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I want a little help, please..

I am about to replace my Yoko S Drives (very pleased with them..) with another set and I get really confused! Which tyre is the best for our R??? I am thinking of Yoko V103 (Advan Sport), Continental contisportcontact 5 p, Michelin pilot sport 3, etc.. Any other suggestion? Maybe Bridgestone again (stock ones were the RE050A)? Which of the three I mentioned in the begining you think is the best set? :(
 

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Do you do trackdays? If so I would personally advise to buy yourself some semi-slicks ;) I'm getting myself these in a couple of months :D... Yokohama ADVAN Neova AD08
 

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I dont think there is a "best" tire for the R... it depends what you want out of it.

I am on my second and a half set of Bridgestone Potenzas (OEM) and I love them. Some people dont like them, but they are great all round tire: great grip when warmed up well, decent wet grip, predictable and they last quite some time given a lot of abuse (about 13,000km for my fronts).

Next I will try Michellin PS2's, heard nothing but good things about them.
 

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Toyo Proxies are my personal favorite, although I'm using Hankook RS2 track day tyres at moment, I think tyres are always a personal choice as you'll never find "the best tyre"!
 

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Hmmm, sorry, I havent mentioned.. Well, I dont drive in track usualy, I use my car in highways and B-roads mostly.. In general, when road has many corners, I go.. flat out and become very agressive. I would compromise comfort for the absolut grip under exreme conditions. And of course, I am interested in the highest performance on wet surfaces too. I hope i helped a bit more.. ;)


P.S. Consider that the quality of asphalt in most of the cases, in my country is far far away of what we call "good"!
 

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I am very pleased with my Hankook R-R2, but if you don´t do track days they are not what you are looking for...

Tires I would consider first:

Michelin Pilot Supersport or PS2/3
Hankook S1 Evo
Continental Sport Contact 5P, maybe Force Contact, NOT Sport Contact3!!

You´ll have to check the available sizes!

The toyo´s I used to have were great when new but faded pretty quick.. weren´t the newest generation though..
 

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I am very pleased with my Hankook R-R2, but if you don´t do track days they are not what you are looking for...

Tires I would consider first:

Michelin Pilot Supersport or PS2/3
Hankook S1 Evo
Continental Sport Contact 5P, maybe Force Contact, NOT Sport Contact3!!

You´ll have to check the available sizes!

The toyo´s I used to have were great when new but faded pretty quick.. weren´t the newest generation though..
what makes you say that ???
Im running 400 lb ft torque through them and they dont slip on the straight.
Under braking I havent managed to aquaplane or slide.... used them on ice with subzero temps no issues too ????
 

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I had them from factory on my TT and switched to Michelin PS2 before they were down.

They are great in wet conditions, but kind of mushy when dry. When I put on the Michelins, the car felt so much more precise, almost like a whole new car.

If you live in a place where it rains 300 days a year, the SC3 are great, if it rains less, take the SC5P, Michelins or S1Evo. Try it ;-)

As I said, my Toyos and Yokos didn´t seem to keep up their quality for long, maybe the newer generations improved on that.
 

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Has to be the Goodyear F1 asametrics.

Done many track days on them, they are the tyre of choice for many, amazing in the wet. The best all round road tyre I have ever driven on, (and that's over 40 years)
Toyo's are a cheap wannabe in comparison.
 

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Ive seen a few tyre threads on here before and the Goodyears dont get mentioned that often, its nice to see that there are others out there who rate them as highly as i do.
 

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Sport contact 5’s for real world hard driving. I’ve had Kumho, Pirelli, Bridgestone and I thought the Continentals were simply astonishing wet or dry. Grippiest road tyre I ever come across on a FWD
 
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