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      01-12-2012, 02:26 AM   #1
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Will these Hoosier "road race" tires work for the drag strip?

I only ask because i found a screaming deal locally and i want to know how these might work at the drag strip? http://www.hoosiertiregp.com/product.cfm?InvKey=1244
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I only ask because i found a screaming deal locally and i want to know how these might work at the drag strip? http://www.hoosiertiregp.com/product.cfm?InvKey=1244
if you have a 17" wheel yes it will work fine
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Well i know they will mount up to a 17" rim, i meant will it provide a much greater amount of traction over the stock tires for drag racing even though they are road racing tires.
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Well i know they will mount up to a 17" rim, i meant will it provide a much greater amount of traction over the stock tires for drag racing even though they are road racing tires.
I wouldnt suggest it. Typically road race tires have hella stiff sidewalls = bad wheel hop = broken shit. You need soft sidewall and sticky surface... AKA drag radial or drag slick.
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