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11-30-2018, 04:05 PM
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Posted By eeeeek

You're showing your age. ;) They have made...

You're showing your age. ;) They have made drastic changes in race rubber and heat cycles really aren't a thing anymore. It got to the point where I would get many, many track days out of slicks on...
11-30-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By eeeeek

Used track tires are a very real thing. They are...

Used track tires are a very real thing. They are usually called 'take offs' and often guys with large bank accounts use tires for just one race and then cast them away. They are still plenty good for...
11-29-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By o1xjr

Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
11-28-2018, 10:23 PM
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Posted By SVR

Either Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 or the 4S if...

Either Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 or the 4S if they'll be driven predominantly on the street. Anything else would honestly be a waste of money.
11-28-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By 89 Jacobra

Welcome I'm also in Arkansas (Northeast). If you...

Welcome I'm also in Arkansas (Northeast). If you draw a straight line between Batesville, and Jonesboro. I'm dead in the middle. Nice Jag ! I Love the Dark Charcoal Metallic. Very pretty.
Again...
11-28-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By enderle

Coincidently I ran into a guy at cars and...

Coincidently I ran into a guy at cars and caffeine who drives a Pontiac Solstice with an LS conversion he tracks. He buys used track tires. Apparently when a race car qualifies they often take the...
11-28-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By lizzardo

I expect that some of what I learned racing...

I expect that some of what I learned racing motorcycles applies. With tires, while miles mattered some, the biggest issue was number of heat cycles. The race tires were not fully cured rubber, so...
11-28-2018, 05:48 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By Grant Francis

Welcome to the Forums.

Welcome to the Forums.
11-28-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By SinF

No such thing. Well, technically you probably...

No such thing. Well, technically you probably could find something like that, but track tires generally last only couple hours of hard track use.

My suggestion is to get a set of Michelin Pilot 4S...
11-28-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By scm

I bet you mean 295/30/20 or 305/30/20 rears. ;) ...

I bet you mean 295/30/20 or 305/30/20 rears. ;)
But I can't help with tyre recommendations, sorry.
11-28-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By Daf11e

Welcome aboard Paul.

Welcome aboard Paul.
11-28-2018, 02:07 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By Norri

Welcome to Jaguar Forums Paul, Good to have...

Welcome to Jaguar Forums Paul,

Good to have you with us.
Enjoy the forum.

If you haven't done so already you should add your car (https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/) details to your signature...
11-28-2018, 12:45 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By astark

Batesville area, how about you.

Batesville area, how about you.
11-28-2018, 10:13 AM
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Views: 269
Posted By GGG

Welcome to the forum Paul, Good to have you...

Welcome to the forum Paul,

Good to have you with us at Jaguar forums.

Follow this link https://www.jaguarforums.com/forum/f-type-x152-72/ to the F-Type forum for help, advice and information....
11-28-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By sklimii

welcome to the forum - enjoy!!

welcome to the forum - enjoy!!
11-28-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By astark

Welcome Paul, from another Arkansas member who...

Welcome Paul, from another Arkansas member who loves this place :-)
11-28-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By LnrB

Hello, Paul, Congratulations on your new...

Hello, Paul,
Congratulations on your new Jaguar!
We all know about those Smiles per Mile!
Welcome to the forums from ElinorB.
(';')
12-13-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,547
Posted By Matttheboatman

DJS, the problem is not that simple. I...

DJS, the problem is not that simple.

I checked the oil level when I picked up from the dealer and it indicated full segments (NOT OVERFULL). Perhaps it expanded when it went from cold to hot,...
09-18-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,547
Posted By Matttheboatman

Jaguar F-Type chasing Porsche Turbo

https://youtu.be/r8qIuNjNsW8

Doing my best to catch a Porsche Turbo - he was quicker on the straights where the Jag usually shines best.
05-08-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,547
Posted By Breaker841

As this is the Track Day thread, thought I would...

As this is the Track Day thread, thought I would pass-on my experiences over the weekend. I have a 2016 F-Type R AWD Convertible for reference.

We have a small local track an hour out of the city...
02-06-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,547
Posted By Matttheboatman

AWD & Left Foot braking - the "Secrets of Speed" video

I would assume with 550hp, and being a very smart car, the Jaguar F-Type R should be able to lap quicker than I recently experienced. So, what changes as a driver could I employ to get quicker? So I...
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