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      02-15-2017, 08:33 AM   #47
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Drives: F82 M4, i8, 2nd Gen NSX
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Originally Posted by SteveB_UK View Post
I've had a rethink on keeping the stock tyres after driving on them in cold weather where normal "summer" tyres perform badly i.e. < 7C. I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of grip the stock tyres offered to the point that I will likely keep them as the compound must be a little softer than normal for them to work so well in the cold and wet.

Shame the i8 specific compound isn't available in larger S001 sizes! I want larger tyres as a little extra rim protection from the kerbs - the grip levels are fine for a road car.
Incorrect the S001 is avaliable on a 275 35 20 with the same compound as the stock sizes 280 A A