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Old 02-16-2011, 06:23 PM
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Why do they put wide white stripe on there slicks? Like in add 2131806 . :?
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Old 02-16-2011, 06:35 PM
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It's alot easier to see wheel spin.

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Old 02-16-2011, 06:36 PM
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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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Old 02-16-2011, 06:42 PM
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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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Old 02-17-2011, 05:33 AM
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Its cool to watch the launch on Fuel cars when they play it back in hi-def slow motion, the abuse those tires take is incredible!
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:18 AM
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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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Old 02-17-2011, 08:39 AM
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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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Old 02-17-2011, 09:29 AM
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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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Old 02-17-2011, 10:03 AM
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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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Old 02-19-2011, 07:55 PM
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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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