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My GXP needs more grip at the track.
Can anyone reccomend some good but reasonably priced wheels and tires?
The wheels need to clear the front brembos and most likely an 18" wheel and the rears I want to be at least a 275

As for tires Im leaning toward the nitto nt05r's

What do you guys run/recommend?
If I went to slicks do I need to worry about the axle strength (Im at 440whp)

Lastly I have camaro 20's on the front with super sports, could I run an 18" DR in the rear with the 20's up front or do I need to change to match?
 

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My GXP needs more grip at the track.
Can anyone reccomend some good but reasonably priced wheels and tires?
The wheels need to clear the front brembos and most likely an 18" wheel and the rears I want to be at least a 275

As for tires Im leaning toward the nitto nt05r's

What do you guys run/recommend?
If I went to slicks do I need to worry about the axle strength (Im at 440whp)
I like the nt05rs. But I'll get the Mickey Thompson et streets next. Not sure about the wheels since you have those fancy brakes...


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You have any issues with the Nittos?
Solid grip to launch around 3k?
And They came fancy :p
 

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good to know, what size do you run?
 

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1.59 on 265/40/18 MT's...I would go 275/40/17 if I didnt need to clear brembos just for the gear advantage though.
 

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2steps I have brembos too what wheels do you run?
 

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awesome, what do you run up front?
 

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Good rims for the track are race star wheels.... pretty cheap for a good wheel.... 9.5" rears and 4.5" in front.... 17" diameter rears... race stars clear front brembos....

you can do a search for race stars or dark stars and a couple guys have threads on them with all the details... i liked the mickey thompson dr's et street 2s or the hoosier slicks... both cut average 1.57 or better on 60'.... so issues at all at takeoff especially on hoosier slicks....
 

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Oh awesome, and what size tires for them?
 

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On 18's I ran a 265/40-18 mt. Drag radial and had a 1.68 60ft
Now I have 28x10-17 Hoosiers on Asa ( cheap track wheels) 17x8's
 

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I run the same tire as 2steps on an 18" GT wheel which is 8" wide. I'm on the stock stall and lightly modded only cutting 2.0 60' times, but they've never spun; street or track. It takes some effort to roll them over on dry pavement, they're $$$ though.

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ok so after a trip to discount tire to look up some options and prices with some friends this is what I came up with. Will it fit? opinions on this setup?

- TSW nurburgring
8" front, 9.5" rear

- Nitto nt05r OR mickey thompson ETs
285/40/18

- Nitto nt555
255/45/18
 
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