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In the video you can kind of see that at high rates of speed, the steering wheel looks pretty stable. No crazy shaking and what not that a lot of other cars have to offer lol

 

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What a world we live in, when a Civic can hit 170mph which was unheard of a few years ago. Pretty stable steering wheel too. fastest I've ever gone was around 150 and at that point I felt like a gust of wind could make me lose control.
 

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I couldn't agree more. From the simplest econo-boxes that they were before, to actual well performing machines that actually have the power and suspension down to a perfect mark.
 

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Makes you even more excited to see the next gen Type R and how it performs. Gotta love the red LEDs on top of the speed numbers.
 

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Of course tire sizing helps too for more stability and grip so that's probably one of the many things that have factored into this compared to previous years. Then you have choice of tire.
 

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Think there are some tires that are designed for comfort and a quiet ride. Those on the Type R would make the hot hatch more road trip friendly. Sure it'll affect the car's performance but that's why you have more than one set of tires.
 

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Having a full set of spare wheels and tires is always ideal. A nice track setup, and a daily driving setup so your not burning through tires like crazy, and you an have your comfort when you need it
 

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There's also the concern for cops since some will setup check points in certain areas that enthusiasts would take to the track, and you surely don't want to be caught driving on tires meant for that level of performance that shows the sort of wear done with intense driving. It's enough to get you some steep fines, even pulled off the road for the day, depending on where you live.
 

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Definitely use your discretion based on where you live. Thankfully where I am, just a set of track tires isn't enough for them to really do anything. Technically they can give you a fine and all that horrible stuff, but they don't really car. Once it's not a full blown gutted out, slammed, stupid stance kind of car with a full straight pipe, you're pretty good.
 

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as long as you down play it you can get away.

i know some guys with sleepers that drive to the track, race the whole day, then drive home. but before leaving the track they wash/wipe out their wheel wells
 

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That's it too. Just gotta be smart about it and you'll be fine. And don't take your track habits and bring them onto the street like a dumb -.-"
 
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