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In Reply to: Re: follow up posted by Steven R. Rochlin on August 21, 2004 at 08:10:43:
"The rims will be 17x8 and 17x9 K27s. For the street will run the basic Mich Pilot PS2 (225/45/R17 and 255/40/R17) and am debating track tires. Once the rims arrive i will be checking tire temps and have the alignment adjusted for a middle ground as the car mainly will be street driving and about 25 or so track days in 2005. She has already been corner weighted when the new suspension was installed. Frankly, it is a compromised setup yet much better than stock IMHO. "
Sounds ike its going to be a sweet set-up Steve. Have you driven around with the PS2s much? Plan on doing a wheel/tire upgrade for my GTI down the road and would be considerig the PS2s or the Goodyear Eagle F1s. I've driven a VW R32 with the Goodyear F1s and was very impressed with how the rode and handled.
A most humbly thanks my friend. Alas, as the rims/tires are a 'package' i need to wait for the rims to arrive. FYI: Rims on her now are NOT stock, but Etoile 7x16 and 8x16. These will be used for winter (dare i say snow) driving and will get all weather rubber on them.
Have heard good things about the Goodyear Eagle F1s (and as you know there are various version of the Eagles and i assume you mean the GS-D3). Will report back on the PS2 in about 3 weeks or more as once they arrive i need to scrub them, measure temps across the tread, and possibly make alignment changes accordingly.
Enjoy the Drive,
I might be able to forgive you for driving your beloved in the winter since you don't get snow on such a regular basis as we do up here in lake effect country. :-) ;-) My GTI spends most of the winter snuggled in my garage.
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WOW, now that is snow :)
Ummmm... in the foothills of the Monadnock region we get snow my friend. We get snow by the MULTI-FOOT per eve!
Drive in the winter mainly to keep the fluids spinning and to get her all warm and happy.
Enjoy the Drive,
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