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Old 05-13-2019, 08:41 AM
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Default So when do you know your et streets are done?

The lines just faded on mine . Can I get a few more passes out of them ? Or are they smoked?
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Old 05-13-2019, 08:41 AM
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They are done when they stop working.
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I ran mine til the belts started showing. They weren't hooking anywhere near good as new but still better than a regular street radial.
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For some reason I think this was on MT faqs at some point. I believe the answer was basically when your et starts slowing down.

Edit: Just looked, when your 60ft is inconsistent.
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when they start driving like nittos
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when they start driving like nittos
Ah so you mean when they finally start hooking on the street
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I’ve had both nittos and et streets. The thing I didn’t like about the mickeys was they took a lot of weight to balance, and after roasting them getting on the highway they seemed out of balance for a while . Especially in the summer.. the nittos gave a much better ride, and lasted longer. As for traction , on my car , they seemed about the same on the street, but being a pd blower car Traction is an issue anyway
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Originally Posted by jimmyg View Post
Iíve had both nittos and et streets. The thing I didnít like about the mickeys was they took a lot of weight to balance, and after roasting them getting on the highway they seemed out of balance for a while . Especially in the summer.. the nittos gave a much better ride, and lasted longer. As for traction , on my car , they seemed about the same on the street, but being a pd blower car Traction is an issue anyway
No kidding...brand new tire on brand new Bogart wheel. Guy that balanced it insisted the wheel was bent. I havenít noticed any issues, but Iíll go with a different tire when these are done.

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Ah so you mean when they finally start hooking on the street

haha i knew that'd get you in here.

the 1 guy who can hook on nittos
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Lip weights on a brand new bogart gives me anxiety
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Old 05-14-2019, 11:12 AM
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Lip weights on a brand new bogart gives me anxiety
Here is the other one for comparison. Itís small town Iowa. Most mechanics, tire shops, and exhaust shops with the exception of the dealerships are good honest hardworking types. Unfortunately they are better at working on work trucks with no knowledge of our hobby or late model performance. I do everything I can myself and if I could balance wheels and do alignment myself I would.

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aaaaaaand thats why i bought my own tire machines
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Originally Posted by BCNUL8R View Post
No kidding...brand new tire on brand new Bogart wheel. Guy that balanced it insisted the wheel was bent. I havenít noticed any issues, but Iíll go with a different tire when these are done.
Find a shop that does road force balancing. Sheesh that looks like crap... and very damaging.
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Originally Posted by rotary1307cc View Post
Ah so you mean when they finally start hooking on the street
LOL They haven't seen your thread.
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when they start driving like nittos
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Oh it's spreading.... We have a couple 1300-1500hp cars that have caught on now

They are sorted with power management and TC like me and the nittos put them in another level the Mickey's could not...... And they aren't buying tires monthly

They are into the 3s on the street 60-130 now as well on the nittos
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I should update that thread. Lots more learned and progress made. Really got into sorting the dig leave now as well

26" nitto on bare virgin asphalt

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I should update that thread. Lots more learned and progress made. Really got into sorting the dig leave now as well

26" nitto on bare virgin asphalt

Please do. Lots to be learned from that thread.
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Originally Posted by mOtOrHeAd MiKe View Post
Find a shop that does road force balancing. Sheesh that looks like crap... and very damaging.
I was really disgusted when I went to pick them up and the guy told me a wheel was bent. I said are you sure itís not the tire? Can I watch you turn the tire 180 and rebalance. He said no I said fine give me the wheels I will not be back. I called the place where I got the wheels and he said no way that wheel left here bent and if no damage to the box or anything it didnít happen during shipping either. He said most likely it was the tire, but if I wasnít comfortable I could send it back and theyíd take care of it anyway. I decided to go ahead and run it and havenít noticed any issues so Iíll see how it balances out when I put a new tire on it.
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dude what are you gonna do when that 3 ounce weight goes through your quarter panel during a burnout?
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