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post #10 of (permalink) Old 09-18-2013
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Originally Posted by 740weapon View Post
I assume you have never experienced extreme performance summer tires then? They stick like F***ing glue in a turn compared to max performance summer tires. Although the sorter diameter is definitely only going to help. I assure you, Extreme performance summer tires are worth seconds regardless of diameter change. If they were autocrossing, the time reduction would have been much greater.
Actually I ran low profile Hoosiers when I won my class in SCCA SOLO II so yes I actually do know what real "stickies" are and I can tell you they were far more sticky than anything they have in this video.

The real performance difference is in the diameter and over all weight change per tire/wheel combo for acceleration, deceleration and handling with the shorter sidewall, as it was said they were running stock, summer, then max performance summer on each car. But they did change rims and from the looks of it aspect ratio of the one set the BRZ had which ruins a true tire comparison.

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