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Mich. Vs Dunlop
« on: February 12, 2007, 08:31:58 pm »


I know there’s a slew of threads and posts about tires :blahblah: :blahblah: :blahblah: but I had some questions and thought I would throw them out.

I got a good deal on Mich power race tires so I bought a ton of them. I was planning on doing Dunlops but Dunlop was on strike and I couldn’t find any good deals. Well now I have a good hook up for Dunlop slicks and dots. I’ve been told that Dunlop’s profile is the same between slicks and dots and rains so they were better when switching out because no adjustments had to be made to the suspension.

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1. Is there enough of a change when switching back and forth from Mich to Dunlop that changing the set up would be required???

B. The mich. I have are soft front med rear. The Dunlop slicks I can get will be a hard compound. I know they will last a wee bit longer but would they stick as well as the med or soft compounds??? I’ve never ran a hard compound tire before.

III. What can I expect from the soft, med, and hard compounds with cooler or warmer outside temps.???

thanks :cheers:
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2007, 01:26:40 am »
just one more question.....ida had to make another mark- restraint is tough......... :spank:
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2007, 02:05:14 am »
not gonna answer the questions though. come on catman (god i keep wanting to type pussydude) help a fella out.
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2007, 06:39:16 am »
PM comin' at ya...
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2007, 07:29:50 am »
you are the man super dave.
thank you.
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2007, 10:06:22 am »
Hey jesta- email dave' s response that yur all giddy about or all tell all your secrets!  8) :boink:             please?....................... ...hows the weather? :err:...
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2007, 10:22:24 am »
I say find a tire guy you like and trust and buy from him. All the DOTs are pretty close anyway, at the club level I don't think the tires are the limiting factor.

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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2007, 10:24:48 am »
the weather bites. snow snow and more snow and damn cold. i'm kicking myself for not taking the chance to relocate to the carolinas about 6 months ago. but i got all the cheese i can handle.
when you going in for your shoulder? what hospital?  
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2007, 11:47:48 am »
 surgery feb 22 local hosp in nj - thanks for askin your consideration wont help your image any........ :cheers:
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2007, 05:55:16 pm »
i go in for some work on my ear next week.
i was just going to call you at the hospital and poke fun at you while you were down is all.
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2007, 07:23:56 pm »
my tires are in :)
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Re: Mich. Vs Dunlop
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2007, 10:55:32 pm »
Same Day surgery home that night - doc is saying that since we waited and physical therapied long enough he now can do it "orthoscopically"! Great- 2 months of mo phys therapy, good to go!  :cheers:
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