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Old 02-26-2005, 05:57 PM
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What kind of street handling would a 92 Gt have with 165 front tires and 275 rear tires? they are mouted on 15x8 on the back and 15x4 on the front.
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Old 02-26-2005, 06:14 PM
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I heard if you replace the shocks with steel round bars, that you car will handle great. I would not do that to my car, but.....
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Old 02-26-2005, 07:51 PM
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What kind of street handling would a 92 Gt have with 165 front tires and 275 rear tires? they are mouted on 15x8 on the back and 15x4 on the front.
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it wouldnt handle that great, the front tires are so skinny that you would not be able to take turns that fast...
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Old 02-26-2005, 08:37 PM
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it doesn't need to be able to handle a race course, but it would need to be safe enough for a daily driver. i think it might become difficult to drive during rain?
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Old 02-27-2005, 01:47 PM
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it is safe enough but not as safe as normal sizes, because the tires dont track right
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that combination of tire sizes is not safe on the street for a daily driver. you must remember that the front brakes do over 2/3 of the stopping but they can't do this with those skinny tires on the front wheels as the tire contact patch would be very small compared to the normal sized front tires usually found on a Stang.
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