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I bought those "orange oil" tires.


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#1 uniberp

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 06:16 AM

Sine the Furtster has 60k it is still young enough to warrant quality tires, so I bought the Yokohama Avid Ascent from Discount. Supposedly made with orange oil which makes for a more temperature stable compound. I can't tell anything from driving it. New tires always seem smoother no matter what brand/type. It's not like I ever 'get on it' anyhow. My only trick is to downshift into 3 instead of braking. Auto.

Now maybe I can really "peel out".

#2 1 Lucky Texan

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 09:25 AM

I seed what you did there.

Did i post this in the right section? hard to concentrate this early in the morning. Maybe a shower will fill me with more zest.

Edited by 1 Lucky Texan, 10 October 2012 - 09:27 AM.


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Posted 10 October 2012 - 09:37 AM

http://www.popularme...l-tires-8146348

So if you could peel out it would be lemon scented?

#4 Fairtax4me

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:31 AM

Should have got racing tires then you could call it Fast Orange. :-p

#5 efseiler

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 06:27 PM

Orange oil?

At least it ain't make out of 'snake oil'! :grin:


Maybe they are referring to that offshore rig near Ireland...

Ireland was orange, too ya know!


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#6 uniberp

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 01:11 AM

Should have got racing tires then you could call it Fast Orange. :-p


Heh, one of my old ones, codename: "Orange Alert"


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