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Old 03-12-2019, 09:51 AM
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Default Base 19x10 drag radials?

As the title says what size drag radials are guys running with the base c7 factory rear 19x10? 285? 305?
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As the title says what size drag radials are guys running with the base c7 factory rear 19x10? 285? 305?
305/35r19"

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I'm running 305/30/20 base 1lt.
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Heck no. 305/35r19"
Those are taller than factory height tires. Wont that screw with the trans/computer on an A8??


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I'm running 305/30/20 base 1lt.
How so? Base 1LT came with 19x10 rear wheels.
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Originally Posted by Dave02C5 View Post
Those are taller than factory height tires. Wont that screw with the trans/computer on an A8??
How so? Base 1LT came with 19x10 rear wheels.
They are taller but not enough to screw with computer... but they are the max size u can put on a 10 inch wheel which makes for a wild ride upstairs as they get loose and move around
Later years came with 19/ 20 combo, but the 20 in lacks enough sidewall and is not worth it if you are making any kind of power

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They are taller but not enough to screw with computer... but they are the max size u can put on a 10 inch wheel which makes for a wild ride upstairs as they get loose and move around
Later years came with 19/ 20 combo, but the 20 in lacks enough sidewall and is not worth it if you are making any kind of power

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They dont rub on inner fender?
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Default Nitto NT05R 305/35-19"

[QUOTE=Dave02C5;1599034319]Those are taller than factory height tires. Wont that screw with the trans/computer on an A8??

The factory 19" tires are 26.9" if I remember correctly. The Nitto NT05R drag radials are 27". They're fine.




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Originally Posted by Dave02C5 View Post
They dont rub on inner fender?
Not on stock rims they dont

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I run M/T 285/35R19 About the same height as stock on 19X10 2017 OEM Base Wheels but a 10.5 or 11 inch wheel with the correct offset would give more contact patch. First set lasted 2yrs of often at the strip, on second set. Tires dead hook most runs, the drawback is the tire weight. Going for a taller tire on a base stock car may or should damage your 60' time.
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I went with the 285/35/19. Seemed like the right thing to do considering the stock size and it was $130 more for the 305s..
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