They also have Federal 595 RS-R for £52. Toyo R1Rs are extremely good in the wet or dry! i payed 57 yesterday muh . Yeah thats the thing, its space rather than anything else, i would love to have a second set of wheels but just cant store them without the wife killing me! Are you talking about T1-Rs? After reading Laser Whisperer's post about the 595 Evos, I am wondering if their side walls are radically 'mushier' than the RS-R's and RS-RR's side walls. Will never touch Federals ever again. It's a tough one as some people say there fine, no dramas etc and others say don't do it it will make the car horrible to drive daily etc! Prob/poss better than the NS2-R but im tight so got the Nankangs . Just lucky I guess. treadwear 180 piece of sh... compared to federal 595 rsr, what a great tyre sticks like **** to a shovel best tyre ever fitted even in the wet very good feedback. If either of us are allowed to play at Teeside this year Dale can do some back to back with them.

Nankang takes competition drift tires to a whole new level with the NS-2R SPORTNEX. I'llbe using AR-1s or 120TW NS2Rs on my track rims next though. I'm thinking of replacing my RSR's for the Nankangs for this years track season. Set my car up specific for my yearly trip to nurburgring, i decided to go for the 120 compound and i was very surprised with the grip level and feedback, i shall be purchasing more of the ns2r 120 compound for next years trip. Any thoguhts on the soft vs medium compound of these tyres? Discussion in 'Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres section' started by jjones82, Jul 13, 2016. On my 280HP Accord with race suspension setup after 8K miles I still can see another 5K ! ar1 are a "semi" i wouldnt use them on the road, they are horrendous in the wet. Nankang NS2R vs Federal 595 RS R ?? Judging by this review I think I'll be spending the $48 extra on the Advan AD08: "If you can make black marks on a straight from the time you turn out of a corner until the braking point of the next turn, then you have enough horsepower." By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. I wish that Federal made them in a 225/40-17, or at least an 8" tread width in their 215/40-17 offering. Would … They get up to temp quickly and offer excellent dry grip, though other tyres may offer better absolute dry grip at a higher price this needs to be weighed against the NS2R's slight better wet grip, given the climate and the price they seem like good value. NS2Rs are not that great last on the road, I got 2k out a set of softs just with road miles. +1 for ad08r's for a street and light track use (e.g.

I have got some Nankang NS2R softs for sprinting, to which they seem very suited, not tried them yet waiting for my first event. Community Forum Software by IP.Board 3.4.9, This is not recommended for shared computers, Back to Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc. The 225 on the 8.5" rim for the 595 rsr Im planing my self the 595 rsr and as of peoples report they are more durable than the nankangs despite lower wear rating for the rsr. depends what you are comparing them to i guess, they would stack up ok as a dry road tyre, but as a semi or wet weather tyre they are poor. I need some new tyres and see tyreleader have the mediums for £52 each but the softs are £64. This page was generated at 09:41 PM. Page of 3. Federal 215/40/17 RS-PRO: Wheels & Tires: 2: Jul 19, 2020: 205/55R15: Federal vs Nankang vs Other? We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. for the Price, and the frequency of use theyll see, ill try the NS2R's. I was chasing a wheel shimmy that would not go away. * Engine and Drivetrain - JDM 1.8 146bhp, 6 Speed Box, XTD 10lbs flywheel, ITG Maxogen Induction Kit, Jackson Racing HT Leads, Larini/Flyin Miata S/S Cat Back Exhaust, Alu Radiator, * Brakes - Mk2.5 Sport Discs and Calipers, EBC Yellowstuff Pads, Wilwood bias valve, Maruha(front)/Hel(rear) Braided Brake Lines, ATE TYP200 Brake Fluid, Master Cylinder Stopper, * Suspension - Bilstein B14 Coilovers, AK Automotive Alignment Set Up, Dash Racing Front Strut Brace, P5 Frame Rails, * Wheels and Tyres - 15" x 6.5 Ultralite G-Spec (5.6kg), 195/50/15 Yokohama AD08R, * Exterior - OEM Front Splitter, OEM Sideskirts, Vindi Ducktail Spoiler, * Interior - MK1 RS/RX7 Kevlar Recaro seats, Carbing 4 Point Roll Bar, 330mm OMP Targa 'Red' wheel, White Lockwood Dials, custom passenger airbag cubby hole.

