BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 UHP Summer

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Re: BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 UHP Summer

Post by six » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:43 am

SO, after a few days with the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2's, I can safely conclude that these are the best tires I've ever driven on. Granted, I've haven't had much experience with numerous tire brands and specs, but I did have a high-performance car with Bridgestone Potenza RE050A's on them, and these tires are better.

Unfortunately, it hasn't rained these past few days, so I can't comment on wet performance, but based on what I experienced, these should easily outperform any tire I've ever driven in the rain.

Dry Performance - One word: prodigious. Tons of grip and stability, something that is very important with a car like mine (large, powerful FWDer). During wide sweeping curves, I don't get any "squirreling" or understeer. Super stable, inspires a lot of confidence, and great feedback. Does not "track" road grooves or dug-in lines on the road. Gobs of grip during acceleration, no chirping, no wheel spinning. Got a bit of wheel-hop a few times. Braking noticeably improved, with no trembling or "nervousness." The squirelling, tracking, chirping, trembling were all present with my previous set of tires. They're all gone.

Ride - Believe it or not, the ride is great. Never harsh or punishing. With my previous set of tires, going over train tracks at a crossing would jar your teeth loose; not with the BFG's. The BFG's are composed, quiet, and well behaved at highway cruising speeds. However, when you want it, push the tires and they deliver. They're like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Nice and comfy when you want it, and a road carving demon when you need it. I have never encountered a set of tires that can do this well. The BFGs achieved it. Unbelievable.

Noise - Much quieter than I expected. Goes hand-in-hand with the ride described above. Given the performance of the tires, I would tolerate a substantial amount of noise. Glad I don't have to make the sacrifice. I know Bridgestone Potenzas are known for their noise. I had a set of Potenzas before, three times as loud as these.

Price - At $138 each, it's a steal for the performance and quality of the tires. Unbelievable again.

With the g-Force Sport COMP-2, it's like the tires are now an extension of you. It's hard to describe. You don't really "notice" the tires anymore. With the BFG's on, the car now just does whatever you want it to do. You're not constantly reminded that you have high-performance tires on your car everytime you encounter a bump or imperfection. They're forgiving when you make a mistake, but certainly delivers perfectly whenever you need it to. I still can't believe that they can achieve this amount of performance with the great ride with one set of tires. Now I know why they're ranked #1 on TireRack. Dare I say it, it's Tire Perfection. :) :) :) :)

P.S. For those of you with the previous generation g-Force Sports (which are fantastic tires in their own right)... now I haven't had any experience with the g-Force Sports, but from what I read, if you like the g-Force Sports, just wait until you try the COMP-2's.
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Re: BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 UHP Summer

Post by theholycow » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:18 am

six wrote:Dry Performance - One word: prodigious. Tons of grip and stability, something that is very important with a car like mine (large, powerful FWDer). During wide sweeping curves, I don't get any "squirreling" or understeer. Super stable, inspires a lot of confidence, and great feedback. Does not "track" road grooves or dug-in lines on the road. Gobs of grip during acceleration, no chirping, no wheel spinning. Got a bit of wheel-hop a few times. Braking noticeably improved, with no trembling or "nervousness." The squirelling, tracking, chirping, trembling were all present with my previous set of tires. They're all gone.
How are they as you push them beyond their limit? Predictable and recoverable? No warning, sudden snap loss of control?
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Re: BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 UHP Summer

Post by six » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:55 pm

theholycow wrote:How are they as you push them beyond their limit? Predictable and recoverable? No warning, sudden snap loss of control?
Quite forgiving. They give a lot of useful feedback. I can "tell" that I am approaching the limit before I reach it, and when I break through the limit, the tires give me enough confidence to correct quickly. Also does very well with rapid transitions. The driveway to my parents house is located right at the edge of the street, so after a quick left turn, I snap to a quick right turn. Very responsive, like a slot-car. The Generals I had felt "sloppy" compared to these.
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Re: BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 UHP Summer

Post by Rope-Pusher » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:11 pm

six wrote:
theholycow wrote:How are they as you push them beyond their limit? Predictable and recoverable? No warning, sudden snap loss of control?
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Quite forgiving. They give a lot of useful feedback. I can "tell" that I am approaching the limit before I reach it, and when I break through the limit,.....
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Post by six » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:16 pm

LOL :lol: :lol:
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