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Old 07-20-2004, 12:37 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by teamdfl
Anyone autocrossing the Goodyear GS-D3 yet? It comes in E46 friendly 235/40/17 and 245/40/17 as well as a shorter 245/35/17. They are more expensive but guys seem to like them on the street.

I was tempte to try those. Except I talked to a seasoned autoxer and he told me they have the same problem as the Toyo T1-S I was running at the time. The shoulders are very soft and they wear out very quickly compared to the rest of the tires. Thus you end up throwing them away with plenty of tread on the inside and nothing on the outside shoulder.

My old toyos had 75% thread left in the inside/center and 0 on the outside shoulder. This was with -2.4 camber. The rears were nice and even with -1.2 camber.
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