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Old 06-27-2014, 02:42 PM   #36
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wow....I am such and idiot....LOL Looking at the tires, our aspect ratio is 40, not 45 like stated above.

Lol, I was like I can't find these tires anywhere!!!


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Ive only found 40 for the front. But 35 in the rear

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You guys think 305/35/20 that's about 28.5" tall would be too tall for a GT with 3.31 gears? I'm putting down 423whp but might do 3.73 gears eventually. 3.31 are still fine with me at this time and would like to keep them if the tires aren't too tall...

i have 3.31's, but a 26.5" tire, and someone was saying this equates to about a 3.55 gear (since my tires are a little shorter than stock), so i imagine you may feel some "drag." I have a cobrajet manifold, and can hoenstly admit i feel some low end loss, its not terrible, but if i lose any more torque when i install my cams i'll be making the switch to a 3.55. I like having long gears on the street, the CJ manifold is wicked when you can hold a gear out against someone.
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Have a buddy with with the cobra jet and 3.31's
he can not keep up with me with my 4.10's and boss intake.

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I can't wait to make the switch to the cobra jet and deleting the VCT.

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1/4 or street? I know my car does not perform well in the 1/4, 12.3 @ 118 is my best to date on street tires, but thats not what it's built for so i dont mind. On the street however, i put a healthy distance on my friends Boss with headers, intake, throttle body, dyno tune, the works you know.

People want to say they rev to slow to get into the powerband, but my powerband is massive lol, i can do a 60 roll in 2nd. A 3.31 cobrajet is lethal on the street.

Edit: granted like i said, with my shorter tires, i am closer to a 3.55, that may account for something.* However, even with the above mentioned Boss shifting at 8k and me at 7500, i was still able to hold onto a gear substantially longer than he was.
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On the streets of Mexico. E85 makes all the difference. Remember I'm 11.5 compression, ported heads, and e85

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Old 07-01-2014, 01:24 PM   #42
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If not I'm go with your suggestions rapinator126. But no invo for me. From I heard it's more like a luxury performance tire

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really? I always thought NITTO was a lower class brand.
Like you got your FIRESTONE,BFG,MT,MICHILLAN, BRIDGESTONE
those kinda guys then below that you got you Nitto and Hankook and falkens and coopers, and those guys then below them you got your Walmart variety
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really? I always thought NITTO was a lower class brand.
Like you got your FIRESTONE,BFG,MT,MICHILLAN, BRIDGESTONE
those kinda guys then below that you got you Nitto and Hankook and falkens and coopers, and those guys then below them you got your Walmart variety
Haha

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On the streets of Mexico. E85 makes all the difference. Remember I'm 11.5 compression, ported heads, and e85

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Ah, those kinds of details matter haha.
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Ah, those kinds of details matter haha.
I will make the swap to the CJ soon.

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Michelin Pilot Super Sports. We have 295/45/19 on the back and 275/45/19 on the front. SO much smoother than 35's. They fill the wheel wells perfectly and they stick like glue wet or dry. These tires are a 100% improvement over the Pirelli's
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While the Pirelli's I had wore well (I rotated then every 6K; got about 45K before they were cast away), the Michelin Pilots were a huge improvement, especially in the wet weather. I can't remember how many times I'd excellerate to the left lane to pass a slow car during rain, only to find myself grabing on the the steering wheel to recover the back end sliding about. Not so with the Michelin Pilots. They are great in rain or dry conditions.
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haha not true?
All depends on your goals.
Nitto has a dam good drag radial for the street, the nt05r. There street tires are questionable.

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I will make the swap to the CJ soon.

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But your Boss manifold isn't "broken" lol. How are you gonna convince your wife to let you change it out?
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But your Boss manifold isn't "broken" lol. How are you gonna convince your wife to let you change it out?
I'm sure you could find a way to break it lol.
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But your Boss manifold isn't "broken" lol. How are you gonna convince your wife to let you change it out?
Lmao. She won't mind about that. But maybe a 400 shot and hit the limiter without the window switch and by by intake lol.

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