Mickey Thompson tires - Ford Mustang Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013 Thread Starter
Apprentice
 
Saltydawg's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: Plano
Posts: 115
 
Mickey Thompson tires

Does anyone have any experience with them? I am looking at the sport comp radials.
Saltydawg is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013
PONY Member
 
downwardspiral's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Long Island
Posts: 659
 
I have the 285's.. They are OK, I was expecting more from a Mickey Thompson tire but after all it isn't a drag radial. This is my first winter with my car, so it could just be that I'm not used to the nature of the car; but the tires do not hook up at all when it is cold (below 50ish). I spin the top of 3rd going 60-70 when the tires are cold even if I roll into the gas.. However once they are warm they work very well. After a quick burnout (brakestanding 2nd just till the engine revs up and rolling out a few feet) they hook up nicely. It hooks in 2nd like the original brembo p-zeros did on a hot day. I haven't really seen weather above 65-70F since I got the tires though, I'm sure they are nice in the summer.

2011 Mustang GT - 6 Speed, White, Brembo package
Vortech v3si, homemade intake, Koni yellows, GT500 strut mounts and mufflers, BBK LCAs, Barton 2 post, MT Street Comp tires 255F 285R
567hp/460ft*lb wheel 11.815@122.03 / 1.883 60' (untuned@465wheel)
1973 Mustang Mach 1- Fuel injected 351c, toploader 4 speed, 9" trac-lok, Hotrod Flatz OD green
downwardspiral is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013 Thread Starter
Apprentice
 
Saltydawg's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: Plano
Posts: 115
 
Thanks for the info. I think most performance tires are junk in cold cold temps. I just thought about those over the Invos because of price and the tread pattern looks pretty aggressive.


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com Free App
Saltydawg is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013
GT Member
 
scott_0's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: oxFORD
Posts: 1,818
 
I actually just got the Sport Comps in 255/40/19 and 285/35/19 and as said they are not sticky like a drag radial but from what Ive been reading they have tested failry well. I just got them mounted last night so cant offer anymore info at this time, but they are a decent looking beefy tire

2011 Ingot silver GT Premium Brembo package, 2013-14 headlight conversion, Steeda Ultralites, Koni STR.T, GT500 strut mounts, Revolution Automotive stage 1 MT82 upgrade, Exedy Mach 500 clutch, MGW race spec shifter, Mcleod SS clutch line, BMR adjustable panhard bar, Forgestar F14's, Pypes long tubes with catted x-pipe, Kooks axle backs, Revolution Automotive tuned
scott_0 is online now  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013 Thread Starter
Apprentice
 
Saltydawg's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: Plano
Posts: 115
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by scott_0 View Post
I actually just got the Sport Comps in 255/40/19 and 285/35/19 and as said they are not sticky like a drag radial but from what Ive been reading they have tested failry well. I just got them mounted last night so cant offer anymore info at this time, but they are a decent looking beefy tire
Very cool! Keep me posted on your experience with them.
Saltydawg is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Mustang Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a VALID email address for yourself, otherwise you will not receive the necessary confirmation email needed to confirm, validate and activate your new AFM member account.

Failure to provide a VALID email address, will result in the cancellation of your new AFM member account registration.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Random Question

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183