Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Just find a stock set of Lincoln Mark VIII aluminum factory rims in 16 Inch to use just for track purposes. They will work fine on any of the 16 inch drag radials you plan to use. That being said go with a 255-50-16 or a larger 275-60-16 if they are available. Check the specs on those as well. Remember, the stock tires are approximately 26.8 inches tall. The stock rims width will work with either of them for drag purposes.
You will be running a lower tire pressure but you only need to go as low as what it takes for the car to hook. Trial and error. The more pressure you can run with and still pull good consistant 60's with only slight wheel spin the better off you are. Less rolling resistance down track, more stable and better MPH out the top end.
Would 255-50-16's on sport rims treat me any better than 245-45-17's on my current rim? Because those are what I've been looking at. Along with some skinnys up front. What size fits the 16" aluminum SC spare rims?
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