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Old 07-27-2003, 08:14 AM
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I'm thinking of fitting one of the abpve to my shark.
Anyone got an opinion on either brand? Good bad or otherwise...

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Old 07-27-2003, 09:37 AM
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People in the 911 arena seem to like the Kumho 712's as a price performer for street usage.
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Old 07-27-2003, 09:33 PM
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I'm running the Kumho MX for AutoX and DE and impressed with their performance. I have previously run RE730 and SO2s. I have not run the Falkens.
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Old 07-29-2003, 08:00 PM
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Which Khumo and Which Falken are you choosing from???
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I'm running Kumho Ecsta V700's and find they are very good for autocross and **** poor for track days. They grip well initially but overheat very quickly and blister when used on the track.

I've heard this isn't such a problem if you buy them shaved. They are very inexpensive relative to other DOT-R tires so that's a plus.

Autocross - Yes
Track Use - NO (buy the Michelin Pilot Cup Sports)
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