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Old 05-11-2013, 10:45 PM   #35
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I really appreciate your advice. You clearly know what the heck you are doing with how flippin fast your Camaro is?

Last question. Which brand of drag radials would you recommend with my set up and where should I buy them? I'm really fine with used ones too but who knows when those come up for sale? The classified section on this forum is great, but not sure I wanna watch it every single day.

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Depends what size wheel? I had great luck with the M & H 275 drag radial in an 18". I've also done well experimenting with the 295 17" Mickey Thompson. In a 20 the new MT would prob be better than the 555r. But without huge power anyone would be beneficial and work as equally as well. Whatever you can get the best deal on.
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I really appreciate your advice. You clearly know what the heck you are doing with how flippin fast your Camaro is?

Last question. Which brand of drag radials would you recommend with my set up and where should I buy them? I'm really fine with used ones too but who knows when those come up for sale? The classified section on this forum is great, but not sure I wanna watch it every single day.

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With your mods I would look into the 18" 555r's . They are perfect for a bolt-on car. I was able to go 12.2 with the same mods as yourself. And you can drive to the track with them on. If you were closer I would of given you an awesome deal on my used 555r's ( Only used 1 season).
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:48 PM   #37
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Depends what size wheel? I had great luck with the M & H 275 drag radial in an 18". I've also done well experimenting with the 295 17" Mickey Thompson. In a 20 the new MT would prob be better than the 555r. But without huge power anyone would be beneficial and work as equally as well. Whatever you can get the best deal on.
He don't need no M & H retard. He's bolt-on. A bolt-on car is fine with 555R's. They will last a lot longer
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:49 PM   #38
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With your mods I would look into the 18" 555r's . They are perfect for a bolt-on car. I was able to go 12.2 with the same mods as yourself. And you can drive to the track with them on. If you were closer I would of given you an awesome deal on my used 555r's ( Only used 1 season).
Stop being selfish and just give them to him!! I heard your money tree is blooming quite nicely this year!!
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:50 PM   #39
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He don't need no M & H retard. He's bolt-on. A bolt-on car is fine with 555R's. They will last a lot longer

Listen, 2 10 second passes still makes you my biotch!
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Stop being selfish and just give them to him!! I heard your money tree is blooming quite nicely this year!!
Until my wife helped herself to it for mother's day
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:53 PM   #41
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Listen, 2 10 second passes still makes you my biotch!
Let's not open Pandora's box now. We're trying to help a bolt-on car, not a 9s car
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:57 PM   #42
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Listen, 2 10 second passes still makes you my biotch!
You guys are funny! I really appreciate all of the great advice from all of you! If anyone knows of a decent rear set of drag radials. I'm probably game. The damn drag race addiction may have just started. This car WILL have a blower of some type in the not-so distant future. Good times!!
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Drag radials will get you in the 12's

You should probably be careful if you do this, there is a large risk of breaking drivetrain parts. Having an automatic trans helps.
???? How so? I've seen people run low 11s and 10s with the stock trans and axles on pure slicks. Hmmm I might have to do some digging on this then and sorry if I I was just shocked a lil 1st time I read about breaking the drivetrain ok now
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You guys are funny! I really appreciate all of the great advice from all of you! If anyone knows of a decent rear set of drag radials. I'm probably game. The damn drag race addiction may have just started. This car WILL have a blower of some type in the not-so distant future. Good times!!
Then get Bogarts or Welds! If u have that kind of cash! And some M/T's!
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11synergy thanks for this thread lol
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You guys are funny! I really appreciate all of the great advice from all of you! If anyone knows of a decent rear set of drag radials. I'm probably game. The damn drag race addiction may have just started. This car WILL have a blower of some type in the not-so distant future. Good times!!
When I went to the blower the 555r was no longer good enough. Needed the MT's
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drag race addiction

It has just started...............Trust me
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:03 PM   #48
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???? How so? I've seen people run low 11s and 10s with the stock trans and axles on pure slicks. Hmmm I might have to do some digging on this then and sorry if I I was just shocked a lil 1st time I read about breaking the drivetrain ok now

I went low 10's on the stock trans. I'm sure the other drivetrain parts would have been fine if I left them but I got them so cheap I had to go for it.
A set of slicks goes a long way on any car but even further on an auto.

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Then get Bogarts or Welds! If u have that kind of cash! And some M/T's!

Mo money, mo problems!!
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When I went to the blower the 555r was no longer good enough. Needed the MT's
You're still my biotch!
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I went low 10's on the stock trans. I'm sure the other drivetrain parts would have been fine if I left them but I got them so cheap I had to go for it.
A set of slicks goes a long way on any car but even further on an auto.




Mo money, mo problems!!
WOW thats good to hear I just wanna hit 10.99 thats it my wild build will be mostly for the Texas Miles the 1/4 isn't enough for me
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:08 PM   #51
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WOW thats good to hear I just wanna hit 10.99 thats it my wild build will be mostly for the Texas Miles the 1/4 isn't enough for me
10.99 is a piece of cake with all stock parts. All you'll need is about 540 rwhp and some 18" drag radials. Trust me, I know for sure.
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