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I’m looking at getting a pair of slicks to put on my 17x10 racestar wheels. Are you guys running screws on your stock cars? And are tubes a must? I checked fitment and they clear that end link although barely.
I got zero traction at this facility with my M/T Rs. Maybe a radial slick? Anyway what say you?
 


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Any reason you’re going with a slick and not a DR?
 


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You may have to drill the valve stem hole in the rim to run tubes? You will need a way to lock your tire if you run tubes.
 


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Any reason you’re going with a slick and not a DR?
I have them 305/45/18 Mickey Thompson Rs. Work great on a prepped track. Need 200 lbs of concrete in the trunk to have marginal traction on unprepped surface.
 


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You will need a way to lock your tire if you run tubes.
Kinda what I was asking on a stock HC. Better safe than sorry I guess.
 


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I have them 305/45/18 Mickey Thompson Rs. Work great on a prepped track. Need 200 lbs of concrete in the trunk to have marginal traction on unprepped surface.
Gotcha. Stock HC has no problem on DRs on mild prep, and slicks with 4500lb cars can be a wild ride. Unprepped is a different animal entirely. My buddy ran slicks with his M6, no tubes and no bead locks needed to break an axle. YMMV.
 


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Got these. Made ALL the difference. 10B99F27-345C-4498-946F-A8EFDF9CE5F4.jpeg
 


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I use to run Hoosiers on My 2010 SRT8 KB 3.6 Al 440 and loved them. Added more HP and my husband changed to MT's

What was the difference they made. Do you have a time slip comparison.

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I use to run Hoosiers on My 2010 SRT8 KB 3.6 Al 440 and loved them. Added more HP and my husband changed to MT's

What was the difference they made. Do you have a time slip comparison.

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Hi Linda! Unfortunately, I never kept any slips from that place. My best pass Sunday was 7,14 @ 96mph. That's down from 7.60s with drag radials. I never competed there over the poor prep. Reguardless of what I dial I feel confidant it can be repeated. Now gotta work on that reaction time!
 




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