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Old 05-26-2010, 05:11 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Sticky 13-inchers?

Do they even make those?
Yes, actually. 175/70/13s still have a good selection. Something with some good sidewall strength as well would be healthy. I've been carting the CRX around some back roads at wicked speeds, and have been very impressed with the basic Michelins that are on it. Credit to the well sorted car, but the tires show no signs of rolling the tread under (White lines on that Insight are likely for measuring this), and I've yet to reach the tires' limits or any unavoidable understeer (bit of braking brings things in line). These are speeds well above what you'd face in a Auto-x, and with an average set of tires.




175/70/13s, not terrible wide, but don't need much to keep these little cars on the road.

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