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Tires are your only contact with the track whether you are accelerating or braking. Your horsepower and brakes rely totally on your tires.
The most under-rated part of a car and the most important. Nothing matters if the tires don't grab the road.
Paul is having a new car built locally in So.Cal. and is involved in the new " Direct Connection" revival.
Still a bundle of energy. He has always used a built Torque-flite. His company was Rossi Racing Transmissions.
He got those wheels up launches with his own technique. The Seventies is...
Chrysler has built Millions of engines that way for many decades.
But they are not Racing engines. They are passenger cars needing to have a factory warranty for many 10,000 of thousands mixed purpose miles.
Just like buying anything custom, you can get whatever you are willing to pay for...
If you are asking in what order to make alignment adjustments, you should definitely take it somewhere.
The Factory Service Manual gives you the basic procedures.
There is a lot to take into consideration when doing a proper alignment. Tire sizes, ride height, front to rear attitude, etc...Bump...
The numbering used on tire sizing is for a static tire. No load on it.
A road race tire and a drag race tire can be the same sizing but the tires will change shapes differently under loads.
Depends on how the tire carcass is designed/constructed. Sizing doesn't tell you that. Only static...
It may be 50 years old but that doesn't mean that it is out of date really. Some guys still use points. Fuel and air are still just that Make sure that your components, connections are in good condition and " don't fix it if it works"
Follow the manufacturers recommendation or just pick which guys opinion that you like the best ?? Your choice. I always take the time to do as the maker of the part recommends, no issues later if there is a problem...
How about what type of driving are we talking about ? Straight line quarter mile with acceleration loading only, or road racing with constant up and down shifting. Makes a big difference on the drive-line stresses.