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Old 07-15-2014, 06:37 PM   #1
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I love my tires

I just recently put on S04 Pole Positions. I was at a friends house tonight when my wife called and told me to get home. I didn't realize how bad the storm was outside. I drove home between 60-85 and these tires didn't miss a step. I was careful of hydroplaning and safe driving, but damn I didn't expect for the booster to handle so well in the wet even with my suspension mods. That is all. I was just so impressed that I had to share.

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Old 07-15-2014, 06:47 PM   #2
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Question What Brand?

Is the brand SO4, or Pole Position?

Never mind. I Googled it .

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Old 07-15-2014, 07:35 PM   #3
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Is the brand SO4, or Pole Position?

Never mind. I Googled it .
These are Bridgestone. And the price is not bad too.
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=Potenza+S-04+Pole+Position&frontTire=05YR7S04PPXL&rearTire=54YR7S04PP&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Porsche&autoYear=1999&autoModel=Boxster&autoModClar=
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Funny isn.... You'll are funny.
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Funny isn.... You'll are funny.
Funny? What's funny about being curious what brand the tires are ? Always interested in good tires. I put on a set of (Michelin) Pilot Sport A/S 3 last winter and I really like them.
Thanks for answering what brand they are Meir, but as I said, I Googled them. Surprisingly cheap too!
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You drove in the rain....oh no...resale value just dropped

I used a set of new Hankook Ventus V12's in the perfromance driving school where they soak the track with dish detergent soaped water and the instructer was astounded at the good traction as we were doing 50mph dodge and stop in the wet lessons.

The stopping distance and sure footedness was great for a stickier summer performance tire.

The instructor could not get the car to spin out on the wet oval either without cheating and pulling handbrake at the right moment.

Some of these rubber compounds are truly excellent when wet.
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Best ones I've driven on were the Michelin Pilot SuperSports.. For a street tire, they're amazing on the track. Even in the wet. Lots of grip and lots of feedback too. Very confidence inspiring
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Funny? What's funny about being curious what brand the tires are ? Always interested in good tires. I put on a set of (Michelin) Pilot Sport A/S 3 last winter and I really like them.
Thanks for answering what brand they are Meir, but as I said, I Googled them. Surprisingly cheap too!
LOL!
that was what Jaay was laughing about.
i probably posted my reply at the same time you edit your post about googling it.
i have to admit it is funny.
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Forum says I edited at 6:54 and you replied at 7:35. I doubt if he thought that was funny, or else he has a strange sense of humor .
"Funny isn.... You'll are funny." That doesn't even make sense...
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Forum says I edited at 6:54 and you replied at 7:35. I doubt if he thought that was funny, or else he has a strange sense of humor .
"Funny isn.... You'll are funny." That doesn't even make sense...

That is about the time I spent googling the tires.
Was curios myself.
And believe me, jaay is a nice guy.
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I'm running Hankook Ventus V12's at the moment on both track and street and I've been very pleased with their performance in hot dry and wet as well.

I might just give these Bridgestone's a try next time and see how I like them. Price is similar to the Hankooks without the $100 gift card, of course
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Old 07-18-2014, 01:43 PM   #12
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I messed up typing. I said it was funny because he answered his own question. I type like that myself, kinda like I'm just talking.
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FYI. I had v12s prior to these. These blow them away.

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