When it is wet they are extremely underwhelming. I had this tire on my Evo8(700hp) and BMW M4. Just ordered the medium compound NS-2R - should be fine. I purchased the 235/40/18s from tyreleader. funny how many People mention this cracking thing. Ordered with Oponeo on the 4th when they were showing loads of stock, thought id check since now there OOS, aye none at all order cencelled, and now no one seems to have them in stock sub 60, and with the ad08r's @ 70 i thik ill be going down that route. If either of us are allowed to play at Teeside this year Dale can do some back to back with them. ... Pues yo al contrario, las nankang ns2r ni fu ni fa, con las ar1 en seco sí he visto otro mundo. I bought this tyre to replace our Yokohama A050 mediums.

Unless they have fixed them rs-r tyres caused me a lot of heartache. IF... £70 quid here http://www.tyreleade...-r15-82v-277120. TESTED ON HIGHWAY DRY ROAD PERFORMANCE : … Time. My car had 595 RS-Rs on it when I bought it and 2.5 years later I put the rims back on the car and they tyres are great. Why don't you ask the seller? Luke - my plan on new tyres is always to give Rob a call at Tyre City. This page was generated at 09:42 PM. Back to Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc. The 2 I'm looking at are Federal 595 RS-R and Nankang NS2-R Medium. I've given them a hiding and for ~4 year old tyres they're pretty awesome. I've got RSRR on the S2000 and they are great in the dry. Not sure I want to spend an extra £50 on a set of 4 really, unless the mediums are rubbish.

I need some new tyres and see tyreleader have the mediums for £52 each but the softs are £64. - Mark Donahue Penske Porsche 917. Tread design enhances lateral stability under extreme cornering, while the optimized footprint maximizes contact patch for outstanding grip. I need some new tyres and see tyreleader have the mediums for £52 each but the softs are £64.
I rate the ns2r for bang for buck- mate drove to Melbourne and back on them and loved it. What about the AD08R? Please take a moment and Register today. this apprently is the better tyre as grip is equal to the 120, but they handle the heat better.

He makes shit happen, also at PF prices! My car had 595 RS-Rs on it when I bought it and 2.5 years later I put the rims back on the car and they tyres are great. Not sure I want to spend an extra £50 on a set of 4 really, unless the mediums are rubbish. So, anyway, still undecided on NS2R medium vs 595RSR.

They were so hard I ended up using a tyre softener on them to try and get more grip.
If you're going to exclude yourself from certain motorsport classes by running a 1B (as I have in the past), you may well as well not faff about and just go for an A048 or R888. I had a whole set of brand new 18s egg and develop major cracks just daily driving on my Legnum after a few months. I was wondering if anyone has any comparative feedback to help me decide, pros and cons etc. Fuck 595 RS-Rs. There is softer sidewall than the steel one or what is it on other semislicks so when you do quick turns you can feel that its not so sharp as real semislick, there is little movement of car caused by sidewall but it is very comfortable. Yep, and to be fair, you probably need to see for yourself and try them. I've given them a hiding and for ~4 year old tyres they're pretty awesome. With the driving I have done in the car since having these fitted is mostly dry weather and not much rain.

