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      09-07-2012, 10:27 PM   #1
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Vredestein Ultrac Sessantas or Continental Extreme Contact DW's

As of right now, I am running Hankook Ventus v12's and I need some extra grip. With JB4, DP's and E85, the Hankooks have me all over the road. I am between these two tires in the title, and I am hoping that someone on here had some experience with these; pushing a little more power over stock. Any information would be great. Thanks in advance.

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I would say that with a properly set up suspension with your koni's set more to 7/10's or so with a bit more negative camber that alone would get you more in the right direction.
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I would say that with a properly set up suspension with your koni's set more to 7/10's or so with a bit more negative camber that alone would get you more in the right direction.
You do know more negative camber = less contact patch and is worse for straight line traction right?
Also I think the OP is asking for stickier tires in a straight line.
I recommend the vredsteins but I have not had experience with the contis. I have v12s now and the vredsteins definitely hooked better
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Conti's over the Vredstein any day. But if you're looking for the best high performance tire out, just get the Michelin PSS and be done with it.
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Conti's over the Vredstein any day. But if you're looking for the best high performance tire out, just get the Michelin PSS and be done with it.
PSS are the best, when I get my new rims I will miss not being able to use them. Niito invo are not bad though.
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DW's all they long...my 335i is just a daily driver no tracking. Switched from stock flats and I couldn't be happier!! I'm thinking to pick up some 18mm spacers for the rear now...
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You do know more negative camber = less contact patch and is worse for straight line traction right?
Also I think the OP is asking for stickier tires in a straight line.
I recommend the vredsteins but I have not had experience with the contis. I have v12s now and the vredsteins definitely hooked better
I know. OP is a friend of mine and was thinking outside the box.

Personally I recommend the DW's, but if you can swing it go with the PSS.
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I use vred's an am happy with them
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You really can't beat the Vreds for the price. I'm running an aggressive e85 tune as well and they hook up great (granted, I do have an LSD but the tires fared well even before that)
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