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Hi, do you know how I get a dealer who sell a used racing tires for R3 110/140; from a few laps on the track
 

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Terrible idea. Track tires generally have real short lives. And are only meant for dry surfaces. The smallest amount of water/oil, manholes covers, construction plates, etc can cause catastrophic outcomes. Find yourself a new set of sticky road tires. It's worth the investment.

PS I doubt a dealer would be willing to sell you used tires. All sorts of liability concerns.
 

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Terrible idea. Track tires generally have real short lives. And are only meant for dry surfaces. The smallest amount of water/oil, manholes covers, construction plates, etc can cause catastrophic outcomes. Find yourself a new set of sticky road tires. It's worth the investment.

PS I doubt a dealer would be willing to sell you used tires. All sorts of liability concerns.
It's pretty common for people to sell their track tyres after a short amount of use. They generally have plenty of life left in them for road use but aren't perfect for those extra seconds in lap times.
 

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It's pretty common for people to sell their track tyres after a short amount of use. They generally have plenty of life left in them for road use but aren't perfect for those extra seconds in lap times.
do you know how I can find it?
 

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It's pretty common for people to sell their track tyres after a short amount of use. They generally have plenty of life left in them for road use but aren't perfect for those extra seconds in lap times.
Understood but, as stated, track tires on the street aren't generally the best idea. They are only meant to grip on well-groomed, clean, smooth surfaces. And take a bit to warm up, even at track speeds with aggressive cornering. And you are pretty unlikely to find a dealer who sells used tires. The potential liability concerns would be insane.
 

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Understood but, as stated, track tires on the street aren't generally the best idea. They are only meant to grip on well-groomed, clean, smooth surfaces. And take a bit to warm up, even at track speeds with aggressive cornering. And you are pretty unlikely to find a dealer who sells used tires. The potential liability concerns would be insane.
Running "race slicks" on the street is a terrible idea... That being said, there is NOTHING wrong with running DOT race-rubber on the street. I've been running my "old" DOT race rubber for years. Best bet to find some a dealer that supports the local race circuit closest to you, and I'd bet they could set you up-
 

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Running "race slicks" on the street is a terrible idea... That being said, there is NOTHING wrong with running DOT race-rubber on the street. I've been running my "old" DOT race rubber for years. Best bet to find some a dealer that supports the local race circuit closest to you, and I'd bet they could set you up-
I can abide this. Another option is to just hang out at a couple track days and see if anyone is looking to offload their track rubber.
 
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