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Well my car is both dragrace and daily driver and the front rims are 17*9 and the rears are 17*10.5 right now the rear tires are 315/35/17 Nitto xtremedrag NT555 but they're about gone and i wanted some ideas of what to put on the rears next?
 

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I have a set of Nitto NT555R's too on my mustang and actually the more they wear down the better they grip. But if your really wanting some new tires I'de say get a set of Mickey Thompsons..I have a couple friends that have Mickey Thompson Drag Slicks on thier Mustang Cobras and they work really well.
 

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yea mine work really well too.....when it's dry but when it's raining i'd be better off attaching a rutter to the back of my car :tongue
 

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Do you race yours on the track? When I went to a local track there was 2 classes Street & Strip. Street class was regular tires & Drag radials on streetable cars. Strip was slicks on race cars. For a mildly moded car a set of Nitto's, BFG drag radials, or Mickey Thompson drag radials should be fine. I am going to try the BFG's 275/40/17 or 255/50/16. I have not figured out which rims I am going to use.
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ItsaV6iswear! said:
Well my car is both dragrace and daily driver and the front rims are 17*9 and the rears are 17*10.5 right now the rear tires are 315/35/17 Nitto xtremedrag NT555 but they're about gone and i wanted some ideas of what to put on the rears next?
Myself, I happen to like the B.F.Goodrich drag radials. They can be used, both ways, street, and drag. I go through a rear set per year, which, for me, isn't bad, plus they look great, with my bullitt rims!
 

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Myself, I happen to like the B.F.Goodrich drag radials. They can be used, both ways, street, and drag. I go through a rear set per year, which, for me, isn't bad, plus they look great, with my bullitt rims!
yeah I'd agree with brown!!
 

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BFG Drag Radials.

I've seen many people having outstanding times with their BFG D.R.
Me personaly, I do way to much daily driving - that's why they are no option for me.
 

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Nitto just came out with another tire design that is supposed to grip better than the 555's. I'd visit their website and have a look at them.
 

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+ 1 for Nitto :thumbsup
 

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I have the drag radials and love them The first time I went down the strip with them I was launching at about 3000 rpm's and that was not enough the car gripped to much causing me to under rev and run a slower time than I should have, but when you figure out the proper launch its a beautiful thing go with the goodrich drag raidials they rock!
 
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