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    Why do they

    Why do they put wide white stripe on there slicks? Like in add 2131806 . :?

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    It's alot easier to see wheel spin.

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    IT HELPS TO CHECK FOR TWISTING OF THE SIDEWALLS AT LAUNCH AND WHILE GOING DOWN TRACK --I WAS TAUGHT
    you can use a camaro to see the movement in slowmochine .
    WE ALSO PAINTED A MARK ON THE RIM WHERE IT TOUCHED THE TIRE TO CHECK FOR SLICK MOVEMENT AROUND THE RIMS DURING LAUNCH

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    Quote Originally Posted by lively
    IT HELPS TO CHECK FOR TWISTING OF THE SIDEWALLS AT LAUNCH AND WHILE GOING DOWN TRACK --I WAS TAUGHT
    you can use a camera to see the movement in slowmochine .
    WE ALSO PAINTED A MARK ON THE RIM WHERE IT TOUCHED THE TIRE TO CHECK FOR SLICK MOVEMENT AROUND THE RIMS DURING LAUNCH


    Thanks guys. I always was wonderinng that but never ask. :wink:

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    Almost a must, for making chassis adjustments. good one with the camaro thing lively, i will use that one on my ford pals. :lol:

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    You don't need the stripe on a Ford. If you can't read the letters on the sidewall it means he's in the burnout or driving through his own oil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ccperf721p
    You don't need the stripe on a Ford. If you can't read the letters on the sidewall it means he's in the burnout or driving through his own oil.
    lmao..... very well said :lol:
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccperf721p
    You don't need the stripe on a Ford. If you can't read the letters on the sidewall it means he's in the burnout or driving through his own oil.
    in otherword watch the valve stems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lively
    IT HELPS TO CHECK FOR TWISTING OF THE SIDEWALLS AT LAUNCH AND WHILE GOING DOWN TRACK --I WAS TAUGHT
    you can use a camaro to see the movement in slowmochine .
    WE ALSO PAINTED A MARK ON THE RIM WHERE IT TOUCHED THE TIRE TO CHECK FOR SLICK MOVEMENT AROUND THE RIMS DURING LAUNCH
    You're right the camaro works perfect. Just look out the driver window of your mustang and you'll see the camaro's rear tire.


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