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Old 04-26-2008, 06:49 PM   #1
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what are the best type and size of drag radials for an 01 ssei? all i can find are a 275/40/17 and a 335 30 17 those just seem to be to wide for the car! any hints
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what are the best type and size of drag radials for an 01 ssei? all i can find are a 275/40/17 and a 335 30 17 those just seem to be to wide for the car! any hints
You can get most any size you want. I have 245/45/17. Cant remember off hand teh brand. I think you can get away with 255 wide, that'* about where you will start rubbing.
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I use the Mickey Thompson 255 50 R 16 drag radials. They are great and don't rub

Good luck finding a 17" drag radial or slick that will fit.
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MT ET street radials or BFG drag radials on a 16" wheel. You want a tall sidewall for drag racing so a 245 or 255/50R16 tire will outperform it'* 17" counterpart (assuming you can find one) at the track any day.
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I run MT ET drag slicks in 15", but only the 92-99 can run that size. 2k rotors are too large for a 15" rim.
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my stock wheels are 235 45 17 i beleave and 17 in slicks are almost inpossible to find i have a buddy who has an 00 daytona gtp and he wonts to trade his 16 for my 17 is that a good deal or will they even fit the ssei!
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Your stock tires are 235 55 R 17 on stock 17" x 7 1/2" wheels

16" wheels will fit your car but are usually only 7" wide unless you can find the rare 8" wide ones

16" will clear your stock brakes by about 1/8" with no interference.
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