Help me put togehter a cheap wheel and tire combo for the track...

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  1. The Green GT

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  2. 19mustang95

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    that is the correct lug pattern, but i believe you will need a 6" backspacing.
     
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    You will definately need atleast a 6" bs with a 10" wheel if you are lowered over an inch. A 4" bs will stick out past the quarter panel. I would also try and get some Mickey Thompson tires if they will be strictly track tires because mine Nitto's didn't hook that great with just H/C/I and now with the Procharger, they really don't hook.
     
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    Ok question.

    How likely am i to break something in my newly rebuild rear end if I get some slicks? I dont go to the track that often, but when i do I get about 10 or more runs in.
    Im thinking about ust going with some M/T ET streets so I dont have to worry about breaking anything on my daily driver. Actually LESS LIKELY to break anything. So what kind of chances does my rear end have with slicks?
     
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    Well I have never broke a rear personally, but anything can happen. I guess its a pay to play deal, it could break but you never know :dunno: Odds would say with a fresh rear you should be fine but :-\ :-\ who knows for SURE. And again I know dozens of guys including myself that has made hundreds of passes on slicks and never had a prob
     
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    Well when i say freshly rebuilt, I mean just the diff. The axles are stock and stuff. Basically the clutches, bearings, and gears were changed.
     
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    you have less of a chance to break with DRs than you would with full out slicks...if i was you, and if you have the extra space in the garage or somethin, try and pick up another rear, you can get one for like $150-200 if you look hard enough...so if you do snap the rear end, you hav another one to throw in.
     
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    Ok I have decided to use my stock 16 in waffles.

    So who makes the biggest drag radial that will go on a 16x8? M/T ET streets only come in 255 and I am hoping for like a 275.