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Old 11-26-2009, 03:05 AM   #1
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15s in a wagon

finally got my car into the 15s on wednesday...15.76 to be exact but i deffinatley need new tires as i was burn out all the way threw first but it was still fun...in january i'll have some new ones and hopefully be faster...oh well not bad for a n/a wagon


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Old 11-26-2009, 10:52 AM   #2
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that's awesome man. what tires are you thinking about getting?
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Old 11-26-2009, 11:21 AM   #3
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Old 11-26-2009, 01:10 PM   #4
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get some 18x7.5 rims with 225 45 tires. kumho escta tires as well as some off brand tire i experimented with awhile back hook up really really well. you wont really be hooking up 1st any better until you get some wider or softer compound tires and since soft compound tires are so expensive and you go through them so fast i would think wider tires would make you happy. and they are 18s so they bling! either that or just snag a pair of rota slipstreams or something similar in 15x7.5 or 15x8 and stuff some DR's or just some fat tires on them
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i'm running 215/35r/18 falken ziex 512...i really like those tires but for drag racing i'm gonna put the stock 16s with slicks....thanks chris it was fun
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careful with those slicks. stick with DOT approved radials. remember that little cast aluminum bracket that bolts to the trans that the dogbone motormount bolts to on the underside of the car? that sucker will bust all to pieces if you start launching the car TOO hard.
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ok that's good to know...i wanna upgrade those soon anyway...i'll talk to the people at the tire shop to help me choose the perfect tire
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ive not seen any aftermarket brackets anywhere and honestly i wouldnt suggest one tougher anyway. im pretty sure that cast bracket is made crappy like that simply for the purpose so that the bracket will bust to pieces and only cost you 20 bucks to replace rather than busting your transmission case to bits and cost you several hundred to fix. my understanding is that when you start pushing that 60ft time under the 2.0 second mark you are tempting fate.
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