Have a read of this thread on the AR-1s, if you haven't already: Ar1 is hard to beat as a value for money track tyre/semi. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Not sure I want to spend an extra £50 on a set of 4 really, unless the mediums are rubbish. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews...xes-r1r-page-4, If this is your first visit, be sure to Nangkang Ns-2R Soft Vs Medium - posted in Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc: Any thoguhts on the soft vs medium compound of these tyres? Interesting that the R1-R comes with less tread, Dale, thanks. However, I was referring to the list 1B R1-R model, not the T1-R model. Toyo R1Rs are extremely good in the wet or dry! Posts; Latest Posts . Went from Yokohama Advan V105 to Federal 595 RSR to Nankang NS2R 180tw/medium compound. Page 1 of 3 - Federal 595 Rs-R And Nankang Ns2-R Medium.

track day) - awesome tires. I've had a few sets now (well a couple of sets of the older AD08, and my current set are the Rs) and I'm more than impressed with them so the small increase in price isn't an issue for me. On my 280HP Accord with race suspension setup after 8K miles I still can see another 5K ! Thanks for the reply, is that from personal experience? android head unit with isc 570 focal speakers, oz Alleggerita HLT with Michelin pilot 4's.

I went for these tyres as don't use the car every day, they seemed to offer great value for what you get which is pretty much a track/summer tyre. I use the NS2-r's on my GC8 - I can't pretend I track on them. Nankang NS-2R vs. Federal 595 RS-R vs. Toyo Proxes R1R. Super grip, Dry or Wet. Predominantly road driving. There are some basic fundamental rules with semi slicks compared to a decent sports road tyre. If so, yes, they're a bit shit, I've had a few sets of those on a variety of cars. You currently have javascript disabled. i have fitted square set-up on my e36 m3 3.2 track car, specifically built for nurburgring. X. Collapse. All Time Today Last Week Last Month. check out the. I'm sure the mediums will be fine for what you want them for. I want to but the rears are a new size (255 17s) to Australia and not due in for another 3-4 weeks and track day is around the same time. Sadly no longer the owner of an '89 Mk1 1.6 turbo - 201bhp, Oponeo had the Nankangs at less than that last week. Treadwear is 200 but they are warm faster than RS'Rs so it feels very adhesive immediatelly, grip is very very good. * Engine and Drivetrain - JDM 1.8 146bhp, 6 Speed Box, XTD 10lbs flywheel, ITG Maxogen Induction Kit, Jackson Racing HT Leads, Larini/Flyin Miata S/S Cat Back Exhaust, Alu Radiator, * Brakes - Mk2.5 Sport Discs and Calipers, EBC Yellowstuff Pads, Wilwood bias valve, Maruha(front)/Hel(rear) Braided Brake Lines, ATE TYP200 Brake Fluid, Master Cylinder Stopper, * Suspension - Bilstein B14 Coilovers, AK Automotive Alignment Set Up, Dash Racing Front Strut Brace, P5 Frame Rails, * Wheels and Tyres - 15" x 6.5 Ultralite G-Spec (5.6kg), 195/50/15 Yokohama AD08R, * Exterior - OEM Front Splitter, OEM Sideskirts, Vindi Ducktail Spoiler, * Interior - MK1 RS/RX7 Kevlar Recaro seats, Carbing 4 Point Roll Bar, 330mm OMP Targa 'Red' wheel, White Lockwood Dials, custom passenger airbag cubby hole. I had semi slicks fitted even in slush and snow and had no issues when driving to suit the conditions. I'llbe using AR-1s or 120TW NS2Rs on my track rims next though. The dedicated track tyres I use are R888 GG's.

All times are GMT+10. - Nankang NS2R (42) Falken Track and Competition DOT tyres: - Falken Azenis RT660 (0) ... - Federal 595RSPRO (5) - Federal 595RSRR (2) - Federal FZ201 (2) ... Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R VS Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport RS VS Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R; All Summer Tyre Tests; New Motorbike Tyres. Just lucky I guess. £70 quid here http://www.tyreleade...-r15-82v-277120. To be honest it's always struck me as a bit of a half arsed 1B tyre to be honest. Fixed.