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FYI - Star Specs are being closed out.....

discontinued... so you better order soon. Sorryabout posting in the wrong sub-forum, but i wanted everyone to see this immediately since so many of us run & worship these tires. Tire Rack still has them.

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Last I heard they were just closing them out because they changed the compound so they're moving inventory on the current version. Asian markets have been running the new compound for a little while now.

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Last I heard they were just closing them out because they changed the compound so they're moving inventory on the current version. Asian markets have been running the new compound for a little while now.
+1

The next gen has the 205/45-16 too!!
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The new starspec compound is better.

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Yay they're finally out!

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cool - i knew they were replacing them with another tiire, but i did not think it was still a star spec. The sales guy at tire rack....

Lotus Elise #134 - S O L D BOE REV400 street car built at BOE in KC. , Stock motor, low boost w/stock cat/mani, 292whp, (5.95 lbs/hp) passes all 50 states emissions/OBD, BOE ST exhaust, ACT HDSS, BOE Clam Hinge, BOE Oil Cooler Relocation, BOE Surge Tank/750cc injectors, BOE Race Links, MWR Rear Lift Kit etc. 0-100 = you bet!
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Nice still a 200 treadwear rating!

I wonder how these compare to the older ones... its a tough act to follow. Has anyone run these yet? Curious to see how the first reviews fair.

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i'm buying more old ones, and some new ones after they die. I get one season, 10k miles, out of a set of rears. Next year i'll try the new ones, but right now - i'm mounting a fresh set of rears for spring!!!

Lotus Elise #134 - S O L D BOE REV400 street car built at BOE in KC. , Stock motor, low boost w/stock cat/mani, 292whp, (5.95 lbs/hp) passes all 50 states emissions/OBD, BOE ST exhaust, ACT HDSS, BOE Clam Hinge, BOE Oil Cooler Relocation, BOE Surge Tank/750cc injectors, BOE Race Links, MWR Rear Lift Kit etc. 0-100 = you bet!
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Yup the Z2s are the replacement
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