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Old 07-18-2007, 10:27 PM   #1
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Need help with decision on rims and tires for drag racing!

well, first of all, i just got some lowering springs. however, i can't install them until i get new tires because i currently have 225 45 17 instead of 225 40 17 which was my mistake. with the stock height, once in a while the tires on the front will rub when going over big dips in the road so i obviously need new tires before lowering it. so i will be getting 4 new tires soon for my daily driver setup and sell my current ones.

now for the drag racing part. i'd like to get some drag radials and obviously i don't want to put them on my daily driver rims. so my question is, what rims and tires should i go with? i was thinking of getting 2 16" rims and tires for the front. should i just stay with a 17" instead? i'd like to get a lightweight racing rim but don't know what i should go with.

so what kind of setup should i go with and what rims and tires should i buy to use for when i go to the track?


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for drag get a light weight 15" wheel (OZ superlegera, or Team Dynamic Pro race 1 (or 1.2)). THese are the only 15" wheels that will fit over SVT brakes. I have the 15" TD PR1 for auto-x. and then some sort of a drag tire. Sorry i dont know much about drag tires, im an auto-xer
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what was all the specs on the 15" ones you have (width, etc.)

anyone know what tires are good to use for drag racing
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i'm having a tough time finding the team dynamics online. i'm trying to find some used or new. ebay has nothing, and when i google and yahoo it, very few good sites come up. even searching for new ones, theres only a couple sites that i can buy them from it seems

for the ones that have them, where did you buy them? i think i'd like to get 15's
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