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Old 02-22-2016, 09:59 AM
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Default Mickey Thompson ET Street SS or ET R

I'm reading some good things about the ET -Rs , but it seems like the ET SS might be better for a driver / week end racer. They both are the same compound, but MT claims the SS would be better if you get caught in the rain.

My set up weighs 3600 with me in it. 383 makes about 460 tq at 3000. TH 350 with a 2400 stall. and 3.42 posi.

I'm thinking 26" on the SS but Maybe the 27" ET -R . Or 28

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Old 02-24-2016, 02:44 PM
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Well maybe it was a dumb question

I contacted MT tech.

Big surprise, tech said the SS is better on the street , but the ET-r would really be better at the track.

They will wear about the same.

I also asked if a 27 X 8 would be nearly the same/ consistent as the 26 X 10. The tech said wider is more consistent.

I had to ask . I know a taller tire can give you a bigger contact patch.

I figured I would update you guys , in case you cared
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Old 02-25-2016, 06:10 AM
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LOL, I didn't respond because I don't give a chit!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just kidding

I really couldn't put my opinion in because I don't know about tires. But it sounds like you have it figured out. Happy hunting anyways.
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Old 02-25-2016, 08:32 AM
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LOL, I didn't respond because I don't give a chit!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just kidding

I really couldn't put my opinion in because I don't know about tires. But it sounds like you have it figured out. Happy hunting anyways.
Thanks my friend . Tracks start opening here in about two weeks. Depending on the weather.

Can't wait to see what it will run. I'm thinking somewhere around 12.50. That little slip of paper can be a humbling experience.

Maybe we could start a pole .
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Old 02-27-2016, 11:31 PM
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I'm a fan of the Nitto Drag Radials myself...I like the lateral grooves and the fact that I can drive my car whdn it rains...On my second set now, and they hook weel:)
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Old 02-28-2016, 12:06 PM
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I'm a fan of the Nitto Drag Radials myself...I like the lateral grooves and the fact that I can drive my car whdn it rains...On my second set now, and they hook weel:)
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What part number and size please
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I used to run ET Streets on my Camaro SS when I took it to the track. Great tires there but very soft compound. Does not take much to put a hole in one.
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Old 02-28-2016, 05:30 PM
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I used to run ET Streets on my Camaro SS when I took it to the track. Great tires there but very soft compound. Does not take much to put a hole in one.
So what are you running now?
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Old 02-28-2016, 07:40 PM
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Sold the Camaro almost 2 years ago.
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Old 02-28-2016, 08:02 PM
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i wish i knew more about sticky tires to be of some help but I'm afraid I'm not,I'm hope you find the help you're looking for on here.
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Old 02-28-2016, 08:11 PM
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Probably not

By the way got the GN rear in and running. Nice . 3.42 though, but it's an improvement.
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Old 02-29-2016, 06:50 PM
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I ordered a pair of MTs ET R in 255/60 X 15 today.

In case anyone cares.

May get a few test and tune runs this Saturday,Lord and weather permitting . I'll let you know how it goes.
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nice! please do
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I ordered a pair of MTs ET R in 255/60 X 15 today.

In case anyone cares.

May get a few test and tune runs this Saturday,Lord and weather permitting . I'll let you know how it goes.
We care,,, post it up!
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:04 PM
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Weekend racing is canceled , Snow today and maybe Sunday. Maybe Tuesday night test and tune. Who knows lots of rain in the forecast.
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