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Old 02-13-2012, 08:45 AM   #16
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Default Re: Hoosier radials or M/T stiff wall slicks??

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Our results show different gains depending on the combination. The higher the horsepower and weight, the bigger the gain going to a stiff sidewall tire.

A 10" wide wheel and a stiff sidewall tire is a good combination. If your car is close to or over 3000 lbs, and you have more that 500 HP, I would go with the stiff sidewall tire.

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The car is around 3250 with driver. Horsepower is around 500-550... And btw, is the stiffwall more stable driving than the older style slicks? And what's the longevity on sidewalls compared to the older ones? Thanks Jason!
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:57 AM   #17
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Default Re: Hoosier radials or M/T stiff wall slicks??

I would go with the stiff sidewall tire.

Some people can feel the difference, some can't. I will say the stiff sidewall supports the tire better under heavy loads.

Like everything else it depends on the application, but most see and improvement in service life.

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Old 02-15-2012, 12:19 PM   #18
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I would go with the stiff sidewall tire.

Some people can feel the difference, some can't. I will say the stiff sidewall supports the tire better under heavy loads.

Like everything else it depends on the application, but most see and improvement in service life.

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Ok thanks for the advice Jason!
One more question though. Have you ever heard of someone slowing their 60' times by changing to a stiffwall?
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:42 PM   #19
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Default Re: Hoosier radials or M/T stiff wall slicks??

No - I have not heard of it. when properly applied.

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Default Re: Hoosier radials or M/T stiff wall slicks??

I HAVE NEVER FOUGHT MY STIFF SIDE 26X10 DOWN THE TRACK. THEY ARE VERY STABLE UP TOP. GREAT TIRE!!!!!!! I RUN A 10" WHEEL
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Old 02-16-2012, 11:45 AM   #21
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Default Re: Hoosier radials or M/T stiff wall slicks??

Cool thanks for the replies! I am leaning towards the stiff walls now, just didn't want to lose any et out the gate compared to the standard slicks.
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