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Old 01-13-2008, 03:11 PM
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im going to run a 31x14x15 on my 2800lb car what would be the best tire and compound? mostly running 1/8 leaving between 4000 and 4500
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Old 01-13-2008, 05:33 PM
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Not sure about the compound but I would like to say my truck weight is 2750 and a Stiff sidewall slick works great. I had always thought they were for heavier cars but they do work great at 2750..Just a thought.
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Old 03-28-2008, 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted by us7race
Not sure about the compound but I would like to say my truck weight is 2750 and a Stiff sidewall slick works great. I had always thought they were for heavier cars but they do work great at 2750..Just a thought.
2750 with or without driver ?
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Old 03-28-2008, 05:41 AM
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Go with the stiff sidewall, M/T told me the soft (regular) sidewall tires are for light cars with no rear suspension . I like the Mickey Thompson. They are real consistant and I get a bunch of passes out of them. The 31x14x15 will be the M/T part number 3074S and that's a stiff sidewall L8 compound. Follow M/T's instructions for checking/correcting rollout BEFORE you do the 1st burnout with them. With the weight of your car you'll probably start with around 6 lbs of air.
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Old 03-28-2008, 06:40 PM
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I run a 32 x 14 goodyear stiff sidewall on my Nova it is 2820 without me and 3050 or there abouts with my fat butt in it.Mine works good with 8 -10 pounds but I have never tried lower than 8 psi.
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