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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 16th, 01, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
 
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I have a 67 camaro ss with 396ci/400 turbo & 15 inch cragar s/s on rear. Right now I have 275/60-15 radials on and can't keep them from spinning ( have traction bars ). I want to go to a Mickey thompson street/strip tire and I want to know if I can go to 50's with these rims.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 16th, 01, 05:50 PM
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How wide are the wheels? I would personally go with the BFGoodrich Drag radial tire. They seem to be better on the street and they have great traction. You shouldnt really have any problem switching to a 50 aspect ratio if you have a 7-8 inch wide wheel
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 17th, 01, 09:35 AM
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it is recommended that you go no more than 1" +/- the wheel width. but have seen most ( me included ) go 2". just watch it on the turns.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 17th, 01, 03:41 PM
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you should be able to run a 295-50-15 its not as tall side wall but the tread is wider
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