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Old 04-20-2009, 03:49 PM   #1
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I'm goin to do autocross this summer with my friend and i'm gettin 14x5.5 rims soon. But I this whated to know what are the best tires for these rims for autocross???
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really depends on what class you want to compete in? Street tire i presume?

several factors to consider like will these be your daily driver tires or only autox tires?

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For street tires, I belive the Falken Azenis is your only option.

For auto-x race rubber id go with Hoosier A6's or Kumho 710's.
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For street tires, I belive the Falken Azenis is your only option.
It's not your only option, but it's your stickiest. The Hankook Ventus R-S2 Z212 isn't quite as sticky but comes in 14", and there are some decent daily driver type tires too, particularly the Yokohama ES100 summer tire and the Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position all-season tire.

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For auto-x race rubber id go with Hoosier A6's or Kumho 710's.
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I this whated to know what are the best tires for these rims for autocross???
Iv used the Azenis in this size, they did ok. I needed something bigger and stickier.
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really depends on what class you want to compete in? Street tire i presume?

several factors to consider like will these be your daily driver tires or only autox tires?

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I say i'm goin to be goin a little but of daily driving with them to.
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I say i'm goin to be goin a little but of daily driving with them to.
You can daily drive with any of these street tires. However, there are trade-offs involved. More specifically, the Falken Azenis RT-615 is very sticky for autocross on dry pavement, but doesn't last all that long in daily driving (10-12K miles is typical) and is only so-so in rain. You can get the Hankook, which means you'll trade off a bit of dry grip for a bit longer treadlife (15-20K) and slightly better grip in rain. You can get the ES100, which means you'll trade off a bit more dry grip for even more treadlife (25-40K) and awesome grip in rain. If you have to use these in snow, you can get the RE960AS all-season, which means you'll trade off still more dry grip for that ability to grip in snow, and they'll last a bit longer too (35-55K). Your trade-offs, your choice.

I don't recommend daily driving with the R compound competition tires (A6 or V710).
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You can daily drive with any of these street tires. However, there are trade-offs involved. More specifically, the Falken Azenis RT-615 is very sticky for autocross on dry pavement, but doesn't last all that long in daily driving (10-12K miles is typical) and is only so-so in rain. You can get the Hankook, which means you'll trade off a bit of dry grip for a bit longer treadlife (15-20K) and slightly better grip in rain. You can get the ES100, which means you'll trade off a bit more dry grip for even more treadlife (25-40K) and awesome grip in rain. If you have to use these in snow, you can get the RE960AS all-season, which means you'll trade off still more dry grip for that ability to grip in snow, and they'll last a bit longer too (35-55K). Your trade-offs, your choice.

I don't recommend daily driving with the R compound competition tires (A6 or V710).
OK. Hey thanks for the help =D
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