Don't you mean more BREAKING :)
2009/5/6 Kas Kastner <email@example.com>:
> More tire, more grip, better acceleration, better cornering and even more
> important, BETTER BRAKING.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tony Drews" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Tim Murphy" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 5:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [Fot] TR4 tire & rim size for Speedsters
>> I run 205's on 6" wheels, and Jack ran that size too. On my car clearance
>> isn't a problem as I have mild flares. Jack ran with stock fenders and
>> while it was a net fit, there wasn't a problem with fender rub. The wheel
>> offset is going to be critical for that, I would think. I'm not sure that
>> the 205 gives more grip than the 185, and the 185 sure would be less
>> troublesome to fit.
>> If you pass me in the carousel at Road America on 185's I'll concede that
>> they have more grip... :)
>> Glad to hear you got a HANS, too.
>> - Tony
>> At 03:23 PM 5/5/2009, Tim Murphy wrote:
>>> What size Speedsters are those of you with TR4's and 6 inch rims running?
>>> The 185/60R15's or the 205/60R15's? We have Revolution 6 inch wheels
>>> spacers and the car is lowered about 2 inches I'd guess. We've noticed
>>> some other TR4's with the wider Speedsters (205/60R15's) that they look
>>> they hit the outer fender lip on a hard bump when cornering. Also have
>>> noted on the Hoosier website that the narrower tire (185/60R15's) may
>>> more grip on a 6 inch rim than the 205's, as the 6 inch rim is the
>>> rim for the 185's. Appreciate any input.
>>> Tim & Ryan Murphy
>>> 1961 TR4 #317
>>> P.S. We got a HANS device from a vendor who came around at Gingerman in
>>> South Haven, MI last weekend. Got fitted properly in the car and he
>>> the posts right at the track. Got the latest "quick disconnect" posts
>>> the sliding tethers at a good price, $695 plus 3% to use a credit card
>>> the Sport model. Very pleased.
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