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post #1 of 3 Old 07-03-2008, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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Best way to break in new slicks

I just got in some mickey thompson slicks #3054. that I am planning on getting mounted for this weekend. What is the best way of breaking them in and a starting air pressure. In the old slicks goodyears that was 28 tall with tubes I ran really good with 12pnds. Will the Mickey want the same or less tire pressure in them?


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Your going to have to play with tire pressure and see what works best for you. I see a lot of guys at the track with new slicks. They never seem to break them in, the just do the first burnout with the sticker still on the tire.

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There are opinions on how to brake in a set of new slicks . What seems to work best for me is a real hard long burn out for the first one . The M/T slicks I had didn't like low pressure like a good year does . My slicks liked 15 pounds lower never helped the traction at all.
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