Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:16 am

Thread ressurection time, but I have found the below tyres for a very good price compared to the Federals and Nankangs, has anyone tried them?

For the price I might just be a guineapig and provide some feedback.

http://www.vipmotorsport.co.uk/Westlake ... -235-40-18
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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by Eddie_r32 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:58 pm

They are cheap! Equivalent rsr are about 50 quid more, that's a good saving if they are any good
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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:02 pm

That's why I'm thinking it might be worth being a guineapig...
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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by untakenname » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:03 pm

Federal 595 RSR are a tenner more at camskill in 225/40/18, shame all the deals went, a couple of years ago you could get 18" RSR's for £60 :(

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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:05 pm

I went for a set of AD08Rs in the end as got a deal on a set from a chap breaking his car that have only done one track day.

Will provide feedback once I've taken them on track :P
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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by Eddie_r32 » Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:25 pm

I have had a fair few cars with ad08r's you will love them, great tyres
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Re: Track Day Tyres (for 18" wheels)

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:47 am

Just a bit of an update on this if people are in the same boat. The AD08Rs were a great tyre and stood up to punishment really really well.

I have no got myself an as-new set of NS2Rs which will be going on for the Blyton Park sprint. I shall update people when I have tried them out :D
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