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Old 03-27-2017, 09:17 AM   #4
JayG
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Originally Posted by truegearhead View Post
RE-71Rs are a fantastic autocross tire but they get too hot and greesy on the track. I'd go with the RS-4 or Rivals.
I would disagree
I have been running Re-71's on the track all last season and this season as well and have not felt them greesy at all.

What tire pressure were you running? I generally aim for 31/30 hot

Can't really know what R-S4's are like as there have not been any real testing done, at least that I can find. 1 or 2 reviews and they have been very positive

To my knowledge, Rivals are designed as an AX tire, at least the Rival S

I would say that at least at our PCA track events probably around 75% of the people run Re-71s if they are not running Hoosers
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