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Hankook R-S3 or Dunlop Star Spec

Old 02-17-2010, 09:14 AM
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I'm interested in hearing what you guys think of either of these two tires in terms of track performance and daily drivability.

TireRack has the Star specs at $127/tire with a $50 mail in rebate when you buy a set of 4.

The R-S3 is going for $135/tire - no rebate.

OR Yoko AD08 for $177/tire.

I'll be using these tires for some track use and daily driving. Which would you pick up?
Of the Three, I'd also recommend the AD08s, but ONLY if you are using them in a competition atmosphere. If this is just for your enjoyment, get the Star Specs.
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The new Hankook RS3 is pretty much going to be the tire of choice for Redline street tire class this year as it blows away anything else available with a similar treadware.

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Old 02-17-2010, 10:08 AM
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The new Hankook RS3 is pretty much going to be the tire of choice for Redline street tire class this year as it blows away anything else available with a similar treadware.

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Yeah, no personal experience with the RS-3s, but if that's the case, it sounds like Hankook has overcome their heat issues. Hopefully they don't heat cycle out like the RS-2, which, although the tread lasted okay, the grip was long gone, long gone before half way on unshaven. I was down about 7 tenths by event 10 in a 16 event season.
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Old 02-17-2010, 10:37 AM
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Very few will have experience with the RS3, they're pretty much brand new. The RS2 on the other hand... I've been very happy with them.
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starspecs. no doubt.

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No 245/40/17 in RS3

Makes that decision really easy
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Originally Posted by joltdudeuc View Post
Of the Three, I'd also recommend the AD08s, but ONLY if you are using them in a competition atmosphere. If this is just for your enjoyment, get the Star Specs.
Agreed, the Neovas are way too soft and way too expensive to be rolling to work and back on. If you want to win at autoX however
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I gave in and ordered the Dunlops. The price was about $20 cheaper per tire.
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I gave in and ordered the Dunlops. The price was about $20 cheaper per tire.
you wont be disapointed
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What're you running right now Gabe?
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Running 255 star specs and absolutely love them. You won't be disappointed.
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What're you running right now Gabe?
just some bridgestone turranza's on my stock wheels...it's what was on the car when i bought it last october. I sold my rt-615s along with the rota g-forces a month or two ago. those were alright on the track. can't wait to see how the star specs do.
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