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Old 02-26-2009, 01:57 AM   #11
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I would hope he runs premium on a near empty tank in the first place...
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I was planning on getting some M/T 24.5x8x15 slicks but a few local guys were advising against it and saying it would destroy my gear box. They recommended the 22" slicks instead. I have a Torsen diff and Exedy Hyper Single clutch. What do you guys think about the 24.5" slicks? BTW, I run the 1/8" mile over here.
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Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't the fuel pump on the front of the tank? So running it near empty wouldn't be as good as 1/2 a tank.
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