Drag Racing Tech - ET Drag 28"x10.5" x15"W ...any body make it fit?
subject says it all..anybody make the "W" tire fit yet? its like over an inch wider than the standard 28x10.5x15
[ December 17, 2001: Message edited by: PaiN ]</p>
12-17-2001, 11:50 PM
George baxter has been running it for a while
[quote]Originally posted by JimmyKash:
<strong>George baxter has been running it for a while</strong><hr></blockquote>
Thanks Jimmy! Do you know if it took any "special massaging" to make it work <img src="gr_stretch.gif" border="0">
Pro Stock John
12-18-2001, 11:32 AM
Mikey and Roman, both ARE cars, ran W's in 2001.
I saw Roman's car at ARE this past year, and he cut the back plastic a good amount since they grow quite a bit.
12-18-2001, 02:36 PM
I didn't know M/T made a "W" in a 28x10.5 slick. That may make things interesting next time I order tires... <img src="gr_grin.gif" border="0">
As far as fit, I run 28x10.5 ET Drags now, and I also have a pair of 28x13.5 ET Streets that are tight, but they do fit w/o rubbing.
Anybody have the tread/sidewall measurements of the 28x10.5W???
12-18-2001, 04:16 PM
What's the "W" stand for?
12-18-2001, 04:43 PM
it it stands for "wide"
it is a little wider than the true 10.5" tire and the tire also "grows" on the top end a lot to help mantain stability
[quote]Originally posted by Big Mike:
<strong>What's the "W" stand for?</strong><hr></blockquote>
its short for "WFO"...
which in turn is short for "WIDE F###ING OPEN!"
hehe sorry man..been working too long
[quote]Originally posted by GeorgeC:
Anybody have the tread/sidewall measurements of the 28x10.5W???[/QB]<hr></blockquote>
side wall is 11.7 for the regular...13.1 for the W
tread is 10.0 for the reg....10.9 for the W
diam is same...
W weights like 3 pounds more
12-18-2001, 07:40 PM
Damn George, better break out the file and hammer <img src="graemlins/gr_judge.gif" border="0" alt="[judgement]" />
12-18-2001, 07:43 PM
I use the 28x12.5-15 ET Streets with very minor rubbing.
[ December 18, 2001: Message edited by: Reckless ]</p>
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