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Offline BK

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Radial vs Bias
« on: September 28, 2017, 01:35:49 PM »
Is there a reason we don't run radial slicks on dragsters and altereds?
Or do we run bias ply because that's what we have always run?

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Re: Radial vs Bias
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2017, 01:55:09 PM »
what I've learned is radials work good with rear suspension, I know some FED have tried them with no success, on some recommendations from door cars.
Maybe the closests on how radials work is the 10.5 M/T, very stiff sidewalls.

If you decide to try radials, let us know how they work on solid mounted rear-ends.

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Re: Radial vs Bias
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2017, 11:53:59 AM »
BK We ran them on a bodied car in Comp C/EA and they were fast as long as the track was very good ! Radials run a lot of tire pressure like 13 lbs and are nit forgiving at all ! You spin and you are done