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Author Topic: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13  (Read 1254 times)

Imbalance

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Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« on: February 28, 2016, 07:01:36 PM »
As the title explains, I'm looking for the best value for money tyre for my S13. $1500 is my upper limit, it's a lot of money to spend on tyres so I would like something that wears well while still performing. What size tyre should I be aiming for front and rear? I'm not big on stretching I just want a tyre that fits nice. I hear the Nitto Invo is good? It's hard to find good reviews and comparisons, at least when I've tried searching. Anyone's experience here would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you in advance for your time!

westybob

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Re: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2016, 11:04:19 PM »
8 in should be 225 or 235 max 245
9 in should be 245 or 255 max 265

Tyres depend on what you want them for - street only or track use as well.

I have used Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric (bought from Discount Tyres) which were good.
Nittos are popular but I can't comment not having used them.

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Re: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 07:34:23 AM »
I have Toyo Proxes T1R's and I'm happy with them but then I don't drive hardout or anything

Imbalance

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Re: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2016, 05:53:39 PM »
Well I am aiming to have 200-220kw so they need to be sticky enough to get the power to the ground reliably. The car will mainly be used for Sunday driving with the odd club day/track day slipped in there.

Let me know if you need more info

westybob

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Re: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2016, 07:55:10 PM »
Stagea made 320AWKW so Goodyears should be good for you. (Didn't use them on the track though - had a set of wheels with slicks for that).

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Re: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2016, 08:40:18 PM »
My tyre choose is Falken's The Falken ZE912 Falken FK452 or the new Falken FK453 are all awesome tyre's

Have set of ZE912 one of set of rims and FK452 on other of rims... Haven't had a problem with them, They very sticky for both track and road, Probably wouldn't really want to use the 452 on the track..

Or other option to look at is, The Nitto Invo, I haven't try them myself yet but know a few people with them and they haven't had anyting bad to say about them.

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Re: Best tyres for $1200-1500 to suit 17x8 and 17x9 SSR on S13
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2016, 12:34:26 PM »
Thanks for all the advice guys it's much appreciated! The eagle F1 scores well for performance vs wear rate and also comes in the sizes I want so that's a positive! I was looking at the Advan AD08R which performs better but wear rates aren't as good and less options for sizes. I will do some research on the Falkens tonight:)
« Last Edit: March 01, 2016, 12:37:58 PM by Imbalance »