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Old 01-27-04, 07:05 PM
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good rim for drag on an fd

like the title says i need something wide though
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Old 01-27-04, 10:04 PM
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stock fd rims, its not about tire width but tire compound, you can easily kill your stock diff on a pair of slicks!
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Old 01-29-04, 10:26 AM
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well the v8 in my FD kills the stockers and i will soon have a kaaz unit so anyone else have any suggestions on drag wheels?
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i was thinking about running the spare rims up front . Any suggestions? my car might pull the front off the ground so are they safe ?
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Old 01-29-04, 01:39 PM
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Lots of 750rwhp+ supras run FD stockers with ET Streets, [email protected]+ all day long. my .02
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you could run the spare rims, but you need to change the tires if you're faster than 55mph in the 1/4
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Originally posted by blackkiller7
my car might pull the front off the ground so are they safe ?
If the wheels are in the air what's it matter Using a pair of the stock spares is fine as long as you change the rubber. You don't want to go fast with what is on there now
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Old 01-29-04, 04:47 PM
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yeah i knew i had to change the tire but i was worried about the strenght of the rim


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If the wheels are in the air what's it matter Using a pair of the stock spares is fine as long as you change the rubber. You don't want to go fast with what is on there now
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Old 01-29-04, 04:51 PM
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Originally posted by in2twins
Lots of 750rwhp+ supras run FD stockers with ET Streets, [email protected]+ all day long. my .02
i used the same set up on my 98 TT supra and didnt find it that great . I wasnt pushing 750 either . A lot of automatics have good success with that setup but mine hooked better with the ccw set up
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Old 01-29-04, 11:40 PM
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Use the spares up front and then powder coat them and they would look cool.

Anybody know if Racing Welds (DragLite) wheels are good for FD's??????

16x8??????
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id wonder if they (weld) make 15x10 that fit the FD
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i wouldnt run the spares up front they are close to the same weight as the stockers, just buy a cheap set of wheels that fit up front. or you could get the weld 17"x4 front runners and they would be perfect.
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blackkiller7 I (weld) does make 15x10" wheels but they wouldn't clear the brake calipers on the FD. 16x10"????
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Old 01-31-04, 10:19 AM
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i really want to go with a lower rim size so i can get a wrinkle wall slick with some nice side wall like a 29 instead of a 26
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Old 02-01-04, 12:38 PM
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I believe RX.7com guys run 15x10" but they customize everything.
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