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Wanted to give my 2 cents on the Nitto NT05. truth be told they work as advertised. Thanx to Discount Tires Direct for the advice. I did plus the tires as per the recomendation. They work great & look greaaat. I will not post pics coz u can get em on DTD website. Trackday soon to follow up on grip although i feel they up to the job...
 

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Thanks for the post and review Alex, I am looking forward to hearing more from you on these tires and I am sure we're not the only ones would like to see some pictures of these on your F. :) Something about photos of them bolted on adds a whole new perspective to the tire. Here's the image that can be found on our site.

 

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Nice writeup :cool: glad to hear someone tried them out and is liking them

these arnt really for street use right?
They can be used for the street although there are better options for a tire to use if it rains a lot where you are (such as the Nitto Invo, which I'm personally going with soon)
 

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so im still confused why would i get the invos rather than the better looking nt05?
 

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so im still confused why would i get the invos rather than the better looking nt05?
If you want more comfort and longevity without sacrificing performance, the Nitto Invo is a great option. If you want a tire that offers maximum dry traction that will get decent longevity, the NT05 is a great option. The two models are in different classes. The NT05 is a max performance summer tire geared for dry traction. This model runs in the same class as the RT615 and Z1 Star Spec. This model is also becoming very popular in SCCA. The Invo is categorized as an ultra high performance summer tire geared for overall comfort and handling. The Invo runs in the same class as your Original equipment PS2's.
 

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The NT05 works in the rain!!!! I been drivin them here & its been really wet these last days. They have plenty of wet grip for daily drivin in rain. On hiway i had them +THE TON & did not hydro on power or brakes till I pushed the tire on purpose & then they still gave good feedback & stayed predictable.. The tires have huge beveled center rain grooves that channel H2O away to the outsde lateral grooves. The pics I have are too large to download here so I will have take some more. I always forget to set down my pixl size on my casio DUH!!!:eek:
 

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It came with Bridge P. Nittos are better as they are bigger also. Really no compare.
 

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It came with Bridge P. Nittos are better as they are bigger also. Really no compare.
Might be too early to tell since they are still new, but how does it compare with the Bridges for road noise especially under hard braking? Over here a good sub would be the Yokohama Advan Neova (Nittos are not available) except that they groan under hard braking and the road noise over time gets bad. But grip is excellent.

Why didn't you get Bridges RE050?
 

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I agree Nitto Invo are far better than Bridgestone in terms of ride quality. Will track it in Mid-Ohio next week to find out how it behaves on track.
 

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I will be doing the trackday @ NJMP on Friday 12 June 2009. it will be the Lightning course... I am so looking forward to be on the Nitto at the track.
 

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what plus size did you got with? with the stock wheel?
 
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