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Tires?

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Tires?

Postby anarchyjim » Thu Jun 03, 2010 7:02 pm

What tires would folks recommend for a 2008 Boxster S for AX and street driving? I don't care about treadwear, so if they only last 5000 miles, that's fine. But they do need to be functional on the street.

thanks!
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Re: Tires?

Postby krote6 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 7:24 pm

Bridgestone RE11 come in stock porsche sizes,,, Dunlop Direzza Star specs come in oversize sizes for Porsches ,,, Both are good Street and ax tires
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Re: Tires?

Postby Phat B » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:36 pm

What Larry says - Those are two hottest tires. Whichever one you can get in your size the cheapest will be the way to go.
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Re: Tires?

Postby CRV » Wed Jun 09, 2010 5:18 am

You might also consider Kumho XS. One thing to keep in mind is the tire diameter. The Boxster has tall gearing and the smaller tire dia. (under 25.3 inch) is 1 sec faster then the 26in. tire. You will also go drop more time going up in width too, say 245/265 or 245/285. 255/285. etc.
You will also notice significantly more grip on the street. Hopefully you have 18 inch wheels.
Goodluck.
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Re: Tires?

Postby chilli » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:00 pm

I have Yoko Advans (18 inch) on my S, good for street and fun for autox. :)
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