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Old 03-28-2019, 04:25 PM
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Looking for recommendations for what brand of tire to run on my pro-touring 69 Camaro. Looking for something that looks great and has good performance. Street use and I would like to try an autocross at some point just for the experience. What are you guys using?
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Old 03-28-2019, 05:22 PM
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Best all around Street Tires: Michelin Pilot Super Sports or Pilot Sport 4, The PS4 does everything better than the PSS.

Very good street tire but less money: Continental Extreme Contact Sport

Dirt Cheap: Firestone Indy 500

Sticky and Fast: Bridgestone RE71r or BFG RivalS

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Old 03-28-2019, 07:18 PM
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The Nitto NT05 works great, plus it's 200 treadwear, in case you wanted to compete in some of the events that require such a thing. I've done a couple track days with them, and they grip excellently with no surprises. They are quite nice on the street as well--I haven't heard any excessive noise production. They don't even tramline much with square 315s . . .

I have not tried them in rain, as my car does not work in the rain.

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agree that Nitto NT05 works great, always use them. I got a good kit, with this tire and car rim Enkei aluminum 16X6J . It looks great, and on the road will manifest itself in the best way. Accidentally picked it up a couple of years ago, and use until this day.

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I'm no pro Auto-X guy,but I was happy with the RE71R last year,

This year, I'm on the Rival S, the rear only right now,
I'll get a couple more runs out of the front RE71 before I put the Rival S on.

The only reason I switched to the Rival was the RE71 wasn't to be found in a 315/18
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Street? Go with the PS4S realativly quite, looks good, performance is good enough for Porsche. The Rival or alike are sticky and throw lots of rocks and if ya got nice paint...........
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Default Nt-05

I went with the NT-05 tire this year on my 69 Camaro. 3.90 gear with a T-56 6-spd.These hook really good but handle the turns incredibly well.Really impressed with the lateral traction and zero road noise.
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