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Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 182
posted June 09, 2002 07:31 PM
Running on 5/8's mile track with low banking. track conditions are always changing. I have the following tires:
is what tire should go on the RF,LF,RR, and the LR ?

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted June 10, 2002 01:15 AM UIN: 54865418
is that all the tires you have or do you have set of them.and what are the roll out on them so we can give you an idea of what to run for stagger

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 259
posted June 11, 2002 12:27 AM
what brand of tires and what does the tread pattern look like this will have a major effect on your handling too and if you are close to me i can set you up with a good used tire deal im in southeren ohio

Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 90
posted June 11, 2002 09:44 AM
Rookie. Racer and Tech have good questions for you to help determine your setup. But, one thing to consider in your placement is the series of the tires (70 vs. 60). Basically, that number sets the sidewall height based on a percentage of your tread width. For example, the higher the series coupled with tread width, when placed on the right front, will make that corner roll over more. I would suggest in getting a close matched set of tires from what you have. Try to stay away from the 70 series, unless you need rollout for gear purposes, etc. Your 255/60 is somewhere over 84"+ in circumference. That's "HUGE" difference from the 205/60 which is in the mid 70" range. You can match certain 65 series to go with your 60's. The sidewall height there can be used for fine tuning by placing that tire in the required corner. Hope this helps. Good luck.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 259
posted June 12, 2002 12:56 AM
just measure the height width and circumference with a tape measure and use the inches instead of all of that metric crap. i figure its the best way to go. like a 235/70/15 is almost like a 28-8.50-15 and so forth i can see that this is the best way to go

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