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Old 11-15-2012, 11:23 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by delongedoug View Post
All I care about is on the track. Star Specs are great but get greasy fast, which means I'm suddenly missing apexes. I can slide them a bit and rotate on throttle rather easily, which can be beneficial, but there are times when I have to feather the throttle on exit or turn in early because the grip's not there anymore. Definitely curious to see an RS3 vs SS2 track shootout.
The RS3s hold heat well from what I've seen/driven, and are the fastest Street class tire in terms of Time Attack.

Originally Posted by Evil STI View Post
That's a common occurrence when running new Star Specs, especially at full tread. I've always shaved them to 5 to 6/32" to avoid that. AD08s are so close in character to Star Specs and do not have that problem at full tread, but you'll pay more.
And that's the reason why I love RS3s Cheaper than AD08s, RE11s, Star Specs.
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