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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-01-2014, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
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Dunlop Q3 warning

I haven't got with Dunlop yet since I just found this issue after being on the track but Q3 owners might want to watch their tires.

I switched from OEM S20's which wore normally but after 1 previous track day and 1 hot session yesterday, this is what the Q3's look like. Same setup, tire warmers, and recommended pressures but they are wearing unevenly and it looks like they are peeling/delaminating.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-03-2014, 02:46 PM
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Weird, I've only seen that happen when mounted backwards.

What pressures were you running? Hot or cold? I know you said "recommended" but what were you recommended? And what was the ambient temp for the day?

When you turn your bike on, does it return the favor?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-13-2016, 10:48 AM
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Wow thank you for the post. I have been looking very seriously at the Q3's for my next set of tires, very interested to see if it was environmental, a flaw in the tire design, or a fluke...
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