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Ok looking at 2 different drag radials for track use. I want to run these on a factory TB 17" rim which are 9" wide correct?

Which one would hook better or work better on the factory rim? I can not run a shorter tire, running converter unlocked and trapping well into the 120mph+ range. By the specs the M&H recommends a wider rim even though the tread width is narrower than the MT streets?


Mickey Thompson ET streets- 28x11.5,
specs 27.19" tall, tread width 10.6", recommends min-9.5" rim

M&H 325/45 17"
specs- 28" tall, tread width 10.3", recommends min 11" rim
 

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Both are good. The factory tb 17" rim is 7.5" I think.

Et streets are bias ply though.

On a factory tb rim I would run the 275/50/17 m&h radial.

The tires you listed are too wide for a factory tb wheel.
 

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Neither will fit on a factory tb wheel. 17 x 8 the 325 due to there new design will need a minimum of 9. I wouldn't want a 325 on a 9 wide but have seen it done.
 

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Sorry they are the ET street 2 Radials I was looking at.
 

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Both are good. The factory tb 17" rim is 7.5" I think.

Et streets are bias ply though.

On a factory tb rim I would run the 275/50/17 m&h radial.

The tires you listed are too wide for a factory tb wheel.
Thanks!
Looks like the M&H 275/50/17 might be the winner then. By the specs it measures 28" tall and tread width of 8.8". This is almost identical to my 275/40/20 nittos.

I'm sure the M&H will hook better than the nittos on there now? I was impressed with my nittos but they have over 30 passes on them now and 5 months of street driving and are going away just a little.
 
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