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post #1 of 5 Old 07-31-2005, 03:08 PM Thread Starter
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Should I run nitto d/r's for autoX?

Would I be better to run my street tires for the autocross this weekend or nitto drag radials.


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post #2 of 5 Old 07-31-2005, 03:54 PM
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I ran mine with some success for two seasons. Pump them up to 36+ PSI and run 'em. They'll feel wierd, they'll make your car understeer, but if you compensate for that you'll find yourself upwards of 2 seconds faster on the typical 50-60 second course.

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A friend of mine runs them on the back of his Vette, highly inflated as well (with 555's up front) with some success as well. The Nitto DR sidewall is more rigid than the BFG DR's sidewall.

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I run them on the rear and have had great sucess (beating more than one car running Kumho 710s).

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Link to my reply to the same question in your other thread. Your situation differs somewhat.

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