there a reason you are looking at those two tires in particular? Are you doing some sort of competitive driving with the car ie autox? Those two tires and similar tires in that category are really made for autox/track/etc. Not saying they don't work in other situations, but you can save some money, get longer life and get a more comfortable tire if you don't need ultimate grip. To put it another way, what are you looking for in a tire?

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Old 09-03-2012, 11:27 PM   #10
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Great tires for track use, if DD only, I would save some money and grab a set of Hankook ventus or similar
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Great tires for track use, if DD only, I would save some money and grab a set of Hankook ventus or similar


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