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Old 04-08-2013, 10:04 AM   #1
Drives: 1987 IROC-Z , 383 Stroker
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Tire / wheels Adice PLease!!

Hello All,

I have an 87' Iroc-Z, final product is a 383 stroker, approx 480 HP, approx 510lbs torque, Moser 3.89 9" Rear, Tremec TKO-600 5 speed, totally overhauled UMI Suspension, RAM dual disc hydraulic clutch... We are keeping the stock Iroc wheels, as many of you know the stock tire is a 245/50/16..

The car will be used as a weekend toy, dry weather conditions

Need some direction:
1- Do I go with Drag Radials? If so, all around, or just the rear?
2- What size should I run? 255's I hear fit no problem.. How about 265's?
3- Do I go with the same size all around?

Any guidance you guys can give is much appreciated!!

I am open to any suggestions..

Thanks for your feedback!

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Old 08-01-2013, 09:48 PM   #2
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hey, you probably already have tires but i would highly recommend the BF Goodrich. 245/50r16 gforce sport 2's i think and the BFG drag radials 255/50r16. I had this set up on my 92 and i really liked it. i still have the same size tires on their now just not the drag radials. they were too expensive to replace considering how little use they get.
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Old 08-02-2013, 08:08 AM   #3

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I'd certainly run drag radials in the rear. Stick with your stock size in the front if you're going to run the factory 16"s. You could go a little wider on the rear so as not to throw off the aspect ratio; however, you might want to consider sending them out to get widened.
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Old 08-02-2013, 08:17 AM   #4

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Nice sounding Iroc-Z

how bout some pics... !
2011 Hhr
Formerly known as Silver85IrocZ !!

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