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Old 07-10-2011, 06:55 PM   #1
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Drag Tires recommendations

I am looking into buying some drag tires for my SS im not sure what size and what brand to go with does anyone have some suggestions?
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Old 07-10-2011, 06:58 PM   #2
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Well, first off, are you looking for Drag Radials or Drag Slicks? And on what wheels are you going to be putting these tires on?
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Old 07-10-2011, 07:01 PM   #3
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Im not to sure yet i was thinking about useing the stock 20s just not to sure what is good!!
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Okay, well, I'm going to assume that your car is pretty-much stock except for the muffler delete, is that correct? If so, then all you need are drag radials.

If you plan on using these drag tires on the street and strip (dual-use), I would recommend the Nitto NT555R (275/40R20). They are really the only drag radial out there that is somewhat safe on wet roads, and they last a little longer than other drag radials.
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Yes it is stock for now haha just pick it up 3 weeks ago is there a good width to go with and a site?
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On you stock OEM 9" wheel, I would recommend the 275/40R20. In fact, there is a guy selling two of these exact tires in the classified section (link provided below). I would send him a PM and if they're still available you're in luck!!! Otherwise, these are hard to find, especially with the shortage in Nitto Tires lately.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=157405
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ok sweet thanks for the help!! ill send him a pm!!
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Old 07-15-2011, 08:07 PM   #8
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The best tires for the track that you can still drive on the street are Mickey Thompson ET Street. Here are some nice 18" vette replica wheels you can get for around $150 each. Mount up 2 of them and just swap your rears when you go to the track.
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Hoosier QTP's are awesome.
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Where are finding the wheels for 150?
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I posted the link...
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They dont appear to have the proper offset.
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They dont appear to have the proper offset.
If you call them, they do have the proper offset. I have had two sets. One that I needed spacers for and the ones I just got from them last month in the pics are perfect offsets.
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