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Old 04-13-2014, 07:56 PM   #1
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best tire for good traction?

i am currently running 275/35/18 ..cobra r wheels....no lower control arms yet..i cant get traction to save my life...even 2nd and third gear the back end of my car sways when i get on it...is it because of the tires?....maybe 45s?
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Do you have any suspension mods? Also what specific tires are you running?
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sr shocks struts and sr 1.5inch lowering aprings and new quad shocks....not sure the brand of tire....on the car when i bought it
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Go look its on the sidewall

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general exclaim uhp i think
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Generals are good tires. Get some good control arms in there and that will help. And by good I mean good not SR.
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Nitto NT555 245/45/17 you won't regret it. If you have suspension work though you might want something beefier in the back. Just my 2 cents.
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Leave the 555's on the shelf. They are useless. Street tire go for the street comps or the kdw's

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Nitto NT555 245/45/17 you won't regret it. If you have suspension work though you might want something beefier in the back. Just my 2 cents.
The 315 Nitto 555Rs I had before don't even hook up as well as the 275 BFG Comp 2 street tires I have now. Nittos also run narrow as hell so you have to figure you go up 2-3 sizes to fit properly so a 315 on a 10.5" rim is more like a 285. My 275 BFGs are literally 5-10mm thinner than the 315 Nittos I just pulled off. With that said, the Nittos and Bullitts I have are for sale rofl.

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Leave the 555's on the shelf. They are useless. Street tire go for the street comps or the kdw's

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Agreed, BFGs are the ****. I had them on my last Mustang and now this blue one and I can't say enough good things. Great hook up, smooth ride and quiet as well. I only wish the Comp 2s would go above a 275 wide in 18s...
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