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Old 04-08-2018, 05:22 PM Thread Starter
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Track wheel and tire setups

For those of you running track events, what do you do for your wheels and tires?

I’m not going to buy a trailer and haul, I will drive to my track and back on the track tires. The Michelin cup tires on the GT4 and GT3 is a happy medium but I think I want pure track tires. Gathering what’s been successful for owners to make the best move. Thanks!
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I bought a set of 19Ē OZ wheels with RE-71R tires. I do about 8 track days per year, so nothing crazy for me. My goal is to keep the stock rims looking as nice as possible, which is tough when you are getting tires installed 3 times a year. I figure I can always easily sell the OZ wheels in the future.
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I bought a set of 19” OZ wheels with RE-71R tires. I do about 8 track days per year, so nothing crazy for me. My goal is to keep the stock rims looking as nice as possible, which is tough when you are getting tires installed 3 times a year. I figure I can always easily sell the OZ wheels in the future.
Which model of wheels did you get?
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So far I have used my stock wheels and tires. Going to use up the stock tires before I get track ones. The stock wheels are surprisingly light. I have the 19” Boxster S wheels.

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Also, Cup2 tires would likely be your best bet if you are going to drive it to the track. They are streetable, but not great in inclement weather.

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I'm still trying to figure out if I should go with wider tires or not. Would get RE-71Rs either way.
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Which model of wheels did you get?
Leggra HLT. Gloss black, 19Ē
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if driving to the track is a must i prefer nitto nt01 or hankook rs-3. i am currently running the nt01 on a set of volk wheels i bought from a friend who sold his r track toy. i still trailer it as i can't fit everything i want into the cayman i have driven them on the street, and they are a little loud for my taste.
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if driving to the track is a must i prefer nitto nt01 or hankook rs-3. i am currently running the nt01 on a set of volk wheels i bought from a friend who sold his r track toy. i still trailer it as i can't fit everything i want into the cayman i have driven them on the street, and they are a little loud for my taste.
seems like a lot of Porsche drivers prefer the nittos. I’ll proba give those a shot when I’m ready to swap. The stock advans aren’t terrible, but when I compare them to the grip of R compound tires... I want that traction!
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