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    F21 Well-Known Member

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    OK going to beat up an old topic getting the car on the road for the first time in 20 something years used to run M/T et streets what are your thoughts on a good rear tire realistically driven on the street which as much racing as possible 17626BC4-2717-4AB6-BB03-B0A788B3F2A7.jpeg
     
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    mbaird mbaird

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    Depends on your power level .
     
  3. Biff

    Biff Cheep not easy

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    Et streets are still good.
     
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    RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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    Yup. I agree.
     
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    Kendog 170 Let the boy go !

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    I like mine.
     
  6. Syleng1

    Syleng1 Karma is real and Life is short... FABO Gold Member

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    Mostly now finding actual tires that fit are the first challenge. A lot of the sizes we took for granite years ago are no longer made.

    Everything is 17” and larger now.
    As for the tires- I am still running Cooper Cobra that are 8years old and spin at the drop of a hat so those won’t work. BF GR are still available but outrageously expensive. I agree with above with ET drag or I believe Hosier still makes a street strip tire on 15”
     
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    • moparstud440

      moparstud440 Well-Known Member

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      We ran M/T Sportsman Pro tires on 1967 Belvedere for a handful of years. Drove it 23 miles each way to the track. Never had an issue, but car only ran mid 8's in the 1/8th at the time. Got caught in a rain storm more than once and it was okay, just had to drive sensibly. We have ran M/T ET streets on our Street/Sportsman car for the last 15 years and they have been a great tire. Never used them on the actual road though. That car has been 11.0s but typically a 11.70s car. M/T seems to have discontinued alot of M/T ET street tire sizes, so may not be able to get the size you want. My wife uses Hoosier Quick Time Pro tires on her car and they are pretty much the same as the M/T ET streets (I do think the M/T ET streets last longer). Shes been 10.70s without an issue, no road driving with those either. The new hot trend are the M/T radial tires, but I think they are less forgiving on a track that's not prep the best. Not sure how they handle on the road either.
       
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      Biff Cheep not easy

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      Went looking for 225/50/15 for my car none in Canada !
       
    • F21

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      OK well I think I’m going to get Hoosier Quick time pro
      In a 26 11.5 15
       
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      Scared to drive on the old Mickey Thompson’s been 20 years
       
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