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Tire size on a 93 cobra?

Discussion in 'Fox-Body Cobras' started by 91 FOX 5.0, Nov 27, 2006.

  1. 91 FOX 5.0

    91 FOX 5.0 New Member Established Member

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    what size tires are most of you guys running and how does it hook? Anyone fit a 275 bfg?

    Thanks
     
  2. Big Ben

    Big Ben stangsofsouthflorida.com Established Member

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    I run MT Drag 275/40-17's on my stock wheels on the rear. They just clear lowered and all.

    My car hooks AMAZING.
     
  3. 19COBRA93

    19COBRA93 Tire shredder Established Member

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    I'm running 265-35-18's all the way around and it looks great. Personally I like the look of a 275 all the way around, but they were more money, and sometimes you'll have rubbing issues.

    In a 17 you'd be looking at 255's or 275's. You can run smaller or larger, but those seem to fit the best, and look the best.
     
  4. Kevins89notch

    Kevins89notch Active Member Established Member

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    My 89 use to be stock except for gears, exhaust, and a vortech. It went 11.9 on slicks, and would have probably put down about 330-350 if I ever would have dynoed it. Anyway, with 225 gaterbacks on 10 holes, I could blow them away in 1st or 2nd, and break them loose in 3rd. With 275 nitto 555Rs, I had to try to break them loose. I loved those tires. I hear the MT Drags hook even better, so I can image how those would be.
     
  5. stangbear427

    stangbear427 New Member Established Member

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    Agreed. In five months on the street I toasted a stock differencial with Nitto DR's on my GT, 245/50's. Those tires were awesome. With normal tires I could launch in second and spin them hard, and keep them burning into third; but with the 555DR's Launching in first I was lucky to chirp second. Hook like mad, corner like a road course tire, and no worse in the rain than any other tire I've used. According to my Gtech they shaved .5 off my 1/4 too, over the Nitto 450 Extremes I used to run.
     
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    racerbox77 Active Member Established Member

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    With my old factory Cobra rims I had Nitto DR 275/40/17. They cleared my lowered car and hooked pretty good.
     
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    tunedin302 Runnin' with the devil Established Member

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    What size tires are you running with the 18s?
     
  8. racerbox77

    racerbox77 Active Member Established Member

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    I got the Toyo TR1 245/40/18 and 275/35/18. Wish I would have gone with a 285 on rear. Theres room and with 9.5" rims the tire looks a little bit small. O well Im sure Ill burn them off next summer.
     
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    Im running MT drag radials on stock rims 275/40 My car is lowered to and have no rubbing problems and MTs hook better than the Nittos too.
     

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