DOT drag radials..... preference?

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  1. Canadian1968

    Canadian1968 Well-Known Member

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    Looking at getting a set of DOT drag radials to help 68 Charger hook up. I want a street legal tire so that I can.drive to and from the track with them .

    To work with my setup need a 26" tire. There are a lot of options out there even multiple versions by the same manufacture . Would like to hear some experiences

    M/T , M&H, Hoosier , Nitto ...... So many options.
     
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      I'm running the Nitto 555r's. They hook so good it almost feels like the car lost power because the tires are so hard to break loose. 20180430_170614.jpg
       
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      • 493 Mike

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        Originally I ran Hoosiers and they hooked great but it was like riding on a bowl of Jell-O. Switched to MT drag radials. Did not hook as well but, what a difference in ride and handling!
        Mike
         
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        What size Nitto’s are you running??
         
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        275/60R15
         
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        • 69 GTX

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          You forgot to mention what wheel size you have.
           
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          I have a set of 15 inch rims . And looking for a 26 or 27 tire .

          I am going to price out .
          M/T ET street S/S - 255/60/15
           
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          I think he meant width on the wheels??
           
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            Try to use the widest rim for the tire, it will help flatten the footprint.
             
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