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Old 12-19-2012, 12:04 AM   #18
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All depends on price. Z06 replicas go for 150 each
O rly... Linkee? Do these fit up front too?
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:25 AM   #19
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Most that have run the nitto NT05 and MT in 305/45r18 prefer the hookup of the MT's.


Another option is M&H drag radial in 325/40r18. Need a 11" wide wheel though.

This might be as close as your gonna get to a slick in a DR with its increased width.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:42 AM   #20
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Why is nobody trying mickeys 20" drag radial? Iv been beating on there 19" version on my caddy for a while.. hook like a mofo.. f..k running a mismatch bs wheel on a 60000 car..
Ill go tens on a twenty inch dr bet a hundred bucks on it..
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:11 AM   #21
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HOW TALL R THE M/T DRAG RADIALS? JUST TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE FINAL GEAR RATIO
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:16 AM   #22
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:31 PM   #23
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I run 18" simply because the tires and wheels are cheaper and the sidewall is more compliant on an 18" tire. Next time I will get the 305/45-18 vs the 305/35-18 I have now because of the height difference. The transmission sometimes gets confused because the wheel speed is different than the indicated speed and I don't have a tune to compensate for the tire swap.
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:36 PM   #24
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Why is nobody trying mickeys 20" drag radial? Iv been beating on there 19" version on my caddy for a while.. hook like a mofo.. f..k running a mismatch bs wheel on a 60000 car..
Ill go tens on a twenty inch dr bet a hundred bucks on it..
I have no doubt the 20" M/T will hook great. If the ZL1 wheels were easier to find or if a manufacturer made a replica, I would run the 20". The 18" grand sport replica is the best looking replica wheel for the ZL1 I have seen so far. I settled for the Z06 replica and they are fine.
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:38 PM   #25
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like this...I could not find these 3 months ago. http://corvettesofhouston.com/corvet...mm-offset.html
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:40 PM   #26
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Please post details of any 17s or 18s you might know of? I am having trouble finding the 40 offset...

thanks!
We ran my other set of 17" Bogarts with a 325 M & H drag radial on Ted Jannetty's stock ZL1 back in Sept. they hooked like a mofo.
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:26 PM   #27
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Why?

BECAUSE I WANT TO CHANGE THE REAR END GEARS FROM 3:23 TO 4:10 OR 4:56
WITHOUT GETTING INO THE REAR END
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:53 PM   #28
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BECAUSE I WANT TO CHANGE THE REAR END GEARS FROM 3:23 TO 4:10 OR 4:56
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:20 PM   #29
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Agree on 20"

So pay for rims, and then tires your trying to tell me you can't just buy a 20"DR?

Ill be running 20's next summer, and if I want to throw my old tires back on since they are brand new, I'd much rather pay the money and have 2 more stockers, my personal opinion the black wheel oem they have made for the zl1 is nothing less then a perfectly matched beauty!

It's all in taste and purpose and different strokes for different folks but just saying, sure I'm not the only person who sees it this way

Merry x-mas all !!
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:24 PM   #30
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...all I know is one has to buy something to drive the car even mildy under colder weather conditions because the factory tires can not even handle it at 45 degrees celcius. Hockey pucks on ice. D/R's have been reported to have a somewhat beneficial upgrade with little difference over slicks on a stock ride from those who have experienced the difference between the two here. I previously asked the same question and was told that answer.
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:44 PM   #31
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Cold weather on those stockers are rediculous, hockey pucks is an understatement
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Old 01-03-2013, 02:33 PM   #32
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i found some nitto extreme drags that fit the factory rim size for 330$ a piece locally. also available from jegs
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:36 PM   #33
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i daily drive a set of m/t drs on my caddy.. they work great..
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:30 AM   #34
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The Mickey is also availiable in a 305/35/20 and it hooks very very good on the car making over 715 rwhp on the OEM wheels, keeping it a stock looking sleeper.
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