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Old 10-19-2013, 01:28 PM   #1
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So I'm running 295/30/18s on my 04 Mach. I get no traction at all when I get on it. Tires are pretty worn.

I'm trying to see what is the best tire to get to keep traction on public streets and the track if I decide to go? I don't want a drag radial, but something similar. I want to be able to feel comfortable driving on wet roads lol.
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Old 10-19-2013, 02:00 PM   #3
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What is the actual size of your wheel?
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Well usually the better grip you get on dry land the worse it will be on wet. If you want something that will keep traction you will need softer tires, but those will be less friendly in the rain and won't last as long.

I have 285/35-18 Sumitomo HTR Z II tires, they hook pretty well on dry land, i haven't driven them in the rain yet (I don't plan to either, since i removed my wipers). They are a summer tire though, so depending on the conditions they could be driven in the rain.
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Well they don't have to be outstanding in rain, just not horrifying when turning or accelerating lol. But now even on dry, my *** end is all over the road. I was leaning towards the BF Goodrich tires.
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You could also try some 305/35-18 NT555Rs. They are considered drag radials, but they are pretty streetable. People on here even drive them in the rain no problems (just have to slow down a little).
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Old 10-19-2013, 06:24 PM   #8
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I have continental DW tires 295/35r18 on my 03 mach and I'm very impressed with then in the rain and dry traction is great too
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Anybody run extreme contacts?

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You could also try some 305/35-18 NT555Rs. They are considered drag radials, but they are pretty streetable. People on here even drive them in the rain no problems (just have to slow down a little).
305s are so expensive tho! Lol
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Old 10-19-2013, 07:29 PM   #10
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[QUOTE="98GTCONV;1832325"]Anybody run extreme contacts?





That's what I'm running the continental extreme contact DW
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