Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: state of confusion
Did you drive around on the Coopers much before taking them out on the track? Some tires are apparently more durable when they aren't basically taken from sticker straight to max performance level driving, but get run in with two or thre hundred "break in" miles first.
Mine: '08 GT, 5MT, black/light graphite, un-Fstock (DD, occasional track day)
Wife's: '10 Legacy 2.5GT (DD, six-speed manual)
Spare:'01 20AE Maxima, 5MT (also my bad weather alternate)
Various Loose Parts: '79 Malibu