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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-12-2010, 08:46 AM Thread Starter
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What size slicks?

I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction for slick size on my 67 mustang project. It's a 3100 # all steel car with a 4-linked tube chassis. 598" blown on gas and should make 1,000-1,200 HP. right now I have Mickey Thompson 15-29-18.5. Should I try to get the largest slick I can under the car or stay a little small due to tire growth during burnout or something else i don't know about. Right now the car sits real low and the rear fenders were "rolled" to make sure the rubber cleared. Thanks for any input, Steve
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Honestly without looking at the car in person you won't be able to tell. I know Percy's makes a "wheelrite" tire simulator to figure out wheel diameters, widths, and tire profiles.
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