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Traction in the wet

Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by stevenroar, Jan 24, 2012.

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    stevenroar New Member

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    Hey guys
    I know this may sound like a pathetic question but if my tyres are a little down, will I loose traction easier in the wet?
    I've had my tyres checked and they are fine for another 12 months but all I seem to be doing in the wet is spinning them..??
    Cheers
    Steven
     

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    What tyres are they? And yes most tyres will lose more and more grip in the wet as they get lower
     
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    maybe cheap tyres?, what brand?
     
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    What sort of tyres are they? What size and what PSI are you running in them?
     
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    Yeah they are cheap, not sure without going out in the rain and looking lol
     
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    Ok, maybe I will have a look .. Hold on....
     
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    davey g-force I'm a sceptic...

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    Maybe your "SSV look alike" is making too much power for your Omega tyres to take.

    I mean, the stripes and bodykit are good for at least an extra 50 rwkw..
     
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    Uncalled for...

    Yes, if they're cheap and nasty they'll spin in the wet.. simple.
     
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    Where did he go? maybe he slipped over on the wet driveway?
     
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    Was your car fitted with Traction control? That might help.

    But if your having issues with traction in the wet, first thing you do when you wake up is go and buy a new set of tyres, before you loose control in the wet and kill someone...
    Any safety concerns in a car (lack of traction is one) should be addressed immediately. Unless you like to imagine you 6er has 800hp, then head off to the local industrial area and go nuts! (literally)
     
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    God damn cheap thongs!

    Lol, I will look later I'm off work sick
     
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    what he said.... on both points
     
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    Hunter SS Growing Old Disgracefully

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    I have cheapER tyres on mine... they are directional, and work very well in the dry, but their wet weather performance leaves a little to be desired. I just take it easy in the wet....

    [​IMG]
     
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    Alright so here is 3 pics of my back left .. Let me know
     

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    yep, **** brand of tyres
     
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    I have pretty much brand new tyres on the back of my ss, i have no traction in the wet or dry lol but always take it real easy in the wet anyway not worth it
     
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    I just really hate the slipping and sliding.. Might get some good tyres.. Any suggestions? I want good ones for wet and dry!
     
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    those tyres are cheap crap.
     
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    WOW!!! Crap tyres AND little tread depth. Of course they're going to be dodgy!
     

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