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I'm smelling a wheel and tire salesman here.  I don't know about the new ones, but the Direzzas are fine for a daily driver.  Anyway, I want to get a look at these BFGs, I need some new tires for the summer wheels.
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The sales guy sold me on the lower-priced tire based on my info. I was teetering on a fine edge between the two choices and just needed a push. I had Star Specs on my previous Mini (blue one) for a whole Solo season and everyday driving. I was always wary in the rain, and I continued to wonder how long they would last.
You going to be at the 3/19 Solo meeting?  I can bring one of the BFGs.
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jayjaya29 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Mar-2013 at 2:15am
I've run the Z1's in heavy heavy rain and had no issues, I would expect the same of the Z2's. 
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Just to add to the rain thing... according to TireRack's initial tests, the Z2 does considerably better in the rain than the Z1.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp?ttid=168

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My BFG g-Force Sport COMP-2s are being mounted today!
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Allan are on still on stock wheels?  Way too early for me to think about mounting summer rubber, it is NY after all.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ack154 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Mar-2013 at 10:35am
Ya, I have 2 sets of stock wheels. One for summer, one for snows. So worst case I can swap back to the snows in about 15 minutes.

This time last year I was definitely on summer tires. I had them put on before the roundtable weekend (and subsequently found out that one of my valvestems leaked). Then again, this time last year we were packing for Las Vegas... :)
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Yea its too early to install "summer" tires.  Summer tires are dangerous under 40° but really should not be used under 50°.

Last year it was 80° in March. 

I also ordered a set of tires :)  I got a set of Falken 615K  They were the cheapest option for the miata.  Discount Tire Direct had a $50 discount on that tire. 
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