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Old 05-16-11, 11:12 AM   #1
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Default IS-F for the track, wheel/tire suggestions?

Who's done it. What makes most sense? Looking for some light auto-x, novice stuff for now. Need new rears anyway, stick with stock? Get a used set of rims and tires too?
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Wide, cheap, light. Maybe even look at 18's, they will be lighter, have more rubber options and be cheaper. It's not a fashion show so I would go used if you can find the right wheels and probably go with the same size on all 4 corners (wheels and tires). Then look for some DOT approved R-comp tires.
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I asked a similar question a while back

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-f...and-tyres.html
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g sports the tear drop ones.. i got those and i totally love them sticky as hell and good when wet
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g sports the tear drop ones.. i got those and i totally love them sticky as hell and good when wet
He said track set up. The 285s on all four corners with 18" rims really seems to be just about the optimum set up for track work. I don't have it yet, but it's definitely what's next for my car.
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I love the odea of 285 around but man I am concerned about the fit.

I know that SSCA is running or has ran this but amn that is some change from the standard on the front.

I can't seem to find any other post on this or other Lexus forums with this size tyre up front.

My main concern is 18 x 9.5 ET 45 with 285 all round is a fair coin outlay if they dont fit.

Tough call, when spending that amount I always tend to be more conservative but I might have to change my ways LOL
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You said novice, so stick with stock for now. As you get better go with 18's and something wider 265-285 all around.
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If you need 18" Wheels, we have some in stock and great price!!
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Look into the Dulop Star Specs, great tire.
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You said novice, so stick with stock for now. As you get better go with 18's and something wider 265-285 all around.
Thx, just bought a new set of tires for the rear (stock) better to burn those up a bit first, before going with the 18's?
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