Who's tried the new Hoosiers?

Discussion in 'Tire , Wheel, Brake and Suspension' started by Allan, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. Allan

    Allan Viper Owner

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    Hoosier has a new compound available in Viper sizes now. R7.
    Supposed to work better in cooler temps and last a little longer that the R6.

    I am going to use them this season, and was wondering if anyone has already got some seat time with these.
    Curious to know if they feel much different than the R6's.



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  2. mjorgensen Woodhouse

    mjorgensen Woodhouse VCA Member - West

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    I ran them at COTA, turn in was maybe a hair softer (imo) but the grip was better and they wore very well showing only a little graining after a 2 driver day (10) 25 minute sessions. Sidewalls softer and let you put power down better off the corners and more progressive break away.
     
  3. Allan

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    Great, more grip and seemingly longer lasting is a dream come true. ;)

    ..........softer sidewalls .. :rolleyes:


    Thanks for the response. :2tu:
     
  4. Viper X

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    Wish they made the R/A 7 in 315 x 30 x 18 as I run this size up front on 11 inch wheels on my ACR.
     
  5. Allan

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    They do make that size in the R7 compound.
     
  6. Viper X

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    Could not find this size in the R7 on Tire Rack's website. Maybe somebody else stocks them?
     
  7. Allan

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    I've been buying from 'Hoosier Tires Direct'.
    They've recently expanded their business into other products like brakes and such.
    Now they are easily found as 'Competition Motorsports'.

    They list 315/30-18 as an available size.

    Brian is the sales rep I usually deal with.
    Give them a try, they've been great to me so far. :)
     
  8. Viper X

    Viper X VCA Member - South

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    Will do. Thanks Allan,

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