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Need 15x8 drag wheel recommendations

I seem to have hit the limit on my current 26x8.5 slicks and would like to upgrade to 26x10.5x15.

Does anyone have any recommendations for a drag wheel that is lighter than 15 inch fanblades. It can be mustang or t bird bolt pattern.

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i run Weld Pro Stars 15x8 5.5bs but im probably going to go to a billet specialties wheel, cant remember the name of the one im looking at.

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I'm running 275/50-15 MT DR's on weld draglites 15x8.5.
Just wide enough to dirty thr rear of the car (side and trunk lid) on every burnout.
My DR's are 10" wide.
My humble opinion is go with 9" slicks. 10.5" slicks will stick out.
I'm going with 275/60-15 DR's next season.
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i run Weld Pro Stars 15x8 5.5bs but im probably going to go to a billet specialties wheel, cant remember the name of the one im looking at.
Do you have any pics of your setup from the rear? Is the backspacing good or do you think it should be something different? Also how wide are your tires.

96 v8 4.6 explorer, kooks headers, off road x, magnaflow mufflers, cl tb/plenum, lmaf, gt tube, xcal tune, alum shaft, 3800 dirty dog converter, darrin trans, 373 gears, hoosier slicks on fanblades, pbr brakes, Skinnies on front, No PS or AC, Aeromotive EWP, major weight removal (3380 LBS), 12.78 OLD COMBO.
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I'm running 275/50-15 MT DR's on weld draglites 15x8.5.
Just wide enough to dirty thr rear of the car (side and trunk lid) on every burnout.
My DR's are 10" wide.
My humble opinion is go with 9" slicks. 10.5" slicks will stick out.
I'm going with 275/60-15 DR's next season.
I'm okay with them sticking out a little. I know they aren't going to tuck as nice as on my wife's mach1. It is just the nature of the beast. I tried nine inch slicks but for bracket racing, I really need 10.5 for consistensy. I think it will be nice to have the extra tire width when I finally decide to run nitrous with the new motor.

96 v8 4.6 explorer, kooks headers, off road x, magnaflow mufflers, cl tb/plenum, lmaf, gt tube, xcal tune, alum shaft, 3800 dirty dog converter, darrin trans, 373 gears, hoosier slicks on fanblades, pbr brakes, Skinnies on front, No PS or AC, Aeromotive EWP, major weight removal (3380 LBS), 12.78 OLD COMBO.
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my car with 15x8 welds and 275/60r15 indy 500's
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