yea all bridgestones rule!! Looking to get some so-3 but they cost a pretty penny. (190 each)
Believe it or not Acura was able to align my car even with the drop. My drop is mild now that I put the stock springs with Konis back on. Otherwise, Island Brake and Aliignment in Aiea is the best place to go for a lowered cars. However, depending on your 18" rims, many places have trouble getting the alignment tool on the rim if it has no lip. I believe yours does have a lip, so you should have no problem. My rims don't have a lip, so I had to put my stock 16's on when I do an alignment.lawman said:Chrisk
Where did you get your Legend alignment. My 18s are probably due for one soon. thanks
Are you saying the RE730 tires are bad? I know a bunch of people who use them with no problems. In fact, I know an S2000 owner who used them on his car and actually auto crossed with them that had good things to say about them. Sure, they don't grip as well as the OEM S2000 tires, but he was still able to get nearly the same times as his OEMs. He is a regular auto crosser as well, so while not a pro, he is a good driver with good experience. Both my RE730s are past the year mark with my 17s just over a year with no problems. What kind of problems are you saying might arise after 1 year?sympatico said:Once in a while, everyone just complains about a tire. But in fact, the tire just aged and performance dropped. They blamed it on the tire.
Yes, even a bad tire will be praised when it is brand new. Just be prepared that even a good tire will go bad....
I hope that your tire RE730 will still be this good even after 1 year or so.
Wow, someone that tears tires up as fast as me. My original OEM V rated tires barely lasted me 12,000, Pirelli V 15,000, Yoka H rated 19000. They were all 'okay' tires, so I went back to the Bridgestone to give them a try again as they were the best for the money out of all of them.Fun92 said:and lasted me a good 17,000 miles
I see that you used the toyo T1S before.. I am plannin on getting these next or bridgestone so3. Can you lists some pros and cons of the toyos. Because as of now.. I really cant decide between the two.ChrisK said:Other tires I used to use was the Toyo Proxes T1s which was a very good tire, but very expensice at over $200 each here in Hawaii. I also used the BF Goodrich Comp T/A tire wich also was a pretty good tire, but did not really last that long. Both the Toyo Proxes T1s and Comp T/A tires IMHO had more dry grip than the RE730, but the 730 is almost equal in the dry, and at least as good as my Toyo in the wet, if not better. The Comp T/A was not that good in the wet, but really good in the dry. For my the RE 730 has about 95 % of the dry grip of the other tires, it also has good wet weather traction, but the cost is much cheaper. I also like the rim protector. Even at over 1 year old, the RE 730 is a better tire than my brand new Nitto NT 450s that I once tried. Those particular Nitto tires used to squeel around every turn at moderate speed. (Infating the tire to 40 PSI held that a bit), was one of the worse tires in the wet that I ever owned. I used to slip and slide around many turns. Infact, I could do a 4 weel drift around this one particualar turn at only 30 MPH. No matter where I set the tire pressure, it would no help wet weather traction. It was also a very noisy tire past its half life. The only good thing, or bad thing when you are trying to weat them down to get new tires is they lasted a long time.
All in all, the RE 730 is a very respectable tire that works for me. I even tried Pirelli P700s and like the RE 730 better, especially for the price.
I should have worded it a little better. I used the T1 plus before not the newer T1-S. I guess my T1s should have read T1's Anyway, The T1-S is supposed to be all that the T1 plus was but better, so I feel it should be a good performer. I would have stayed with the Proxes T1 series tires if it were not for the price. In Hawaii, all the prices are $200-$250 for those tires, so the $150 RE-730 tires were my choice. As far is the T1-plus I used, they did tend to get noisy toward the last few thousand miles of its life. It performed very well in the rain even when worn down.Legend95 said:
I see that you used the toyo T1S before.. I am plannin on getting these next or bridgestone so3. Can you lists some pros and cons of the toyos. Because as of now.. I really cant decide between the two.