So, I have been saving for a few months now, but still on a tight budget for new tires.
I narrowed it down to; Pilot Super Sport, the new Dunlop Z2, Hankook Rs3, and the Federal 595s. The 595s are a great price and the Pilot Super Sports are a great all around tire. I am still having trouble making a decision. I will mostly use them for daily driving and some track days here in SoCal. Harsh ride doesn't concern me too much, it's always sunny here so I don't worry about wet performance too much. I am upgrading my springs and getting sways after this in case that helps.
But any helpful experience or recommendations on optimal tire size for my 06 WRX would be much appreciated. I just got upgraded brakes so I want the new tires to go on at the same time.
Edit: sorry I realized after I got home this thread is kind of in the wrong section, did it on my phone at first and I must have not noticed the forum it was going in.
So, I did a little more research on the federal 595s and I have seen everything from stickiest tires ever to absolute rubbish to drift only tires to good but many blowouts even during daily driving. Ughh, great price but now I am wary, anyone here have first hand experience with any issues with these tires?
I am getting these, the price point is perfect. Especially if you are doing a few track events you will abuse whatever tires you put on, so I would be on the fence about down some serious cash if they are just going to be trash after 2-3 track events + DD.
2007 WRX TR | Stage 2 | PAR Gearset (Built by AndrewTech)
I've called city tire probably half a dozen times. They never actually HAVE any 595 RS-R's to sell, they just post them on their website. Maybe if you have 12 months to wait, you can order a set and hope they don't go out of business before they send them. Never heard of the other site.
04 STi 16G powered lagless fun
04 WRX: SOLD
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