Originally Posted by Anders_R35
Have to say I didn't find the Dunlops that bad in the wet on the 4th Nov Silverstone last year, I was able to brake from 140mph at the end of Hangar straight with surface water on the track. That said, I've come from a Scoob with 225 wide tyres all around so the grip just seems better.
I have brand new tyres though, so perhaps with a few mm less tread I would be sitting on the other side of the fence.
Yup, all down to how much tread. When brand new, the Dunlops are very confidence inspiring in the wet. I picked my car when it was raining and had to drive it home in very wet conditions, but it never broke traction (plus I was running it in, of course).
Once part worn (and I don't mean down to slicks) they are extremely prone to aquaplaning and the Bridgestones I tried once were positively lethal!
I will shortly be trying a set of Super Sports and will report back with a full review on here.