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Old 08-08-2008, 05:24 PM   #1
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002s vs 003s

I've heard that the profile is different. Notice any difference? Need to make suspension changes? Overall impression of the 003s?

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Old 08-09-2008, 02:28 AM   #2
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The rear tire has a larger circumference.
All things being equal, you will need to lower your rear ride height to make you chassis equal to what it was with the 002's.

Once that is done, run the proper tire pressure and you should be very pleased.
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Old 08-09-2008, 10:21 AM   #3
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Yo Ronnie... I've been running the current generation Bridgestone slicks and will be trying out the new 003 DOTs. You've run the slicks before right? Share the difference between the two G-ness!!!
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Old 08-09-2008, 10:34 AM   #4
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The rear 003 is taller as I we've mentioned.

Also, the DOT 003 has better edge grip than the prior generation B-stone slick. It's a much more supple tire that does not require as much suspension action to control bumps!

And somehow it still wears very well! As is the norm, tire pressures are much lower than traditional but once you get in the ballpark, they stick!!
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anyone have any impressions on the new generation Dunlop slicks?
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The Dunlops have the most rear grip I've ever seen in my life. Incredible rear tire.
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Jerran,
I'll get those 003's coming your way, I appreciate it.

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Ronnie... cool... and I gathered some of that from John as well. I loved the Bridgestone slicks so to have an even more compliant carcass with a little MORE edge grip is sweeeeeeet. I hear the new Bridgestone slick coming out next year is supposed to be THE T.

John... ummm... when shall they be here??
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, I just ran the 003's for the first time yesterday, and they flat-out rawked!

The front tire was so planted, it felt like I was on slicks!

I'm a believer, and yes, even though the 002's were good, the 003's are better.
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