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Old 05-15-2013, 08:12 AM   #1
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26" or 28" Tire/Which One

Just curious on what people on the boards recc. should i use a 26 or 28 slick
Car has 353/369rwp a 12bolt w 4:11's car is a m6 car all tubular suspension upfront--viking double adjustable w 300# springs---- Ive read alot of posts and its always 50/50 lol. Just curious as to what most people are running--
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Old 05-16-2013, 04:21 AM   #2
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Re: 26" or 28" Tire/Which One

I've had better luck with 28"slicks on the brake.
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Old 05-16-2013, 04:53 AM   #3
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Re: 26" or 28" Tire/Which One

Stick cars can be difficult but I would try 26" set at 22psi first. The 26" and 4.10s are a great match whereas the 28" will take the ratio down a notch unless you are using Nitrous which will be a benefit

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Re: 26" or 28" Tire/Which One

I'm running Hoosier QTP 27" diameter 10.5 tires.
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:16 AM   #5
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Re: 26" or 28" Tire/Which One

Yea i was thinking abut getting hoosiers they only offer a 8" wide tire in a 26" size (ill be running on stock salad shooters this yr)
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Re: 26" or 28" Tire/Which One

28's 29560/16 MT DR
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You keep posting this same info, and I believe it is wrong. I explained that in your post on the "Wheels & Tires" forum, where you indicated you fit a 295/60-16 on your car with no problems.

295/60-16's on 99 z28

A 295/60-16 IS A 30" DIAMETER TIRE. You are not putting a 30" tire on a 4th Gen F-Body without some body work.

In the PM you sent me, you told me you were buying:

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will MT drag radial 295/50/16's fit on the stock tires and not hit the lip bad ? The car has......
I suspect what you have is the M/T Drag Radial II, in sixe 295/50-16. That is a 27.7" tire, at least according to M/T.
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Re: 26" or 28" Tire/Which One

It all depends on what you are doing.

Obviously you aren't racing or you would have an auto.

With a manual you need much more traction at the line but you don't want you break stuff either.

I have been told for the last 66 years of my life that if you spin at the line you need to go back and either reduce timing or tire pressure until it doesn't.
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Yea i was thinking abut getting hoosiers they only offer a 8" wide tire in a 26" size (ill be running on stock salad shooters this yr)
I'm running 26 x 10 x 15 hoosier racing slicks with 4:10 gears on mine, it's great on the quarter mile...
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