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Old 11-17-2014, 07:15 PM   #1
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Slicks for a 18x10 wheel?

Anyone know of any companies that sell slicks for a 18x10 wheel? so far only ones i can find are these Micheline's but the price will make you cry:

https://www.jacksonmotorsportsgroup....product/n17667
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Old 11-19-2014, 12:25 PM   #2
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Are you wanting slicks for the drag strip or road courses? Most Mustang owners are looking for drag slicks, but you since you're referencing an 18x10 wheel that sounds more like a road course setup.
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If you are going to run slicks get a set of rims for slicks not 18s. Usually going to be a 15x10 and then a 28" tall tire.
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it would be mostly for drag however there would be a fair amount of driving done on them due to the distance i live from the strip.

i have 2 wheels so i need to find tires to fit them, i have 19'' in the front and i am not going to buy a new set of wheels + tires for the front for cost issues.

i would have just gone with radials but i am a manual and i hear they are bad on the drivetrain
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Plenty of folks are going damn fast on Drag Radials w/stick cars and pretty much everybody makes them for 18x10's. M/T, Hoosier, M and H etc.
DR's will also give you more MPH than a Bias Ply slick because they are freer rolling.
A 15" rim will give you more sidewall than an 18" for way better bite.
I highly recommend that if it is in the budget. Plus, 15" tires are way cheaper than 18" tires so that will help offset the cost of wheels. Couple sets of tires and you would pay for a pair of race stars with the savings.

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Oh yea i hate to break it to you, but those Michelin slicks aren't designed for drag racing. I just looked into them, they are focused toward corner carving.

You pretty much won't find a drag slick 18" diameter.
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This is about the best DR on the market right now.
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MTT-90000001536/
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Anyone know of any companies that sell slicks for a 18x10 wheel? so far only ones i can find are these Micheline's but the price will make you cry:

https://www.jacksonmotorsportsgroup....product/n17667
Holy smokes, I just looked at the price of these road race tires, 500 bucks each?
The M/T's are less than half the money and will bite way better for Drag Racing. For that price you could buy the race stars and DR/s and have the right racing setup.
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Like I told him, get a set of drag tires for the strip. Drag racing seriously on 18s? Lulz.
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Like I told him, get a set of drag tires for the strip. Drag racing seriously on 18s? Lulz.
And right you are....

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