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Old 02-02-2012, 01:44 AM
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Default Best "drag pack" set up for a C5?

Looking to see what you guys are running in terms of drag wheels....

From mild ( $ ) to wild ( $$$ )

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Old 02-02-2012, 08:35 AM
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CCW Drag Pack here!

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Old 02-02-2012, 10:43 AM
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Draglites are cheapohs. but the lightest option by far.
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Cheapies are ZR1 replicas and greg weld or alumastars front runners
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Weld RTS's are middle to high end of the road
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CCW's are nice and middle to high end.



Highline is probably BOGARTS.
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What size rear wheels are those Superman09 ?

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My CCW drag pack is retardedly heavy. I'll stick to my Greg Weld's up front and whichever of my various botched together rear sets fit the track that day.

Low end is GTO spares and F-body 16" rears.
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Bogart D10s here. Insanely light

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What size rear wheels are those Superman09 ?
16x10, offset set up for the flares 26x11.5x16 tire
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I also use only C5 rims (both 17s and 18s and both base LS1 and Z06 styles) on the back with GTO spares on the front when I race, but it's not even driven solely by my typically 'budget minded' mentality LOL. I had CCWs and actually sold them to use these type of set ups instead.

Not a C5 of course but this combo works on C5s as well:

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C5 17" fronts with C5 Z06 17" fronts:

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Originally Posted by mAydAy121 View Post
Low end is GTO spares and F-body 16" rears.
Thanks for all the great info!!!! Much appreciated.

More info on this set up please!
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Old 02-03-2012, 07:42 AM
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run 5 star fluted bogarts like said before they are light. had ccw's very pretty but not as light as bogarts and a real chore to polish.
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I'm curious what you guys find from going narrow and light on the front end wheels/tires. Assuming you don't go to a taller front that is. (taller front gives a better ET due to more roll out)

The rear portion is obvious due to the change to slicks or drag radials. The best being a radial slick, although I haven't researched sizes there.

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budget drag pack right here and very light as well!

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GTO spares with racemaster front runners. Also added a 1" spacer to space them out better. Rears OEM 17" thinspokes. Still have the rears but i sold the gto spares.
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Originally Posted by Stevo92z28 View Post
budget drag pack right here and very light as well!





GTO spares with racemaster front runners. Also added a 1" spacer to space them out better. Rears OEM 17" thinspokes. Still have the rears but i sold the gto spares.
That is a good match
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Originally Posted by algZO6 View Post

Man, they look really nice.
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Hardcore = spindle kit for 15" rims and modified wheel well for 30" drag radials.

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thanks jay. this spring im going to do some tpe fenders with some drag spindles and drop down to a 15. what size and offset are your prostars?
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Originally Posted by 4DRUSH View Post
Hardcore = spindle kit for 15" rims and modified wheel well for 30" drag radials.

are you using 15" on the front and rear? and do you have to change brakes in the rear or is the spindle kit the only thing really needed to be changed out?
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Originally Posted by algZO6 View Post
thanks jay. this spring im going to do some tpe fenders with some drag spindles and drop down to a 15. what size and offset are your prostars?
Rear Prostars are 15x10" with 7.5" Backset. (shown in pic)

With 28" 11.5" slicks I'm thinking 6.5" to 6" will fit the flared fenders better. Check back with me when you're ready, by that time I should know.

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are you using 15" on the front and rear? and do you have to change brakes in the rear or is the spindle kit the only thing really needed to be changed out?
15's on the front with Strange lightweight brake kit.

(Doug actually has a used brake kit for sale which includes the modified spindles).
http://forums.corvetteforum.com/drag...-assembly.html


For the rear:
The ECS 15" kit comes with Strange lightweight brakes and any rim will fit.

The LG spindle kit allows you to use your stock brakes, but you'll need a spacer & caliber grinding.

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