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Old 05-08-2013, 09:07 PM   #1
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Can my stock axles handle drag radials? Or slicks? What size drag radials is good for a 17 inch rims?
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Yea don't see why not, however quite a few people will recommend having the tubes welded.
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Size depends on your rear gear ratio. A mostly stock gt doesn't have the power to spin an axle tube or break an axle, slick or no slick.
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They will be fine.
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What island are you on? I run 17` AM bullitts with 295/45 MT ET Street II drag radials. I have 250+ runs down the track and my axles are performing flawlessly. You will be fine.
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What island are you on? I run 17` AM bullitts with 295/45 MT ET Street II drag radials. I have 250+ runs down the track and my axles are performing flawlessly. You will be fine.
I'm from the big island where are u from
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Size depends on your rear gear ratio. A mostly stock gt doesn't have the power to spin an axle tube or break and axle, slick or no slick.
I'm gonna be running 4:10s for my gear ratio
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